2014 MILTON KEYNES MODEL RAILWAY EXHIBITION

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SATURDAY 15 FEBRUARY 2014, 10.00am – 4.30pm

Join us for breakfast…

Our café, Buskers Buffet Car, will be open from 9.00am so why not beat the rush? Buy your entry ticket and then go for breakfast!

Programme and floor plan

Plan ahead for your visit by downloading the exhibition programme and floor plan

Further details


More space, more layouts and more traders for 2014

We are pleased to announce our return to the excellent Shenley Brook End School for our 2014 exhibition:

Shenley Brook End School
Walbank Grove
Shenley Brook End
Milton Keynes
MK5 7ZT

As well as the two large halls linked by wide corridors used last year, we will be expanding into additional exhibition space which will provide visitors with more to see and additional space to move around.

Our Exhibition Manager, Terry Silver, comments:

‘We were delighted with the success of our 2013 exhibition which was attended by a record 2,100 people. Shenley Brook End School proved to be an excellent choice of venue and we are pleased to be returning there in 2014. We will be expanding our exhibition space again this year to offer visitors more excellent layouts, traders and demonstrations.’


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FREE BUS SERVICES

FREE BUS SERVICES WILL BE IN OPERATION FROM MILTON KEYNES CENTRAL AND BLETCHLEY RAIL STATIONS FOR RAIL AND BUS TICKET HOLDERS.

BUSES WILL RUN FROM BOTH STATIONS AT 00 AND 30 MINS PAST EACH HOUR FROM 09.30 UNTIL 3.00.

RETURN SERVICES WILL LEAVE THE EXHIBITION AT 15 AND 45 PAST EACH HOUR UNTIL 4.15.

Alternative bus services from Milton Keynes Central

If you don’t want to wait for the free bus from Milton Keynes Central station, you can take one of two Arriva services which run frequently and stop close to the exhibition. This is especially worth considering for concessionary pass holders who travel free on service buses. Signs will be in place to guide you from the bus stop to the exhibition.

ARRIVA SERVICE 2. The most convenient service is Arriva bus no. 2 towards Westcroft Retail Park (starts at Newport Pagnell) from stop Z2 outside Milton Keynes Central station. Buses run every 20 minutes and you should alight at Savill Lane (stop before Westcroft Centre). The journey time is about 12 minutes. Further details on the Arriva Buses route 2 website.

ARRIVA SERVICE 8. A slightly longer walk from the bus stop to the exhibition (approx. 5 mins), but a slightly quicker journey. Take Arriva bus no. 8 towards Oxley Park from stop Z2 outside Milton Keynes Central station. Buses run every 15 minutes and you should alight at Chaffron Way/Manifold Lane (stop before Westcroft Centre). Further details on the Arriva Buses route 8 website.


Admission prices

  • Adults: £5.00
  • Children: £3.00
  • Family Groups: £10.00
 

Rail ticket discounts

Discount on entry if you travel to the show by rail. Simply show your valid rail ticket at the door to obtain discount as follows:

  • Adults: £4.50 with valid rail ticket
  • Children: £2.50 with valid rail ticket
  • Families: £9.00 with valid rail ticket


 

T scale

Robin's Run, Doug Kightley
Fictional layout showing the World's smallest model railway scale at its best. At 1:450, T gauge has its own unique modelling challenges!

Z scale

Knownaim City Yards, Graham Jones
A simple out and back to fiddle yard with lots of points and uncouplers all over the place. The public select which consist I make up and dispatch.

N scale

Dentdale, Wayne Webb
Depicts the Settle and Carlisle Railway between Blea Moor Tunnel and Dent station, crossing Dent Head and Arten Gill viaducts in between.

Dudley Frey, Ron Drew www.southwesthertsmrs.org.uk
Four track main line running near a village which has grown to become a small town since the railway arrived. Goods yard including brewery sidings.

Norgate, Bob Taylor www.mkmrs.org.uk/layouts/norgate
Highly scenic, rolling countryside set in the 1950/60s. A roughly 1.75 mile double track in a looped figure of 8, plus 1.1 mile single-track branch.

