News

Brief news will be posted here of traders and exhibitors that have booked to attend this years show. For more information about them please see the Traders and Exhibitors pages of this site.

17th October 2017

The final exhibitor has been added to the website today and it represents a new departure for us - a ride on railway situated in the car park:
Exeter M.E.S. - Miniature steam and diesel models in gauges up to 7.25 inch.

11th October 2017

Another 6 traders added today making 41 in total:
Devon Air Ambulance Trust
Totem Signs - Totems made while you wait.
Black Cat Bridges - Sturdy Aluminium Bridges.
Trenarren Models - Quality scenic detailing for 16 mm garden railways.
Camden Miniature Steam Services - Books and DVDs.
Ash Models - Specialists in Gauge 1 and small scale live steam.

5th October 2017

Another trader added today making 35 now:
Barley Pit Works - Enhancement, maintenance and repair of garden railway locos.

29th September 2017

2 more traders added today making 34 so far and there are more to come:
Model Earth Design - Resin accessories for 1/12th and 7/8ths scales.
Garden Railway Specialists - The comprehensive garden railway service for G Scale, Gauge 1 and 16mm enthusiasts.

24th September 2017

Another trader and one more exhibitor added today:
David Smith - Second hand boooks, railway paperwork, photos and pictures.
Tiverton M.E.S. - Display of miniature live steam models, mainly locomotives, in various scales.

11th September 2017

A welcome return for two popular traders :
IP Engineering - Garden Railway rolling stock kits.
The Sparesman - Pre-owned G Scale Locos, stock and accessories.

19th August 2017

A new (to us) trader added today making 29 so far this year :
Bowaters Models - Specialising in distinctive 16 mm rolling stock kits for your garden railway.

15th August 2017

Another trader added today making 28 in total so far this year and there are more to come:
Bill Jary - Vintage and modern train sales.

2nd August 2017

Another 3 exhibitors added today making 24 in total so far this year - it's looking good:
Mendip Vale - Portable Live Steam layout representing the junction of two narrow gauge lines at a country station with loco sheds.
Ryans Mill - A 1930's wood mill turning logs and trunks into finished products.Additionally a sand loading facility.
Perranporth M.E.S. - Display of 3.5 inch and 5 inch locos, Gauge 1, 16mm steam, static steam engines and associated equipment.

11th July 2017

Another trader added to the website today:
Whitegate Engineering - Rolling roads, rerailer and 16 mm accessories.

2nd July 2017

Two more popular returnees:
Aster Hobbies - Gauge One live steam models and kits.
Wolf Creek - G Scale American Narrow Gauge operating display.

14th June 2017

Another regular trader at the show confirmed today and a new (to us) exhibitor:
Jurassic Models - Laser cut wood rolling stock kits.
Mwch Grumblyn - Guildford M.E.S.16mm Layout with 32mm and dual gauge 32mm/45mm circuits, featuring a wide variety of locos and stock.

12th June 2017

The show is filling up fast, with three more exhibitors added today:
Less is More - 16 mm Scale display as seen in February 2017 16mm Today.
Lower Chaldon - East Surrey Group 16mm live steam layout set at the foot of the South Downs in Surrey.
35011 General Steam Navigation Restoration Society - Restoring 35011 back to original air-smoothed condition.

10th June 2017

A welcome return for another popular trader:
Jacksons Miniatures - Garden Railway building kits and materials for scratchbuilding buildings.

10th June 2017

Six more exhibitors added tody:
Budley Bay - 16 mm Scale Portable layout operated by junior members of the South Devon Garden railway group.
St Teath S.M.E. - Displays of 5", G1 and O Gauge steam engines and stock. Also an N gauge layout in a trunk.
Chris Tilley - Static 7/8ths display of locos and stock.
Bowman Circle - Vintage Live Steam Gauge 0 exhibition layout 1910 -1990.
PennyGillam Mine - Working G scale mine - Blasting of ore can be safely witnessed!
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Plymouth G Scale Group - American and European outline freelance G scale layout. Steam and Diesel with sound.

