Collectors enjoy 10th Vintage Hornby Train Show

PUBLISHED: 16:00 16 November 2018

Vintage Hornby Train Show, David Temple and David Bailey (from the wind-up merchants) with their 'O' gauge Hornby clockwork trains.    

Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Vintage Hornby Train Show, David Temple and David Bailey (from the wind-up merchants) with their 'O' gauge Hornby clockwork trains. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

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Model railway enthusiasts gathered in Highbridge to spend the day indulging their passion.

Vintage Hornby Train Show, Tony Grey with his rare 1950's shop display for Hornby.    

Picture: MARK ATHERTONVintage Hornby Train Show, Tony Grey with his rare 1950's shop display for Hornby. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Collectors from across the South West headed to the 10th Vintage Hornby Train Show at The King Alfred School on Saturday.

Vintage model railway layouts were on display so excited visitors could see them in action.

Many layouts are made in situ using loose track sections to create one-off displays.

The exhibition was organised by the Bristol and Somerset Group of the Hornby Railway Collectors’ Association.

Vintage Hornby Train Show, Andy and Windy Miller with their 'OO' gauge electric layout.     

Picture: MARK ATHERTONVintage Hornby Train Show, Andy and Windy Miller with their 'OO' gauge electric layout. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

There were also a number of trade stands so collectors could pick up new and second-hand items for their displays at home.

Money raised on the day will go towards the Friends of Burnham War Memorial Hospital.

The group meets on the fourth Thursday of the month from 6-10pm in the scout hut, in Totterdown Road.

Vintage Hornby Train Show, Rebecca Strong with her 'O' gauge electric layout.    

Picture: MARK ATHERTONVintage Hornby Train Show, Rebecca Strong with her 'O' gauge electric layout. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

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