News from West Sussex

South Downs Light Railway, Teddy Bears Picnic July 2016

It was nice to be invited back to this event which is in a great location next to the South Downs Light Railway running track. We set up prior to the weekend event which made it more relaxing on the Saturday. All the South Down’s rolling stock was adorned with Teddy...

Mike’s Garden Removal

As you know Mike's garden railway at present is no more but a merry band of members helped take up the track in his garden in late July, before he moved to pastures new. This really only took a few hours as the track had been laid without the use of fixings which...

West Sussex Garden Railway 2016 DVD

This was shown at the Henfield show with a mixture of members gardens on display. The cost is £5 each and if you would like a copy then please contact Keith. Proceeds go to West Sussex Group...

West Sussex G Scale Model Railway Show, Henfield

This took place on Sunday 30th October 2016 in Henfield village hall. Just to thank everyone that took part and gave their time on the day to make this happen. The show was a great success from feedback we have received and financially we made a profit. More details...

Gaugemaster

Syd Bunker & Charlie Fox Wilson attended the G Scale day at Gaugemaster taking their small stands of beautifully made...

Syd’s Garden Open day

This was an invite only day with around 10 members able to make it. Weather was fine and it was nice to see some live steam around Syd’s twisty garden, which is dominated by his magnificent trestle bridge. One minor problem was a genuine derailment with Mike’s loco...

Sumner Ponds

This show has been growing every year with attendances up partly due to the nice weather. Our stand featured Fentilly, Models by Charlie Fox Wilson, Rabbit Hill and the West Sussex layout complete with model American buildings. Members turned up in good numbers to...

Mike’s Final Open day (for the time being)

With the summer weather with us at last and various events still to come, Mike held one of his excellent open days. This was well attended by a large number of members from throughout Sussex and Surrey. It turns out that this was in fact the last open day in Mike’s...