The line is all clear ahead for the Annual WYCRAIL Model Railway Exhibition on Saturday 1st November 2014.
This year’s WYCRAIL ’14 model railway exhibition will once again take place at the now established, larger and bigger venue of The Cressex Community School, Holmers Lane, High Wycombe, Bucks HP12 4UD on Saturday 1st November 2014.
The Wycrail exhibition is organised by the High Wycombe and District Model Railway Society who are one of the leading model railway societies in the South East of England since 1971 and caters for all ages with an interest in model railways.
WYCRAIL ‘14 will have 28 high quality and inspirational model railway layouts, of British, North American and Continental outline and in a wide range of scales and gauges including 2mm finescale, N, 3mm, 00, H0, EM, P4, 0 and narrow gauges. The show will have something for everyone and there will even be a ‘have a go at driving a train’ layout for the younger visitors.
Full trade support will be present ranging from tools, kits, books, electronic components to train sets and ready to run models.
The venue is conveniently close to the M40 Junction 4 and the free vintage bus service will once again be operated between Wycombe Railway Station and Wycombe Town Centre to the Cressex Community School.
The layout fisherton Sarum (pictured above) by High Wycombe and District MRS member Graham Muspratt is one of the 28 inspiration layouts present at the WYCRAIL ’14 show and depicts a steam locomotive shed scene based on Salisbury and is set in the years between 1946 and 1949.
The High Wycombe and District Model Railway Society was formed in the 1971. It has progressed to become one of the leading Model Railway clubs in the South East of England with a membership of over 60 and ages ranging from 8 to 80.
The Society has its own private society rooms, in excess of 4000 sq/ft that are open to members seven days a week near the centre of High Wycombe.
Layouts along with member’s interest vary and the Society has a strong North American Section along with traditional British outline interests.
The Society currently has nine layouts, built or under construction in scales: 0, 00/H0 and N together with a large test track in 3 gauges. These layouts are continually being upgraded and operated by members and guests on the official club nights; Monday and Wednesday evening or the new daytime opening on Thursdays between 10am and 2pm. A number of the Societies layouts are regularly seen at a variety of exhibitions up and down the country.
Further information on the Society and details of the WYCRAIL ‘14 event can be found on the Societies website at www.hwdmrs.org.uk.