Model fans’ ticket to Birkdale

Model of Tuscarora Roundhouse at Sheffield Model Railway Enthusiasts aannual exhibition at Birkdale School, Oakholme Road, Broomhill, 'Saturday 31st March and Sunday 1st April 2012
Model of Tuscarora Roundhouse at Sheffield Model Railway Enthusiasts aannual exhibition at Birkdale School, Oakholme Road, Broomhill, 'Saturday 31st March and Sunday 1st April 2012
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IT’S full steam ahead for the annual exhibition by Sheffield Model Railway Enthusiasts this weekend at Birkdale School where 20 layouts of various guages will be on display.

Visitors can see layouts called Roanoke Roundhouse, Annston, Zweinuck an der Donau, Bradstone Quarry, Scout Green Crossing, Franklin, Rowthorne, 39th Street Yard NJ, Eniware Light Railway, Bodmin, Manygates, Tuscarora Mine, Tuscarora Roundhouse, Westmoor Junction, All the Fun at the Fair, Blackdown Park, Butterthwaite Lane, 0 Gauge Modelling, Hornby Dublo Demonstration, Tintagel and St Petrock. There are also trade stands, preservation societies, demonstrations and refreshments.

It is open on Saturday and Sunday from 10am to 5pm at Birkdale School (Oakholme Road entrance).

Pictured is the model of Tuscarora Roundhouse inspired by a narrow guage railroad in Pennsylvania.