Model World LIVE 2024

 

April 27/28 2024

National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham

NEW MODELLING SHOW FOR 2024!

Model World LIVE is a brand new modelling show taking place a the NEC in Birmingham on April 27/28 2024 and organised by Key Publishing - the creators of the Great Electric Train Show. Model World LIVE will bring together railway and scale modelling with more than 35 layouts, over 35 scale modelling displays, more than 60 traders and much more. Check out all the latest Model World LIVE news and articles here and follow the link below to the main site for this new modelling event.

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Making Tracks attempts official World Record

MIKE WILD

For the first time in UK model railways an official World Record attempt recognised by Guinness Word Records is being made by Pete Waterman and the Railnuts at Model World LIVE on April 27/28 2024 at the NEC in Birmingham.

MIKE WILD

EVENT PREVIEW: Model World LIVE 2024

Model World LIVE 2024 is just weeks away. Check out our full event preview guide to our brand-new Model World LIVE exhibition at the National Exhibition Centre (NEC) in Birmingham on April 27/28, 2024 here.

Little Ashton

DAVID SMITH.

Little Ashton was based on a layout called Ashton. The original layout was 'OO' gauge, but this created the basis for an 'N' gauge modern era layout which is purely fictional and allows me to run my extensive collection of EWS and DB Schenker locomotives.

DAVID SMITH.

Dave Oliver Model World LIVE scale display

Dave Oliver

Airfix Model World contributor Dave Oliver will be displaying his models from the magazine at Model World LIVE. See the stunning and unique diorama models created by Dave Oliver at the show on April 27/28 2024.

Dave Oliver

Chiltern Scale Model Club

ROBERT AND BARRY WOOD

The Chiltern Scale Model Club will be display a unique collection of plastic and resin scale models from a wide range of eras and subject areas.

ROBERT AND BARRY WOOD

IPMS UK

RICHARD MIDDLETON

IPMS UK will be attending Model World LIVE on April 27/28 2024. Society merchandise will be available at the show as well as the chance to meet the IPMS UK committee members.

RICHARD MIDDLETON

Patrick Lane Flask Terminal in 'O' gauge

Neil Mason

Patrick lane is a 7mm 'O' gauge layout based on a small nuclear flask unloading terminal in the 1980-1990s and during the sector period. Model World LIVE on April 27/28 2024 will the first exhibition appearance for this new layout.

Neil Mason

Rumbling Bridge - a Scottish byway in 'OO'

NICK SKELTON

The idea for this layout came after reading Ian Futers’ excellent book Modelling Scottish Railways and models the Scottish station of Rumbling Bridge in 'OO' gauge. See it at Model World LIVE on April 27/28 2024.

NICK SKELTON

Northbridge - railway preservation in 'OO' gauge

CHRIS FREETH

Northbridge is a fictitious heritage railway loosely based on the Severn Valley Railway Bridgnorth station. The layout was started in 2015 by the Warley Model Railway Club and is modelled in 'OO' gauge.

CHRIS FREETH

PROJECT UPDATE - Making Tracks: The Final Frontier

MIKE WILD

With just three weeks to go until Model World LIVE and the debut of Making Tracks: The Final Frontier on April 27/28 at the NEC in Birmingham, we visit Pete Waterman's workshop to catch up on the latest progress on this epic model railway build.

MIKE WILD