Schloss Adler, Jonathan Wilkins
Based in the Swiss/Austrian Alps, includes a meter-gauge light railway, vintage cable car, standard gauge tram, modern cable car and skiers...

Small N Working, Ian Redman www.smallnworking.co.uk
An exercise in minimalism even by N Gauge standards! Layouts are presented in containers including tool boxes, lunch boxes and even CD cases.

Stoneycliffe, Max Wyatt Harry Wyatt
A 1950s Welsh line passing by the coast and over a viaduct. Max and Harry visited our 2013 exhibition and were inspired to build this new layout!

Sumware Valley, Maurice Popplestone
Fictional location somewhere in the UK between 1950-1960. Two main lines, a siding, road, lake and a lot of sheep!

Upper Brightwell, Richard Prokop
We regret this layout has had to withdraw from the exhibition owing to circumstances beyond our (and the owner's) control. Apologies. Milton Keynes Model Engineering Society will be attending in its place.

Webber Heights, Gareth Homersley www.silverfoxdcc.org
An N Gauge tram layout built from the KATO UNITRAM system. It also has a TOMYTEC Moving Bus running around the layout.

William's Curve, Bill Ball & Peter Ball
Canadian and US outline layout run for our own pleasure, so anything and everything can run! Built as simply to show what can be done at low cost.

OOn3 and 009 scales

Mannin Middle, Peter Cullen
Isle of Man-based layout set in the summer of 1964. Following a period of storage, the layout has now been restored to the condition presented here.

Tanybwlch, Nigel Smith
009 scale depiction of the Ffestiniog Railway's 'Tanybwlch' set 1990s and beyond. Features Double and Single Fairlies and George England saddle tanks.

TT scale

Triang TT Gauge Display Layout, Kevin West
Triang TT (3mm scale) was only produced 1957-1967. The layout shows what could have been for a very lucky boy's train set in the 1950s!

HO scale

Weissenthalbahn (White Valley Railway), Roger White
Marklin layout with three circuits including bridge crossing over valley. Variety of steam, diesel and electric locos of Swiss and German outline.

EM scale

Milton Quays, Neill Dewar www.mkmrs.org.uk/layouts/milton-quays
Quayside, set on the Southern Region of British Railways in the late 1950s. Location based on ex-LSWR between Southampton and Weymouth.

Pentrefan, Mike Morley
A very minor halt on an extremely obscure byway somewhere in the deepest, darkest depths of 1920s mid-Wales!

OO scale


Ashton Road, Martin Taylor
Modern traction depot and civil engineers yard covering late 1980s - mid 2000s. Based in Scotland, DCC operation.

Bertram Mills Circus Trains display, Roy Simmons
Static display of the 4 trains as used by Bertram Mills Circus in 1960. Includes display of Bertram Mills memorabilia.

Castell Mawr, Geoff Trenholme
Imaginary GWR/LMS post WWII route. Twin track oval where longer than average (7 coach) trains can run.

Chiltern Hills Hornby Dublo, Ron McCaskie
Large, vintage Hornby Dublo layout presented in mint condition.

Earl's Court, Terry Tew ecmr.webs.com
Set in the early 1960s, a fictitious joint LMS/GWR station at Earl's Court, enabling the companies to divert some of their commuter and local passenger trains away from Euston and Paddington.

Ingleton Sidings, Paul Allen www.ingletonsidings.com
Brewery sidings-based shunting puzzle! Designed to sit on a standard ironing board, showing what can be achieved in minimum space.

Jerry's Yard, Jerry Lewis Roger Shipway
A private goods yard set in the industrial Midlands. The Yard depicts the declining but occasional operating days of goods travelling by rail.

Newport Nobby, MKMRS www.mkmrs.org.uk
A real local interest layout. A represenation of the former line which ran from Wolverton to Newport Pagnell which closed to passengers in 1965.

Radlington, Paul Crabtree
Based upon the GWR line through Radley on the Oxford-Didcot line at the end of the steam era.

Simon Burn, Tony Winn
A typical small country station on the LNER main line in mid-Northumberland during the 1930s. Some of the trains are 'Live Steam'.

