MODEL TRAINS IN THE VALLEY 2012

THIS IS OUR THIRD ANNUAL CLUB OPEN DAY 

MODEL TRAINS IN THE VALLEY 2012

Where?

MILLAND VALLEY MEMORIAL HALL, IPING ROAD, MILLAND GU30 7NA

When?

SUNDAY 28th OCTOBER 2012 

(This is in the Autumn Half Term Holiday for West Sussex, Hampshire and Surrey schools)

Time?

10-30 to 15-30hrs (10-30am to 3-30pm)

Cost?

Adult £1-50 Accompanied children- up to 2 per adult free.

Prices are unchanged since 2010

All proceeds to Liphook & District Model Railway Club

 

 

CLUB AND MEMBER’S LAYOUTS AND DISPLAYS CURRENTLY PLANNED TO APPEAR

 This is an Open Day showing what goes on at a model railway club. Not all layouts will be complete, but  it is hoped all will be in a an operational state. Seeing  layouts in their raw constructional state can help those of you contemplating  constructing a layout yourself .

Modelling work may also be underway. Questions on what is going on welcomed.

EHRWALD- German outline N scale DCC with sound

NAKAYAMA-Japanese outline N scale DC

WAREHOUSE DISTRICT- American outline H0 Scale DCC with sound

YAMANOUCHI OSHIKA Japanese outline N Scale DC

* ADDITIONAL LAYOUTS*

GWR SHUNTING LAYOUT 00

L&BSCR  (Lumpy  Barmcake & Salted Cracker Railway)   a wymsical narrow gauge layout -G scale on 00 track

LMS Goods Yard- Sedgeley Park Sidings  00

DISPLAYS

Research and planning to model  of a “might have been” station PETWORTH TOWN

What if the railway had come to the valley?- Research for a layout based on the proposed but never built Midhurst to Haslemere branch line

Liphook U3A and L&DMRC  Building a Model Railway Course

Safety on the Railway

*ADDITIONAL  DISPLAYS*

DEVELOPMENTS ON SANDBOURNE- latest happenings to Weyford on Sea,the club’s former 00 layout

DEMONSTRATIONS

Buildings and stock building

FACILITIES

Plenty of chairs to sit and watch the trains.
Refreshments- coffee tea soft drinks and home made biscuits and cake
The hall is wheelchair friendly and has toilets with access for the disabled. Free off street car parking.
Exhibition insurance arranged through Magnet Insurance

GETTING THERE

By Public Transport
 The nearest railway station is Liphook . Services from Portsmouth, Havant, Petersfield and  Guildford etc Check for engineering work on Sundays. There are taxis from the station. There is no bus service on Sundays.
Milland is just over 3 miles from Liphook, just over the border into West Sussex
By car or cycle
Milland lies to the South east of the B2070 (old A3)  between Rake and Liphook- follow the signs for Milland, The Rising Sun and the Milland Shop
Please take care on our narrow roads, keep a  look out for horse riders, cyclists, walkers, tractors and the wildlife! Slow down- you’re in the country.
LOCAL  ATTRACTIONS- see our links
The whole valley is located in the South Downs National Park with numerous public footpaths and bridleways and of course beautiful countryside.
The Milland Community shop is located next to the hall, with a wide range of products and has a coffee shop. They are having a sausage event between 11-00 and 13-00hrs on the day
The Rising Sun pub is close by at the cross roads serving pub lunches, with a large pub garden
The Black Fox about 1 mile from the hall, at the top of Milland Hill (on the B2070-old A3 between Liphook and Rake) serves pub lunches and snacks. Secluded pub garden
The Hollycombe Steam Collection  located between Liphook and Milland see web link for days and times of opening