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  • Add to Calendar 2017-12-18 10:00:00 2017-12-18 17:00:00 Europe/London Northants and Rutland O Gauge Group - Coarse O Gauge 3 Rail Running Meet O gauge running event. Bring your Hornby, Bassett-Lowke, Ace, Darstaed, Seven Mill, MTH locos and rolling stock to run. Bring any O gauge related buildings, models. Informal club, no membership. Anything O gauge welcome. Mainly 3-rail but 2-rail possible. Legendary home-made cakes, beautiful location next to Harringworth Viaduct, warm welcome. Harringworth Village Hall, Gretton Road, Harringworth, Northamptonshire NN17 3AD Northants and Rutland O Gauge Group FaceBook link Northants & Rutland O Gauge Group
      - Coarse O Gauge 3 Rail Running Meet

  • Mon 18th December 2017

  • Harringworth Village Hall, Gretton Road, Harringworth, Northamptonshire NN17 3AD


    OPENING TIMES:  MONDAY 4pm-9.00pm ISH
    ADMISSION:  Adults £3.00      Family £6.00 
    O gauge running event. Bring your Hornby, Bassett-Lowke, Ace, Darstaed, Seven Mill, MTH locos and rolling stock to run. Bring any O gauge related buildings, models. Informal club, no membership. Anything O gauge welcome. Mainly 3-rail but 2-rail possible. Legendary home-made cakes, beautiful location next to Harringworth Viaduct, warm welcome.

    COME AND JOIN US FOR OUR FIRST BIRTHDAY EVENT!
    Coarse O gauge 3-rail group, no membership needed.Bring your own locos and stock to run, vintage or modern, clockwork or electric or just come to watch and chat with fellow enthusiasts.Hornby & Bassett-Lowke very welcome. Bring any O gauge related buildings or other models to put on the layouts.Home-made snacks, cakes, tea and coffee available. Fantastic location next to the mighty Harringworth viaduct.Car parking.Bi-monthly.NB this is not an exhibition as such, the accent is on running.2 trade stands and a bring and buy table.

    An opportunity for running coarse O gauge electric and clockwork trains on 3-rail track.Vintage as well as modern trains can be run so Hornby tinplate and even Bassett-Lowke may run.Revival tinplate such as Ace, Darstaed and Seven Mill also very welcome, we can also accommodate MTH. Mostly models of steam trains but Diesel/electric welcome too. Informal group so as long as it's O gauge and has wheels it will be welcome. We can sometimes accept 2-rail locos but check your minimum radius against ours.
    Three tracks planned on main layout: 27"(Atlas) & 36" radius (Merkur tinplate) and 50" radius (Atlas). Shorter 27" Atlas track also available. Guest layout on this occasion will be a Hornby tinplate one kindly supplied by Geoff Brown and John Lacey of the HRCA.

    Even if you have no trains to bring, why not just come to enjoy these amazing trains running in a beautiful English village virtually underneath the eighty-two arch, 1.2 km Harringworth viaduct? A stunning location. A six-coach O gauge train measures about ten feet in length so they are amazing to watch. Close to the beautiful Rutland towns of Uppingham and Oakham. Legendary home-made snacks and beverages.
    PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS IS NOT A MODEL RAILWAY EXHIBITION; THE ACCENT IS ON THE TRAINS SO SCENERY ETC IS MINIMAL.

    PARKING FOR ABOUT 20 CARS IN THE VENUE's OWN CAR PARK.

    CONTACT:  Contact Exhibition Manager by mail   Tel: 07711092497
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:2
    T:2
    CS
    Free Parking Refreshments

    List of Traders Attending :   List of Layouts Attending :
    WJ Vintage   X 4 Separate O Gauge 3-Rail Tracks, from 27" to 50" Radius
     
     

    HOW TO GET THERE:
    If you are Travelling by Car :   Nearest Railway Stations :
    Check here for Parking Options.   Corby [5.45 miles]
    Oakham [8.19 miles]
    Stamford (Lincs) [9.19 miles]

Info Last Updated : 15th October 2017
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