St Peter's Yard, Malcolm Haynes www.olneymrc.org.uk
A small freight interchange yard on the outskirts of a large city. Our first attempt at a DCC layout.

Stratton St George, Robert Mullard academymodellers.co.uk
1950/60s depiction of a fictitious BR Western Region branch terminus with a short, dockside branch. Featured in June 2013 Hornby Magazine.

Tank House Sidings, Keith Foster
An industrial railway complex in the BR era with tar, coke and chemical loading facilities at a large gasworks. Four lines access the fiddle yard.

Thomas at Silverfox Island, Gareth Homersley www.silverfoxdcc.org
A DCC layout built for children to operate. A double track loop passing through scenery - come and try your driving skills using DCC operation.

On30 (O-16.5) scale

Karolina Falls, David Bailey
American outline layout featuring working waterfall.

1:35 scale

Q dump, Nigel Tansley
A 1917 War Department Light Railway, Q dump actually existed as an operational hub for locos used on the Western Front. Scratch built locos & wagons.

SM32 scale

Timpdon Lake Railway, Chris Mackenzie www.timpdon.co.uk
16mm scale on 32mm gauge track, the layout aims to recreate the atmosphere of several popular narrow gauge lines. Includes working scenic dioramas.

O scale


Barnes Junction, David Ramsey
Tinplate trains from various countries spanning over 100 years.

Coldharbour Lane, Andy Ward www.lutonmodelrailwayclub.org.uk
1920s-1940s GWR loco depot. Many classes of GWR steam may be seen visiting the depot for servicing and maintenance.

Great Train Robbery: 03.24am, 08-08-63, Nigel Adams www.lutonmodelrailwayclub.org.uk/gtr.htm
Diorama presentation depicting the highly controversial 1963 Great Train Robbery at Ledburn, Bucks. Not intended to glorify the robbery, from which Driver Jack Mills never recovered from his injuries, but reflects its historical importance to the region.

Stodden Hundred Light Railway, Andrew Jones www.lutonmodelrailwayclub.org.uk
A light railway serving rural towns and villages situated in rural Bedfordshire in the 1930s.

Suppards Steel Fabrications, John Mileson
Typical industrial layout featuring and engineering fabrication factory. Work in progress illustrating commercially available products.

G scale

Hampton End, Dale Gillard
Following closure, a group of local rail enthusiasts have reinstalled the tracks & buildings and purchased a few foreign engines & stock...

Other scales & demonstrations

Brickville Town Harbour, Martin Shenton
Lego layout featuring harbour, beach and new train ferry!

Demonstration: Coach Kit Building, Tim Amos
Tim Amos demonstrates construction of Ian Kirk coach kits.

Demonstration: Diorama Construction, John Mileson
Constructing dioramas for displaying railway models in lieu of a layout! Includes Jack Nelson diorama.

Demonstration: Soldering and White Metal, Ian Harrison
MKMRS member Ian Harrison demonstrates the 'dark art' of soldering with brass and white metal.

FULL LIST OF ALL LAYOUTS & DEMOS

Ashton Road, Martin Taylor
"OO"
Modern traction depot and civil engineers yard covering late 1980s - mid 2000s. Based in Scotland, DCC operation.



Barnes Junction, David Ramsey
"O"
Tinplate trains from various countries spanning over 100 years.



Bertram Mills Circus Trains display, Roy Simmons
"OO"
Static display of the 4 trains as used by Bertram Mills Circus in 1960. Includes display of Bertram Mills memorabilia.



Brickville Town Harbour, Martin Shenton
"Other"
Lego layout featuring harbour, beach and new train ferry!



Castell Mawr, Geoff Trenholme
"OO"
Imaginary GWR/LMS post WWII route. Twin track oval where longer than average (7 coach) trains can run.



Chiltern Hills Hornby Dublo, Ron McCaskie
"OO"
Large, vintage Hornby Dublo layout presented in mint condition.



Coldharbour Lane, Andy Ward www.lutonmodelrailwayclub.org.uk
"O"
1920s-1940s GWR loco depot. Many classes of GWR steam may be seen visiting the depot for servicing and maintenance.



Demonstration: Coach Kit Building, Tim Amos
"Other"
Tim Amos demonstrates construction of Ian Kirk coach kits.



