Tonbridge Model Railway Exhibition 2020

Page last updated: 23/01/2020


The annual Tonbridge Model Railway exhibition is one of the largest one-day model railway shows in the area.


For 2020, our 39th exhibition, over 30 layouts covering a wide range of scales, time periods and locations are booked to attend - so there should be something for everyone! 



Saturday 15th February 2020
10 am - 5 pm



The Angel Centre, Tonbridge, Kent, TN9 1SF

The Angel Centre is conveniently located in the centre of Tonbridge, a 5 minute walk from Tonbridge railway station with frequent trains to London, Redhill, Ashford and East Kent, Hastings and Tunbridge Wells, and a very short walk from the High Street bus stops. In addition, the venue is surrounded by large car parks, making access easy.


Admission Prices

Prices includes a free programme which gives more detail about the layouts attending.

  • Adults - £6.00  
  • Children (10-16) - £1.00  
  • Accompanied children under 10 - FREE

Layouts Attending

Subject to availability. List updated 23/01/2020

New layouts in bold


Alt Furka                                      HO      Swiss

Bottom Works Sidings              OO       BR and British Steel c1973      

Canute Road Quay                    OO       Southern 1940's

Cheffley                                       OO       Southern 1930's

Coffee Table Layout                   N        Village on coffee table

Coldharbour Lane                      O          GWR shed

Docklands                                   O          BR East London 1957- 1964

Drive Thomas                              0     Thomas the Tank Engine

Durston                                        OO        GWR 1930's

Edington Junction                       O          Somerset & Dorset 1920's

Forrestone                                   N          South London main line station

Four Oaks                                    OO       BR Southern region

Gasworks Basin                          OO       Gasworks in 1950's

Hayning Island                             EM       BR Southern region 1960's

Hoch Feldberg                             Z

Kuchon                                         3mm   German Black Forest branch line

Lianbruck                                     OO9     Austrian

Lydgate                                         OO       Lancs & Yorks railway set in 1960's

Lyndale                                         OO9     small layout built to fit inside under bed box

Lynswood                                       OO     BR Southern Region South Coast

Lynwood                                       OO9     small layout built to fit inside under bed box

Manston Airport                          OO      BR Southern region 1950's

Morfa Mawr                                             West Wales

Rectory Grove to West Park       N        London Tramway

Rixworth Green                            P4      Southern 1920's

Rotherbridge Goods                   OO     Lancs & Yorks railway set in 1950's

Scatchy Bottom Halt                   Gn15

Sheepcroft                                    EM     South West 1960's/70's

Shellsea Harbour                         OO    Southern 1920's

Sillean MR                                     N

St. Elizabeth Street                      N

St. Luke's                                      OO     BR Western region

St. Mary's                                      O        Welshpool & Llanfair light railway 1930

Tansey Bank                                OO9   Preserved ex industrial line 1960's

Trams to the Park                       0           Southeast England tram layout

Welford Bridge                            N        BR Western region 1960


Trade Stands

ACE Products - '0' and '00' Gauge locomotive kits
• C & L Finescale
• Carriage and Wagon Models 
• Coastal DCC
• Dart Castings
• David Wills
• Dingo Servo Mounts

Doug’s Model Trains & Tools

• DOW Scenics
• Golden Arrow Productions
• Hardy's Hobbies
• Harrison Brown Models
• Heritage in Motion
• Kent Garden Railways
• KS Laser Designs
• Layouts4U
• Matthew Cousins
• Mike Turner
• Plus Daughters
• Rail-Books
• Railroad Trading
• Ray Morris
• Roxey Mouldings
• Simply Southern
• South Eastern Finecast
• Squires Model & Craft Tools



• Colonel Stephens Railway Museum

• Gravesend RE Society
• Network Southeast
• Spa Valley Railway
• Tonbridge Model Engineering Society


An Introduction to Soldering - Roger Sawyer will be demonstrating a variety of soldering techniques. Children are particularly welcome at this stand. 
Steve’s Model Making Service - Steve builds locomotives, wagons and coaches.
Scale Buildings - Michael Tucker will be demonstrating his techniques to produce scale models of buildings from a variety of materials, including card, stone and slate.


Club Stands
• TMRC information and second-hand stall
• Loco Doctors - get your poor running locos looked at
• Drive a train stand
• Model Display stand





If you would like more details about the club, membership or our exhibition, why not contact us using the details below.

By phone: Call John Gettens, Club Secretary, on 01959 523 840

By email: The club email address is and your email will then be passed to the relevant person to deal with your enquiry.

Please note, we are not connected to the Tonbridge miniture railway outside Tonbridge swimming pool.


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