Alton Model Railway Group

February Exhibition 2017 Gallery

The February Exhibition 2015 took place on Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 February 2015. The exhibition hosted a wide variety of layouts from across the south, including Prospect Point, Ballyconnell Road, Hobbiton End, Figges Marsh, Treloar Sidings and Malix.

Welles

Based on the GWR Tucker Street station in the city of Wells in the heart of Somerset this was the first layout of Alton Model Railway Group. The layout was constructed in the mid to late 1980s and is currently being refurbished by the Group.

February Exhibition 2015 Gallery

The February Exhibition 2015 took place on Saturday 7 and Sunday 8 February 2015, and was held at Eggars School in Alton. The exhibition hosted a wide variety of layouts, including Leavesdon, Cornwallis Yard, Harton Gill, Nine Mills and Pine Bluffs Freight Yard.

Group Trip to the Bluebell Line, September 2014

Group members pay a visit to the Bluebell Line.

Abbotstone Wins Best Layout

Abbotstone was awarded the Railway Modeller Shield for the best layout in show at FebEx2013. Steve Flint, editor of Railway Modeller, judged the shows layouts on behalf of Peco Publications.

February Exhibition 2013 Gallery

On show at the 2013 February Exhibition were a variety of layouts from across the south, including Silver Creek, Abbotstone, Greenfields Sidings, Holm, Pikes Pits, Bedford Road, Swansea Riverside and more.

Hayling Island

The first exhibition layout built by group member, Richard Pretious, this ‘00′ layout is of Hayling Island station, and is frequently recognised by members of the public as so.

Alton

The Alton layout is based on Alton station as it appears in the present day, enabling the display a wide variety of stock, including standard mainline passenger trains, and the more unusual locos seen on The Mid-Hants preserved railway.

Pine Bluffs Freight Yard

Pine Bluffs Freight Yard is one element of a modular layout. Modelled in HO scale (3.5mm to 1ft), the ‘Freight Yard ‘ layout is designed to combine continuous ‘train watching’, including ‘passing loop’ operations, with the variety of small freight yard switching.

Pine Bluffs Depot

Begun in 1994, the Pine Bluffs & Ceda Falls Railroad was created by the American Section of the Alton Model Railway Group. The layout has been converted to DCC operation, and is available for exhibitions as part of Pine Bluffs & Red Dot Mine.