Demonstration: Diorama Construction, John Mileson
"Other"
Constructing dioramas for displaying railway models in lieu of a layout! Includes Jack Nelson diorama.



Demonstration: Soldering and White Metal, Ian Harrison
"Other"
MKMRS member Ian Harrison demonstrates the 'dark art' of soldering with brass and white metal.



Dentdale, Wayne Webb
"N"
Depicts the Settle and Carlisle Railway between Blea Moor Tunnel and Dent station, crossing Dent Head and Arten Gill viaducts in between.



Dudley Frey, Ron Drew www.southwesthertsmrs.org.uk
"N"
Four track main line running near a village which has grown to become a small town since the railway arrived. Goods yard including brewery sidings.



Earl's Court, Terry Tew ecmr.webs.com
"OO"
Set in the early 1960s, a fictitious joint LMS/GWR station at Earl's Court, enabling the companies to divert some of their commuter and local passenger trains away from Euston and Paddington.



Great Train Robbery: 03.24am, 08-08-63, Nigel Adams www.lutonmodelrailwayclub.org.uk/gtr.htm
"O"
Diorama presentation depicting the highly controversial 1963 Great Train Robbery at Ledburn, Bucks. Not intended to glorify the robbery, from which Driver Jack Mills never recovered from his injuries, but reflects its historical importance to the region.



Hampton End, Dale Gillard
"G"
Following closure, a group of local rail enthusiasts have reinstalled the tracks & buildings and purchased a few foreign engines & stock...



Ingleton Sidings, Paul Allen www.ingletonsidings.com
"OO"
Brewery sidings-based shunting puzzle! Designed to sit on a standard ironing board, showing what can be achieved in minimum space.



Jerry's Yard, Jerry Lewis Roger Shipway
"OO"
A private goods yard set in the industrial Midlands. The Yard depicts the declining but occasional operating days of goods travelling by rail.



Karolina Falls, David Bailey
"O-16.5"
American outline layout featuring working waterfall.



Knownaim City Yards, Graham Jones
"Z"
A simple out and back to fiddle yard with lots of points and uncouplers all over the place. The public select which consist I make up and dispatch.



Mannin Middle, Peter Cullen
"OOn3"
Isle of Man-based layout set in the summer of 1964. Following a period of storage, the layout has now been restored to the condition presented here.



Milton Quays, Neill Dewar www.mkmrs.org.uk/layouts/milton-quays
"EM"
Quayside, set on the Southern Region of British Railways in the late 1950s. Location based on ex-LSWR between Southampton and Weymouth.



Newport Nobby, MKMRS www.mkmrs.org.uk
"OO"
A real local interest layout. A represenation of the former line which ran from Wolverton to Newport Pagnell which closed to passengers in 1965.



Norgate, Bob Taylor www.mkmrs.org.uk/layouts/norgate
"N"
Highly scenic, rolling countryside set in the 1950/60s. A roughly 1.75 mile double track in a looped figure of 8, plus 1.1 mile single-track branch.



Pentrefan, Mike Morley
"EM"
A very minor halt on an extremely obscure byway somewhere in the deepest, darkest depths of 1920s mid-Wales!



Q dump, Nigel Tansley
"1:35 scale"
A 1917 War Department Light Railway, Q dump actually existed as an operational hub for locos used on the Western Front. Scratch built locos & wagons.



Radlington, Paul Crabtree
"OO"
Based upon the GWR line through Radley on the Oxford-Didcot line at the end of the steam era.



Robin's Run, Doug Kightley
"T"
Fictional layout showing the World's smallest model railway scale at its best. At 1:450, T gauge has its own unique modelling challenges!



Schloss Adler, Jonathan Wilkins
"N"
Based in the Swiss/Austrian Alps, includes a meter-gauge light railway, vintage cable car, standard gauge tram, modern cable car and skiers...



Simon Burn, Tony Winn
"OO"
A typical small country station on the LNER main line in mid-Northumberland during the 1930s. Some of the trains are 'Live Steam'.



