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.



18th September 2019

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

14th September 2019

Three more layouts for your delectation and delight:
Hampshire Area Group of the 16mm Association - Modular layout built to 16mm Association standards with 32mm and 45mm gauge lines.
Gareth Jones - 32 mm gauge modular layout corresponding to 16mm Association standards.
Tricky Junction - Devon and Cornwall G Scale Society DCC layout with a continental theme.

3rd September 2019

A new month and 2 more bookings:
The Sparesman - Pre-owned G Scale Locos, stock and accessories.
Aldiss Mine on Wolf Creek - American narrow gauge - G scale. Scratch built and modified commercial models demonstrated on a mine diorama.

28th August 2019

1 more trader and another exhibitor have booked today:
Whitegate Engineering - Rolling roads, rerailers and accessories for 16mm scale.
Lynton and Barnstaple Railway - Display showing the plans and achievements of the L & B R Trust.

15th August 2019

Another exhibitor has indicated they will be attending, so we have 20 exhibitors so far:
Newton Abbot and District M.E.S. - Display of 3.5 inch and 5 inch gauge models.

14th August 2019

Another trader booked today:
Accucraft UK Limited - Narrow gauge and Gauge 1 live steam locos and rolling stock.

6th August 2019

3 more traders added today:
Chuffed 2 Bits - Providing quality garden railway services and accessories for the discerning garden railway enthusiast.
David Smith Books - Unusual and wide variety of second-hand books,railway paperwork and pictures.
Sandringham Garden Crafts - Concrete garden railway buildings and structures.

5th August 2019

Unfortunately advancing years have caught up with the members of the Plymouth G Scale Group and they have reluctantly had to cancel their booking and so will not be with us .

4th August 2019

Another trader and another exhibitor booked today:
Brandbright - Manufacturers of quality kits and accessories and retailers of track and locos.
St Teath Society of Model Engineers - Displays of 5", G1 and O Gauge steam engines and stock.

24th July 2019

A welcome return to a regular trader at the show:
Model Earth Design - Resin accessories for 1/12th and 7/8th scales.

22nd July 2019

Unfortunately Brian Dominic is unwell and will not now be able to attend this year's show - we wish him well, a speedy recovery and look forward to seeing him at a future show.

15th July 2019

Another trader added to the website today:
Dream Steam - MSS and Mamod locomotives, rolling stock, upgrades and enhancements.

28th June 2019

Another trader booked today:
Bill Jary - Vintage trains.

28th June 2019

Two more traders and three more exhibitors added to the website today:
Bole Laser Craft - Laser cut kits and accessories for the garden railway modeller.
Berry Hill Works - Professional locomotive lining and painting.
Kerry Tramway - Research into and models of the Kerry Tramway in Mid Wales.
Aberwym - Small space 16mm layout with 16 inch radius curves.
Cornish 16mm - Live steam 16 mm layout built and operated by the Cornwall area Group of the 16mm Association.

10th June 2019

Five more exhibitors added to the website today making 17 so far and there are still more to come :
Kew Bridge East - Two circuits in 16mm scale with a wide variety of locos and stock.
Hambledon Valley -Scenic G Scale end to end layout featuring radio controlled live steam locos running at a realistic speed.
Dominic's Demos - Brian will be building inexpensive wagons with a minimum of tools. He talks as well.
Phurcombe Hall - 16mm Vintage/Heritage layout and display.
Barry King - Gauge 1 static display of models.

14th May 2019

A new trader for the Exeter Show this year:
Resurgam Rolling Stock - 16 mm Scale South African Railways Rolling Stock kits.

4th May 2019

Two more major traders added to the site today:
IP Engineering - Garden railway rolling stock kits.
Garden Railway Specialists - Over 7000 products for 16 mm, G Scale and Gauge 3.

17th April 2019

A welcome return for a regular trader at the show:
Swift Sixteen - High quality products in resin,brass and other mediums for the 16 mm garden railway modeller/enthusiast.

15th April 2019

Another trader added to the site today:
Coach and Wagon Works - Maker of 16 mm coaches and wagons, also kit building service.

9th April 2019

Another working layout added to the site today:
Guildford Model Engineering Society - 32mm and dual gauge 32mm/45mm circuits, featuring a wide variety of locos and stock including scratch built and coal firing.

4th April 2019

Another exhibitor added to the site today:
Tiverton Model Engineering Society - Display of miniature live steam locomotives, stationary engines and engineering models in various scales.

19th March 2019

Another exhibitor booked today:
Exeter and District Model Engineering Society - Providing rides on a 5" gauge miniature steam railway in the car park.

14th March 2019

Two more exhibitors added to the site today:
Model Steam - Display of Live Steam models, mostly Stuart Models and two steam boilers.
Westland and Yeovil MES - Display of locos in 32mm, 2.5",3.5", and 5" gauges.

11th March 2019

Another exhibitor added to the site today:
7/8ths Narrow Gauge Display - Display of locos and rolling stock by members of the Central Somerset Group.

8th March 2019

A popular local trader has booked today:
Friends of the Railway Studies Collection - Sales of surplus railway books.

7th March 2019

Another day, another trader returning to the show:
Bowande Live Steam UK Ltd - Gauge One live steam locomotives.

6th March 2019

Another 2 traders returning to the show:
Motley Miniatures - Makers of miniature figures in 16mm for period railways etc.
Model Town - Resin buildings, figures and accessories.

1st March 2019

The first traders have already booked their spaces for this year's show. We welcome back:
Yatton Engineering - High quality 16 mm scale laser cut models.
Roy Wood Models - 16mm scale live steam locomotives, upgrades and accessories.
Bowater Models - 16mm rolling stock kits.
John Sutton Books and Models - New and secondhand garden railway locos,rolling stock and books.
Brunel Models - Bespoke/easy build weatherproof model buildings and infrastructure.
PennyGillan Mine sales - Great selection of secondhand and new G scale items.
....and a new trader for the Exeter show this year:
Mike Hobday - Secondhand specialist: Models,accessories,books etc.

1st March 2019

The first exhibitors have also booked their spaces for this year's show:
Budley Bay - The South Devon Garden Railway Group's live steam 16mm scale layout.
Dreckly - 16mm scale live steam layout operated by the Central Somerset 16mm NGM Group.
Mendip Vale - The Severn Mendip 16mm Group's live steam layout.
PennyGillan Mine - Working highly scenic G scale mine layout.
Plymouth G Scale Group - American and European outline freelance G scale layout.
Morton Road - Double track Gauge 1 layout owned by the South Devon Garden Railway Group.