All welcome 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!