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National Model Engineering and Modelling Show 2018


From 11th to 13th May 2018, we will be attending the National Model Engineering and Modelling Show at Doncaster Racecourse.  

The main attraction there will be the our new Exhibition Track called Ridings. Some of the scenic sections will be attached (steaming bay & engine shed, goods yard, colliery), and we will demonstrate slip-coach operation and shunting activities as well as live steam running throughout each day. There will also be a rolling road demonstration and the usual booklet and magazine sales.

The picture right shows a coal fired LNER A1 "Flying Scotsman" (before reclassification to Class A3) pulling an LNER Dynamometer Car and Coronation Coach set built by Golden Age Models.

Gauge 1 North 2018

Our own exhibition, Gauge 1 North will take place at the 
Bakewell Agriculture and Business Centre, 
Haddon Road, Bakewell, Derbyshire DE45 1AH 
on Saturday 14th July.  

Further  details to be uploaded.

Picture left shows detail of St. Petroc station which attended in 2015



The Yorkshire Group's end-to-end exhibition track, Moordale, can now be built to a range of lengths from 22 feet to 36 feet long. It can also be added as a terminus station to Dobson Bridge.  New buildings are currently being added, a signal box, road bridge and gang hut have been completed, and new station buildings have also now been completed. The station platforms have been increased in length to accommodate four passenger coaches with a run-around facility. We are in the process of fitting electric point motors and signalling, and a new turntable section has been completed.


Should you wish to join the Yorkshire Group please contact the Yorkshire Group secretary: email


Exhibition Dates 
We have been asked to take Ridings to 
the G1MRA Spring Meeting 
at Shephed on 21st April 2018
You can also see Ridings at 
The National Model Engineering and Modelling Exhibition 
at the Racecourse, Doncaster on 11th-13th May 2018
and at
Gauge 1 North 2018
The Agricultural Business Centre, Haddon Road, Bakewell,
on Saturday 14th Huly 2018 


The G1 Yorkshire Group has spent much of the winter in 2015-2016 building its new  Gauge 1 Exhibition track, which made its debut in May 2016 at Doncaster. We have received terrific financial sponsorship from a number of Gauge 1 Traders, including Golden Age Models, Cromford Designs, Walsall Model Industries, Keith Cousins, Vulcan Model Works, Peter Korzilius, RPM Models, Tenmille Products, Woodbury Models, The Gauge 1 Model Railway Company, Model Engineers Laser and Northern Finescale.  The track has been laid and tested and incorporates a four track scenic layout, which will include some fine detailed modelling including a colliery, a  goods yard, an engine shed/steaming bay and we hope to increase the size of the layout by perhaps adding Moordale as a branch extension.


 Page updated: 13/11/2017