Coal Carrying Model Railways

All welcmodelrailwaysA3ome at our free Coal Carrying Model Railways event.  For the first time you can see a whole colliery within the Mining Institute!

Layouts: Kepier Colliery – the acclaimed ‘00’ layout by John Cook
St. George’s Quay – ‘0’ gauge coal staith by Alan Gray
Croft Depot – ‘P4’ gauge Stockton & Darlington coal drops by Duncan Wilcock
Marine Park Yard – ‘00’ gauge Tyneside Exchange Yard created by Ian Blenkinsopp and owned by Les Paul.

Exhibition:- North Eastern Railway High Level Coal Staiths – David Fraser
Lecture Theatre Screen:- Armstrong Railway Photographic Trust Collection – A dip into the collection by David Dunn

Saturday 11th June 2016 10.00am – 5.00pm
Sunday 12th June 2016 10.00am – 4.00pm

Admission FREE – donations welcome!

 

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