British Railway Modelling features Hope-under-Dinmore The latest issue of BRM has arrived in the newsagents and other magazine retailers … the Spring 2017 issue. Emblazoned on the front cover is a picture of Hope with GWR 3283 emerging from the tunnel with a rake of coaches. There are many more excellent photos (taken by Andy… Read More


Congratulations to Dave and Matt Smith and the Brighton East operating team for winning best layout at Expo EM at Bracknell. A really nice friendly show with a good ‘buzz’ about it. Dave Bridges, Duncan Redford, Jonathan Buckie, Ian Buckie, Tony Sullivan and Dave Hawkins also attended as demonstrators. Paul Segar exhibited Edge Hill.  A good… Read More


Hope-under-Dinmore won the founders cup at the recent Southampton Exhibition. Tony Wright commented: ‘I also was invited to be one of the judges for the Founder’s Cup, awarded to the layout which had, in the judges’ view, the highest standards of modelling. There were several contenders (just about every layout, such was the high standard… Read More


On Tuesday 10 November we have booked Terry Bendall to give us a talk called “I did (do) it my way”. Terry has been at the forefront of S4 Modelling for many many years, in the early years he was one of the founder members of the Group that built Pulborough as featured at many shows… Read More


SHMRC was out in force over the weekend of 12/13 September at ExpoEM North in Manchester. Eastwood made its first appearance with all five scenic boards operational (although the two newest boards were very much ‘work in progress’). Paul Segar showed his Edge Hill MPD for the first time and Dave Hawkins exhibited Great Bardfield,… Read More