The Great Electric Train Show 2023

 

October 14/15 2023

Marshall Arena, Milton Keynes

Thank you to all of the visitors, traders and layout operators who made the 2022 Great Electric Train Show our biggest and best event so far!

The 2023 event is due to take place at the Marshall Arena in Milton Keynes on October 14/15. Full event details will follow in early 2023 – keep an eye on this website or follow Hornby Magazine on all major social media platforms to be the first to receive our event updates.

Mike Wild

Editor, Hornby Magazine

Latest News

New stands join the 2022 Great Electric Train Show

Mike Wild.

Four new stands have joined the 2022 Great Electric Train Show making this year’s event the biggest in its history. We reveal the new additions…

Mike Wild.

REVEALED: The final Great Electric Train Show line up!

Mike Wild.

The full layout line up for the 2022 Great Electric Train Show is here. Find out what you can see at the show.

Mike Wild.

More layouts for the 2022 Great Electric Train Show

The layout line-up for the 2022 Great Electric Train Show on October 8/9 at the Marshall Arena in Milton Keynes continues to expand with the latest additions headlined by Simon Paley’s brand-new modern day Southern Region layout, Collingwood.

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Latest layouts

Fenny Stratford – a Midland station in ‘OO’ gauge 

Dave Court

This Midland Region through station is located a stones throw from the Marshall Arena venue of the Great Electric Train Show.

Dave Court

Spirit of Swindon – the Western Region in ‘N’

Neil Mason

This ‘N’ gauge layout models the famous Great Western Railway works town in the early hydraulic era.

Neil Mason

Oakenshaw – a Midland ‘OO’ gauge layout 

Guy Craddock

Oakenshaw is a fictitious West Yorkshire mill town set in the 1960s in the final years of steam.

Guy Craddock

Lob Ghyll – the Yorkshire Dale in ‘OO’

Tom Couling.

Lob Ghyll is the latest ‘OO’ gauge layout to be built by Tom Couling and is set in the Yorkshire Dales during the BR steam era.

Tom Couling.

East Dock – an Eastern dockside layout

Abingdon and District MRC

East Dock is built to 4mm scale with ‘EM’ gauge track by long time Abingdon and District MRC member Alan Goode. It is exhibited by the club in his memory.

Abingdon and District MRC

Fawcett Street – a ‘OO’ shunting layout

Steve Rogers

This is a shunting layout designed to provide as much operating interest as possible in a small space.

Steve Rogers

Gare de Brindille – French narrow gauge

Graham Minshall

The First World War is the setting for this compact ‘SM32’ French narrow gauge railway.

Graham Minshall

Halland – a ‘OO’ branch terminus

John Gay.

This multi-length steam era layout is presented in its longest 17ft format for the 2022 Great Electric Train Show.

John Gay.

View more 2022 layout exhibits.

 

Visitor Information

Venue

Marshall Arena, Stadium MK, Stadium Way, Milton Keynes, MK1 1ST

When

October 14/15 2023,  Doors open at 10am (9.30am for advance ticket holders) until 5pm on Saturday and until 4pm on Sunday.


Exhibitor Information

Risk Assessment Form for Exhibitors and Traders

 


Covid Regulations

The Great Electric Train Show will adhere to Government regulations that may be in place in respect of COVID-19 at the time of the show.  For updates on this please refer to www.gov.uk/coronavirus


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Event Contact Details

 

General Enquiries

Julie Hawes

Email: julie.hawes@keypublishing.com

 

Layout Enquiries

Mike Wild

Email: mike.wild@keypublishing.com

 

Trader Bookings

Brodie Baxter

Tel: 01780 755131

Email: brodie.baxter@keypublishing.com