Small N Working, Ian Redman www.smallnworking.co.uk
"N"
An exercise in minimalism even by N Gauge standards! Layouts are presented in containers including tool boxes, lunch boxes and even CD cases.



St Peter's Yard, Malcolm Haynes www.olneymrc.org.uk
"OO"
A small freight interchange yard on the outskirts of a large city. Our first attempt at a DCC layout.



Stodden Hundred Light Railway, Andrew Jones www.lutonmodelrailwayclub.org.uk
"O"
A light railway serving rural towns and villages situated in rural Bedfordshire in the 1930s.



Stoneycliffe, Max Wyatt Harry Wyatt
"N"
A 1950s Welsh line passing by the coast and over a viaduct. Max and Harry visited our 2013 exhibition and were inspired to build this new layout!



Stratton St George, Robert Mullard academymodellers.co.uk
"OO"
1950/60s depiction of a fictitious BR Western Region branch terminus with a short, dockside branch. Featured in June 2013 Hornby Magazine.



Sumware Valley, Maurice Popplestone
"N"
Fictional location somewhere in the UK between 1950-1960. Two main lines, a siding, road, lake and a lot of sheep!



Suppards Steel Fabrications, John Mileson
"O"
Typical industrial layout featuring and engineering fabrication factory. Work in progress illustrating commercially available products.



Tank House Sidings, Keith Foster
"OO"
An industrial railway complex in the BR era with tar, coke and chemical loading facilities at a large gasworks. Four lines access the fiddle yard.



Tanybwlch, Nigel Smith
"OOn3"
009 scale depiction of the Ffestiniog Railway's 'Tanybwlch' set 1990s and beyond. Features Double and Single Fairlies and George England saddle tanks.



Thomas at Silverfox Island, Gareth Homersley www.silverfoxdcc.org
"OO"
A DCC layout built for children to operate. A double track loop passing through scenery - come and try your driving skills using DCC operation.



Timpdon Lake Railway, Chris Mackenzie www.timpdon.co.uk
"SM32"
16mm scale on 32mm gauge track, the layout aims to recreate the atmosphere of several popular narrow gauge lines. Includes working scenic dioramas.



Triang TT Gauge Display Layout, Kevin West
"TT"
Triang TT (3mm scale) was only produced 1957-1967. The layout shows what could have been for a very lucky boy's train set in the 1950s!



Upper Brightwell, Richard Prokop
"N"
We regret this layout has had to withdraw from the exhibition owing to circumstances beyond our (and the owner's) control. Apologies. Milton Keynes Model Engineering Society will be attending in its place.



Webber Heights, Gareth Homersley www.silverfoxdcc.org
"N"
An N Gauge tram layout built from the KATO UNITRAM system. It also has a TOMYTEC Moving Bus running around the layout.



Weissenthalbahn (White Valley Railway), Roger White
"HO"
Marklin layout with three circuits including bridge crossing over valley. Variety of steam, diesel and electric locos of Swiss and German outline.



William's Curve, Bill Ball & Peter Ball
"N"
Canadian and US outline layout run for our own pleasure, so anything and everything can run! Built as simply to show what can be done at low cost.




Artist James Green, www.jamesgreenart.co.uk
Railway paintings, limited edition prints and greetings cards.



Buskers Buffet Car (Buskers Coffee Shop), www.buskerscoffeeshop.co.uk
The award-winning Buskers Coffee Shop of Wolverton will be providing tea, coffee, cold drinks plus hot and cold snacks - why not join us for a breakfast bacon roll from 9.00am onwards..?



Cheltenham Model Centre, www.cheltenhammodelcentre.com
Model railways old and new; from N to O gauge.



Dean's Bargains,
Second hand stock sale from MKMRS member Nick Dean.



Derby Trees & Scenics, www.ukmodelshops.co.uk/suppliers/41393-Derby_Trees_and_Scenics
Specialists in scenery items. Range includes JTT Trees Plants and Flowers, Busch, Mini Natur, Dapol Kits, Scatters etc, plus Thomas range.



Digitrains, www.digitrains.co.uk
DCC systems, decoders, accessories and locos.



