Layouts of the Hull Miniature Railway Society & its Members that are available for Model Railway Shows
 

Select the scale that you are interested in - 'EM' '00' 'HO' '009' 'N' 'TT' 'O', '0-16.5' & 09

These are short descriptions of the layouts, to see more details, including where the layout is next being exhibited, and pictures click on the name of the layout.(please note that pictures are not yet available for all the layouts) If, as an Exhibition Manager, you wish to book a layout to appear at your Show please, in the first instance, contact our Webmaster please note that you should delete [delete] in the address before sending.

('EM')Scale: 4mm/ft. Gauge: 18.2mm top of page

LLANGERRAN; Owner: Ken Gibbons, Size: 20ft 6ins x 6ft (6.1m x 1.8m) (including operator space) Operators: Four. Transport: Two cars. A through point to point layout depicting a fictitious rural back water in west Wales during the early 1980s.

PEN-Y-MADOC: Owner: Steve Farrow, Size: 16ft by 2ft (4.8m x 0.6m) (plus operator space), Operators: Three. Transport: Van hire. A 1938 North Wales might have been, the layout represents the terminus of a branch off the Cambrian Coast line. Ref: Railway Modeller April 2008.

WEPRE PARK: Owner: Ken Gibbons. Size: 13ft by 1ft 3ins (4m x 0.4m) (plus operator space). Operators: Two. Transport: One car. A company depot on a mineral line based in north east Flintshire during the 1960s.

 

('00')Scale: 4mm/ft. Gauge: 16.5mm top of page.

BASIN STREET: Owner: G Wilson & N Porter, Size: 16ft by 3ft (4.8m x 1m) (plus operator space), Operators: Two. Transport: TBA. Two layouts in one, the upper level depicts an Ex L.M.S. goods depot comprising a bonded warehouse and a mineral yard. The lower layout is modelled as a L.N.E.R. canal basin with exchange sidings. The layout is set shortly after Nationalisation in 1948.

BRANCASTER: Owner. Hull MRS. Size: 16ft x 2ft (4.8m x 0.6m) (plus operator space) Operators: Three. Transport: Two cars. A station that might have been in Brancaster, the town from which the layout gets its name. Featured in Railway Modelling Explored (1999) as the "layout you can build" although now brought upto date by Hull MRS.

DRIFFIELD:Owner: Hull MRS. Size: 24ft x 10ft (8.0m x 3m) Operators: 4. Transport: Van hire plus one car . This layout shows the station at Driffield in Yorkshire as it would have been in the late 1960s until the late 1970s. A variety of trains operate using both steam and diesel power. Ref. Railway Modeller July 2009.

GREENBER: Owner. Ken Gibbons. Size: 7ft x 1ft (2.14m x 0.3m) (plus operator space) Operators: Two. Transport: One Car. A typical modeller's 3 point terminus, which shows what can be done on a smallish baseboard, with limited funds and time.

HEDON ROAD YARD: Owner. John Robinson. Size: 12ft 6ins x 1ft 4ins (3.8m x 0.5m) (plus operator space) Operators: Two. Transport: One car. The layout represents a goods yard in the city of Kingston upon Hull complete with a stone loading tower and oil terminal. Spans the era 1988 - 2004.

HOWDUN: Owner: Hull MRS. Size: 12ft x 1.5ft (plus operator space). Operators: Two. Transport: One car. An innovative, hands on, demonstration layout with baseboards built mainly out of transparent plastic enabling the visitor to see a wide variety of construction techniques.

JENSWELL: Owner: Chris & Jennifer Nicole. Size: 4ft x 2ft (plus operator space). Operators: Two. Transport: One car. A development from a Hornby Train Set, the layout represents a halt on the unbuilt Beverley and East Riding Railway.

LADYCROSS: Owner: Hull MRS, Size: 20ft by 12ft. Operators: Four. Transport: Van hire + one car. A 1960s BR Southern Region Steam era layout based in the area of the New Forrest, depicting a local station.

MIDDLESEA: Owner: John Brien. Size 29ft x 2ft (8.7m x 0.6m) (plus operator space). Operators: Four. Transport: Van hire + one car. A BR Southern Region layout based on the Hampshire Coast about 1962. Ref: Railway Modeller November 2002. (please note that this layout is currently not available for exhibitions).

STOKE GABRIEL: Owner: Ken Gibbons. Size: 22ft x 2ft (6.8m x 0.6m) (plus operator space). Operators: Four. Transport: Two cars. A small 'bitsa' station type layout, based on Churston in Devon. Set in the late summer of 1964 showcasing the kind of trains that ran in South Devon. Diesel Hydraulics feature quite heavily.

 

('H0') Scale: 3.5mm/ft. Gauge 16.5mm top of page

We currently do not have any H0 layouts available.