8th June 2017

Another trader confirmed:
Bole Laser Craft - Laser cut kits and accessories for garden railways.

17th May 2017

Another popular trader making a welcome return:
Motley Miniatures -Selling a wide range of 16mm scale model people in early to mid 20th Century dress, including: drivers, firemen, labourers, passengers, military etc... All sold with separate heads for variety.

2nd May 2017

Two more well liked traders have now confirmed:
Chuffed2Bits - Quality garden railway services and accessories.
Pendle Valley Workshop - Garden railway building kits.

26th April 2017

Another popular layout returns:
Salisbury and Stonehenge Gauge 1 layout - Double track Gauge One layout operated by the South Devon Garden Railway Group.

22nd April 2017

A popular layout returns:
Cornwall O Gauge Group - Exhibition track with two fine scale and one coarse scale ovals .

7th April 2017

A new layout for Exeter:
Melin Llechi - Small battery powered 16mm shunting layout based on a slate quarry in North Wales .

6th April 2017

Another returning trader and an old favourite exhibitor display:
Peter Korzilius - Gauge 1-3 wagon and coach chassis, bogies and platework sets for locos.
Phurcombe Hall - 16mm Vintage heritage layout and display.

29th March 2017

Another returning trader has confirmed today:
GWR Benches Ltd - Railway quality benches for your garden.

25th March 2017

First time at the Exeter Show, we welcome:
Timpdon Models - A growing range of coach and wagon kits and RTR models for SM32 and SM45.Also accessories, wagon plates, keyrings etc.

23rd March 2017

A welcome return for the following exhibitor:
Skaigh Valley Tramway - 18 inch gauge industrial line with live steam and diesel locos in 7/8ths scale.

25th February 2017

A brand new trader confirmed today:
Coach and Wagon Works - Maker of 16 mm coaches and wagons, also kit building service.

24th February 2017

Another returning exhibitor:
Barry King - Gauge 1 static display of models and half scale nameplates.

21st February 2017

Another returning trader:
Craft Made Signals - Signals in gauges O to 3.

15th February 2017

2 more exhibitors confirmed today:
Westland and Yeovil Model Engineering Society - 32 mm layout with Mamod and Peco circuits plus a 5" gauge static display.
St Gennys - 16 mm live steam and battery powered layout built to fit in a space of 3m by 3m.

13th February 2017

Another trader confirmed today:
John Sutton Books and Models - New and secondhand 32mm and 45mm locomotives. Books on Narrow Gauge, Industrial and garden scale models.

8th February 2017

Another regular trader booked in today:
Atropos Models - 16 mm / G scale rolling stock kits.

3rd February 2017

2 further traders confirmed today:
Swift Sixteen - High quality products in resin,brass and other mediums for the 16 mm garden railway modeller/enthusiast.
Berry Hill Works - Enhancing and detailing of garden scale locomotives and rolling stock.

1st February 2017

2 more traders and the first 2 exhibitors booked today:
Friends of the Railway Studies Collection - Sales of surplus and duplicate railway books.
PennyGilliam Sales - details will be advised as soon as we receive them

Hambleden Valley - 45 mm gauge highly scenic terminus to fiddle yard line with radio controlled electric powered locos and very slow running live steam.
Wheal Steam - 16 mm Live steam layout

27th January 2017

3 more traders booked today:
Brandbright - Everything you need for your garden railway - track, locomotives and rolling stock.
Dream steam - MSS and Mamod locomotives, rolling stock, upgrades and enhancements.
Yatton Model Engineering - High quality 16mm: 1ft laser cut models.

24th January 2017

Another trader returning for the 2017 show:
Anything Narrow Gauge - Secondhand and new 16mm locos and rolling stock.

20th January 2017

The first 4 trader bookings for the 2017 Show have arrived:
Loco-Boxes - Boxes for your locos,rolling roads, layout boards and a whole lot more.
Modeltown - Buildings, figures and accessories for 16 mm and G Scale garden railways.
Roy Wood Models - 16mm scale live steam locomotives, upgrades and accessories.
Brunel Models - A bespoke service to design and build model buildings in any scale - also kits available.