East West Rail, www.eastwestrail.org.uk
East West Rail is reinstating the former Oxford - Cambridge railway to connect East Anglia with Central, Southern and Western England, via Bletchley. Come and talk to the team!



Glomart Displays, glomartdisplays.blogspot.co.uk
Display cases, transport prints and diecast models.



Great Central (Model) Railways,
O gauge die cast, tin plate, Bassett Lowke & Hornby, Kit & Scratch Built locos, Hornby Dublo two & three rail tin plate and super detailed Coaches, OO scale Bachmann, Hornby, Lima etc.



Grimy Times, www.grimytimes.co.uk
Supply of weathered locos & rolling stock and Sankey Scenics Railway Signage. Bespoke weathering and renumbering.



Hedgerow Scenics,
Flexible grass mats, bespoke hedgerows, copse and wooded areas.



Ian's Trains,
A comprehensive selection of pre-owned desirable models in O, OO and N scale. From mint boxed items to useful bargain accessories.



Keen Systems, www.keen-systems.com
Close coupling systems and carriage accessories.



Keith's Model Railways,
Second hand and new modern image plus good selection of diecast cars, lorries, buses etc. bought and part-exchanged; all guaranteed.



Marston Vale Community Rail Partnership, www.marstonvalecommunityrail.org.uk
The Marston Vale Community Rail Partnership is one of a growing number of Community Rail Partnerships across the country. Promoting the Marston Vale (Bedford-Bletchley) line.



Milton Keynes Model Engineering Society, www.mkmes.org.uk
Our near neighbours who operate the Caldecotte Miniature Railway at Caldecotte Lake.



Milton Keynes Model Railway Society, www.mkmrs.org.uk
Exhibition and club information stand. Find out more about what we do and how to join us.



Model Sounds Limited, www.modelsounds.co.uk
Model Sounds creates 100% authentic and realistic sounds for your railway in a small portable 'Master Blaster' sound unit.



Model World, plus.google.com/111525546306651799639
New and secondhand model railway locos, rolling stock and other items.



P D Marsh, www.pdmarshmodels.com
White metal kits, painted models and laser cut structures in N and OO scales.



Pendon Museum Trust, www.pendonmuseum.com
Pendon Museum will be showing images of the museum and welcoming people to visit the inspiring Pendon landscape.



Penketh Model Rail Centre, www.penkethmodelrailways.com/
New and pre-owned model railways and accessories.



Railroom Electronics, www.railroomelectronics.co.uk
Electrical items, switches, wire, signal, lamps, LEDs, bulbs, plug & sockets, metal tubing, soldering, DCC items, connectors and much more!



Railway Correspondence & Travel Society (RCTS), www.rcts.org.uk/branches/milton_keynes
Society publications, second hand books, postcards and information about the Society and its local Milton Keynes branch.



Skytrex (2013) Ltd, www.skytrex.com
O gauge and OO gauge resin and white metal buildings and scenic accessories.



Talyllyn Railway, www.talyllyn.co.uk/area-groups
The Talyllyn Railway Preservation Society was formed in 1950. Local members meet at Leighton Buzzard Narrow Gauge Railway. Come and talk to us today and find out more about what we do and how to get involved.



Tootally Thomas, www.tootallythomas.co.uk
One of the largest selections of Thomas toys in the UK. Stockists and importers of the Bachmann models, Take-n-Play die-cast and Trackmaster battery powered engines and sets.



Totem Signs, www.modelrailsigns.co.uk
Custom railway signs made to order.



TPA Books,
New and secondhand railway books plus a selection of railwayana including lamps and signs.



Wrenn Specialist, www.wrennspecialist.co.uk
Wrenn and Hornby Dublo model railways including refurbishment services. An extensive range of decorative "Railway" wall plates.





How to get there

Address

Shenley Brook End School
Walbank Grove
Shenley Brook End
Milton Keynes
MK5 7ZT (click postcode for map).

Although additional and ample free parking will be available this year, we do encourage our visitors to travel by public transport as this helps to ease congestion around the exhibition venue.

 

By Train and/or Bus

BLETCHLEY STATION

Travel by London Midland or Southern Railway.

MILTON KEYNES CENTRAL STATION

Travel by London Midland, Southern Railway or Virgin Trains.