 

('009')Scale: 4mm/ft. Gauge: 9mm top of page

BARROWFLEET: Owner: Hull M.R.S. Size: 14ft x 2ft (4.2m x 0.6m) (plus operator space). Operators: Four. Transport: Two cars. Narrow gauge operation in the thriving brick/tile manufacturing industry of the Humber Estuary in the early 1970s. Ref: Railway Modeller Feb 1993 & April 1995, Model Railways Illustrated Jan 1995.

CRESSINGTON LIGHT RAILWAY: Owner: Peter Leadley. Size: 10ft 2ins x 2ft 6ins (3m x 0.8m) (plus operator space). Operators: Two. Transport: One car. An imaginary narrow gauge railway supposidly built on the old track bed of a disused line somewhere in England. Ref: Railway Modeller March 2011.

HIGH STAMLEY: Owner: Paul Windle. Size:7ft x 2ft (2.1m x 0.6m) (plus operator space). Operators: Two. Transport: One Car. The last years of a stone carrying Pennine narrow gauge railway. Ref: Railway Modeller May 2014.

MOORTON BOTTOM YARD: Owner: Paul Windle. Size: 5ft x 1ft 8ins (1.5m x 0.5m) (plus operator space). Operators: Two. Transport: One car. The layout is based on the cramped little goods yards that were once a common feature of urban railways, it is set in the mid 1930's with traffic from various warehouses in the area. A wagon lift is a feature of the layout to allow wagons to reach the warehouses at street level. Ref: Railway Modeller May 2007.

 

(TT) Scale: 3mm/ft. Gauge: 12mm & TTn3: Gauge: 9mm top of page

We, currently do not have any TT scale layouts available for Exhibitions. However please contact us if you have need of one, we may be able to help you.

 

('N')Scale: 2mm/ft. Gauge: 9mm top of page .

COAL HILL WEST: Owner: Chris Berry. Size: 4ft x 3ft (1.2m x 0.9m) (plus operator space). Operators: Two. Transport: One car. Coal Hill West is a small ex Great Western branch line station on the fictional Cheddar Valley Railway based in Somerset which serves the small market town of Coal Hill. It has a small mainline halt that serves First Great Western Services coming from and going to Bristol Temple Meads and Yatton.

MARTINI JUNCTION: Owner: Hull MRS. Size: 12ft x 3ft 2ins (3.6m x 0.9m) (plus operator space). Operators: Four. Transport: Two cars.  Originally designed as layout to engage newer Society Members in the art of railway modelling, this layout is progressing into a full scale exhibition layout completed in 2012.  It is an entirely fictitious location and can represent most periods of the 20th century.  This enables any Club member to run his preference of stock and still be in keeping with the general “feel” of the layout.  The name is derived from an old vermouth advert which stated “Any Time, Any Place, Anywhere”!

RED WHARF BAY: Owner: Paul Derrick. Size: 10ft by 2ft (3.0m x 0.7m) (plus operator space). Operators: Two (for larger shows an additional operator may be required). Transport: One (or two) cars. 'Red Wharf Bay and Benllech' Station was the terminus of a 6.75 mile branch line which left the anglesey Central Railway at Holland Arms. The model portrays the station as it would have been through most of its existence. Services operated are as would have been seen on branch in the late 1920s. Ref. British Railway Modelling April 2003.

 

('O')Scale: 7mm/ft. Gauge: 32mm(SG) - 16.5mm(NG) & 09 Miniature Railways top of page

CLEE VALLEY RAILWAY: Owner: Peter Leadley, Size: 10ft 6ins x 3ft 4ins (3m x 1m) (plus operator space) Operators: Two. Transport: One car. An attempt at modelling a 15inch gauge miniature railway somewhere in England during the early part of the 21st Century, obviously a tourist attraction! Ref: Railway Modeller December 2014.

EAST END: Owner: Hull MRS, Size: 24ft x 11ft (7.4m x 3.4m) (plus operator space) Operators: Three. Transport: Member's van. A through branch station with goods yard, coal yard and cattle dock set around 1950 in a rural area of Derbyshire.

WESTWOOD PARK: Owner: Hull MRS, Size: 24ft by 13ft (7.4m x 4m)(including operator space). Operators: Three. Transport: Member's van. The layout represents an area in Derbyshire during the mid 50s and early 60s with a through station that is used as the fiddle yard with the main line running over a three level viaduct, allowing rail, road and river to cross at the same point.

If you would like any of these layouts to appear at your Show/Exhibition then please, in the first instance, contact our Webmaster. (please delete [delete] in the address line before sending.

 

We do have a number of layouts under construction details are available here

Page updated 16th November 2017

 

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