exhibition logoStafford Railway Circle
Annual Model Railway Exhibition

Saturday 3 February 2018
10.00 to 17.00
Sunday 4 February 2018
10.00 to 16.30

At Stafford County Showground in the Prestwood, Argyle and Sandylands Suites.
The County Showground is situated 3 miles to the east of the town on the A518 in the direction of Uttoxeter.
Sat Nav postcode: ST18 0BD 
Extended free parking.

There will an area dedicated for disabled drivers near the entrance doors.


To contact the Exhibition Manager, please email him from here.  

A copy of the full exhibition poster can be seen here 2018 Exhibition Poster

A bus service between Stafford station and the County Showground will again operate on both exhibition days. The timetable can accessed via the drop-down menu above. The buses are a PMT Bristol VR (which will operate on both Saturday and Sunday) and a Turners Daimler Fleetline which will be running on the Saturday only. Photos of both can be seen below.

Layouts booked to attend

The North West of England Layouts:-

Acton Parkway 00 18′ x 8′

Arrowmouth 00 22′ x 8′

Above photos copyright Hornby Magazine

Burshaw North Western N 12′ x 4′

Above photos copyright Model Rail

Clifton and Lowther N 16′ x 8′

Dallam Sidings N 20′ x 3′

Edge Hill EM 7′ x 3′

Kirkby Stephen West 00 22′ x 10′ 

Poulton-Le-Fylde 00 20′ x 2′

Yewston Road 00 10′ x 4′

The Small Layouts Section:-

Ardmore N 3′ x 3′

Barclay Road N 5′ x 2′

Campbells Quarry 32mm 4′ x 3′

Franwood TMD 00 5′ x 2′

Friday Bridge EM 5′ x 2′

Lymebrook Yard N 4′ x 2′

Mayfield N 4′ x 2′

Above photo copyright Steve Flint/Railway Modeller

Terminus-All Change 00/H0 Tram 3′ x 1′

Whelham Yard 00 5′ x 2′

The Wagon Works 0 4′ x 1′

Other Layouts:-

Allanbridge 00 37′ x 8′

Bleadon 0 21′ x 3′ 

Bridgwater (S & DJR) 0 38′ x 9′

Above photos copyright Tony Wright

Brixcombe P4 22′ x 3′

Burghead N 16′ x 2′

Cement Quay 00 16′ x 6′

Chebstone 00 9′ x 2′

Chebstone Chebstone Chebstone Chebstone Chebstone

Chelagasa Town 0 24′ x 2′

Crawton 00 22′ x 3′

Above photo copyright C. Nevard

Hadley, Stoneybrook and Swale 0-16.5 20′ x 6′

Harkness EM 13′ x 2′

Hergest 00 + 009 11′ x 2′

Hogsmead-on-Sodor 00 12′ x 12′

Hook Basin 1:25 on 16.5mm Gauge 13′ x 2′

Kingston Oil 00 6′ x 1′

Pickle Pies 0 9′ x 2′

Lochaber 0 10′ x 2′

(This layout is still under construction-photos will be added when progress is sufficiently advanced).

Lomond Street 00 8′ x 3’#

Above photo copyright Andy York BRM

New Sodbury 00 17′ x 12′

New Sodbury – photographed for Model Rail Magazine

Penhalig Quay 009 20′ x 2′

Above Photos copyright Railway modeller

Pen y Graig 12mm 9′ x 4′

Priorsfield 00 22′ x 5′

Stratford Road 00 27′ x 6′

Tulloch Bridge 00 23′ x 9′

Above photos copyright Andy York

Woodfield Road EM 18′ x 3′

Traders booked to attend

ADM Turntables

Along Classic Lines

ATP Promotions t/a Hanham Hobbies

Booklaw/Santona Publications

Country Park Models/Richards Spares

D & E videos/DC Kits/Realtrack Models

Digitrains Ltd.

DJ Models (New)

Eileens Emporium

Elaines Trains


Grainge and Hodder (New)



Grimy Times

H & A Models

Handbourn Cabinets Ltd.

Invertrain Model Railways

KS Laser Designs (New)

Loco Fleet Shop (New)

MegaPoints Controllers

Modellers Mecca

N Brass Locos

Nick Tozer Railway Books

Petite Properties (New)

Phoenix Precision Paints

Princess Elizabeth Society Ltd.

The Princess Royal Class Locomotive Trust

Rail Image Collections

Railroom Electronics


Severn Models


Skytrex (2013) Ltd.

Stevenson Carriages & Millholme Models

Sweets of Yesteryear

Talyllyn Preservation Society

Ten Commandments

The LMS Patriot Project

The Model Tree Shop

Tools 2000

Topp Trains


TTC Diecast

Wrenn Specialist

SRC Sales Stand

More traders may be added.

Demonstration Area

Tony Wright-loco and rolling stock construction in 4mm scale.

Les Nehrlich-00 and N gauge loco and rolling stock weathering.

Brian Davis-building realistic wagon loads and other rolling stock tips.

David Wright-low cost building and scenery construction plus painting and weathering techniques.

Jogn Degg and Bill Wood-loco construction and Alex Jackson couplings.

Andy Clayton-Andy is currently building and EM layout of Glasgow Queen Street Station and will be exhibiting rolling stock and locos that he has built for the layout demonstrating the techniques that he uses.

Pete Griffiths-the boards of a new layout will be shown so that Pete can explain his building techniques and DCC fitting of locos.

List of Other Displays

West Midlands Branch 009 Society

Warley MRC

Echills Wood and Statfold Barn Railways

Amerton Railway

Sutton Coldfield MRC

York MRE

Macclesfield MRG

Alsager MRC