Free bus services

FREE BUS SERVICES WILL BE IN OPERATION FROM MILTON KEYNES CENTRAL AND BLETCHLEY RAIL STATIONS.

BUSES WILL RUN FROM BOTH STATIONS AT 00 AND 30 MINS PAST EACH HOUR FROM 9.30AM UNTIL 3.00PM.

RETURN SERVICES WILL RUN AT 15 AND 45 PAST EACH HOUR UNTIL 4.15PM.

Alternative bus services from Milton Keynes Central

If you don’t want to wait for the free bus from Milton Keynes Central station, you can take one of two Arriva services which run frequently and stop close to the exhibition. This is especially worth considering for concessionary pass holders who travel free on service buses. Signs will be in place to guide you from the bus stop to the exhibition.

ARRIVA SERVICE 2. The most convenient service is Arriva bus no. 2 towards Westcroft Retail Park (starts at Newport Pagnell) from stop Z2 outside Milton Keynes Central station. Buses run every 20 minutes and you should alight at Savill Lane (stop before Westcroft Centre). The journey time is about 12 minutes. Further details on the Arriva Buses route 2 website.

ARRIVA SERVICE 8. A slightly longer walk from the bus stop to the exhibition (about 5 mins), but a slightly quicker journey. Take Arriva bus no. 8 towards Oxley Park from stop Z2 outside Milton Keynes Central station. Buses run every 15 minutes and you should alight at Chaffron Way/Manifold Lane (stop before Westcroft Centre). Further details on the Arriva Buses route 8 website.


See the London Midland website for details.

See the Southern Railway website for details.

See the Virgin Trains website for details.

Visit our friends at the Marston Vale Community Rail Partnership website:

By Car


General directions are given below. However, you may also wish to try using the free AA Routefinder service by entering the venue’s postcode of MK5 7ZT. The AA website is available at: www.theaa.com.

CAR PARKING

The venue has a large free car park and staff will be on hand to direct you to vacant spaces. However, at times it may be necessary to make use of our overflow car park near Morrisons petrol station. We have provided a map of the driving route from the exhibition to the overflow car park and the walking route back. This is about a ten minute walk.

Directions

DOWNLOAD THESE DIRECTIONS AT:
www.mkmrs.org.uk/resources/downloads/directions.pdf

From M1 North
Leave the motorway at junction 14 and take the 3rd exit. Follow the AA signs from there.
AA sign

From M1 South
Leave the motorway at junction 14 and take the 1st exit. Follow the AA signs from there.
AA sign

From A5 South
Take A5 to Portway roundabout (junction with A509). Take first exit (left) onto A509 (Portway). At Loughton roundabout, continue straight on (second exit, Portway). At Medbourne roundabout, continue straight on (second exit, Portway). At Oakhill roundabout, take first exit (left) onto Tattenhoe Street. At next roundabout, continue straight on (second exit, Tattenhoe Street).

After 300 metres, take exit left into Butcher Lane. At roundabout, take third exit into Walbank Grove. Shenley Brook End School is on your right.

From A5 North
Take A5 to Portway roundabout (junction with A509). Take third exit (right) onto A509 (Portway). At Loughton roundabout, continue straight on (second exit, Portway). At Medbourne roundabout, continue straight on (second exit, Portway). At Oakhill roundabout, take first exit (left) onto Tattenhoe Street. At next roundabout, continue straight on (second exit, Tattenhoe Street).

After 300 metres, take exit left into Butcher Lane. At roundabout, take third exit into Walbank Grove. Shenley Brook End School is on your right.

From A421 (West)
At Windmill Hill roundabout, take the first exit (left) into Tattenhoe Street. Continue straight on at Westcroft Roundabout. After about 300 metres, turn right into Butcher Lane. At roundabout, take third exit into Walbank Grove. Shenley Brook End School is on your right.

From A421 (East)
At Windmill Hill roundabout, take the third exit (right) into Tattenhoe Street. Continue straight on at Westcroft Roundabout. After about 300 metres, turn right into Butcher Lane. At roundabout, take third exit into Walbank Grove. Shenley Brook End School is on your right.