More than 600 people attend Stowmarket model railway exhibition

The model railway exhibition at Mid Suffolk Leisure Centre in Stowmarket. Andrew Jones with his mode

The model railway exhibition at Mid Suffolk Leisure Centre in Stowmarket. Andrew Jones with his model railway. - Credit: Archant

Hundreds of people attended a model railway exhibition over the weekend.

The model railway exhibition at Mid Suffolk Leisure Centre in Stowmarket.

The model railway exhibition at Mid Suffolk Leisure Centre in Stowmarket. - Credit: Archant

More than 600 people of all ages attended Stowmarket Railway Club’s model railway exhibition on Sunday, at the Mid Suffolk Leisure Centre in the town.

Sixteen track layouts, as well as traders, were present at the show.

Club chairman John Stark said: “It was very successful and a good day.

“Everybody likes the exhibition because it’s a good family show.”

The model railway exhibition at Mid Suffolk Leisure Centre in Stowmarket. Phil Colton (left) and Tom

The model railway exhibition at Mid Suffolk Leisure Centre in Stowmarket. Phil Colton (left) and Tom Nicholls. - Credit: Archant

Mr Stark said there were a number of layouts, in differing scales, for everyone to enjoy.

“We regularly do have good events but it was like a party,” Mr Stark added.

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“We’re pleased with the planning that went into it, pulling off another successful event.

“People keep saying they like coming because it’s a friendly show.

The model railway exhibition at Mid Suffolk Leisure Centre in Stowmarket. Tony Clay with his model r

The model railway exhibition at Mid Suffolk Leisure Centre in Stowmarket. Tony Clay with his model railway. - Credit: Archant

“Most of the exhibitors have time to talk to people. In massive shows perhaps you don’t get that.

“A big thank you to everyone who helped.”

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