Coal and Limestone Carrying Model Railways

Exhibition presented by The Stephenson Locomotive Society

Kepier colliery yard


Saturday 8 June

Sunday 9 June

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11am - 4pm

Donations welcome, free entry


An exhibition of the following models:

Kepier Colliery  -  the acclaimed ‘00’ gauge layout by John Cook.

St. George’s Quay  -  ‘0’ gauge coal staith by Alan Gray.

Croft Depot  -  ‘P4’ scale Stockton & Darlington landsale depot by Duncan Wilcock.

Burnard’s Drift at Rainton Colliery  -  ‘00’ gauge. The late Jack Burnard’s last project, completed and presented by Neil Glencross & Melvin Heslop.

Bradyll Colliery  -  ‘N’ gauge super pit and village by Joan Lowes.

Brown’s Coal Yard  -  ‘N’ gauge landsale depot by Joe Brown.

Middle Peak  –  ‘EM’ gauge Derbyshire quarry sidings by Graham Hudson and the North East and Borders Group of the EM Gauge Society.

Marine Park Yard  -  ‘00’ gauge Tyneside exchange yard created by Ian Blenkinsopp and owned by Les Paul.

plus the Museum’s own Willington Waggonway Wash Pond diorama.


North Eastern Railway High Level Coal Staiths - David Fraser.

Come along and add your memories to the story.

On Screen:

Historic Photographs. A dip into the collection of David Dunn and The Armstrong Railway Photographic Trust.

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