Railex Buxton 2/3 July 2022

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Railway modelling returns to Buxton after a long absence, with our new show in the rebuilt 'Octagon' of the Pavilion Gardens. This unique 27 acre venue will we hope make for a great backdrop to our model railway exhibition, amidst the Derbyshire Spa town of Buxton and its wide range of visitor facilities.

We'll annually have at least 20 quality layouts in as good a mix of scales and gauges as we can muster, supported by 20+ traders and an array of societies and individuals demonstrating the endless possibilities this great hobby suggests.

Buxton is well served by public transport and accomodation to allow you an enjoyable day or weekend visit.

For more information please see our website at: www.railexbuxton.co.uk

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What an utterly stunning building and room.


We picked it specifically as it was such a stunning public visitor location.

An octagon shaped room with a ring of columns inside isn't the most ideal shape to display a series of rectangular exhibits out in, but hopefully visitors will be pleased with the results. It should certainly make for some great layout photo opportunities, both from inside and out.

The landscaped park with its bandstand boating lake and miniature railway will allow for a brew and moments peace from the hum drum ofcthe show too. If more serious refreshments were needed the Buxton Brewery pub is 100 yards from the show!

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Saturday isn't long off now so i thought its time i posted the final contents of the show​


  • Gottingen SUD. Z/N Scale Continental.
  • Sakura Cherry Blossom. 150 / N Scale
  • Burnham-on-sea. 2mm finescale Somerset & Dorset
  • Ludlow. N Gauge BR Western Region 1960s
  • Stamford East. N Gauge Br Eastern region 1950-60s
  • Bodmin. N Gauge GWR 1930s
  • Fall Mill – Ashover light railway 4mm / OO9
  • Masons Wharf 4mm/OO9 Estate railway quay
  • Glenties. 4mm/OOn3 County Donegall narrow gauge
  • Kennington Cross 4mm / OO London Trams
  • 29th Street Wharf. 3.5mm/HO Gauge West Coast USA
  • Windiest Industriegebiet. 3.5mm/HO Gauge 1960 German State Railway
  • Hornby 3 Rail. 4mm/OO Classic trains of yesteryear.
  • Bampton Devon. 4mm/EM Gauge 1950s western region.
  • J Tracey & Sons. OO BR
  • Horncastle. OO BR
  • Weaver Hill. 4mm / OO West Coast Mainline 1990s
  • Blakecaster. 7mm Narrow Gauge
  • Newfield. 7mm/ O Gauge Midland Railway
  • Bristol Goods. 7mm / Broad Gauge


  • 2mm Scale Association
  • N Gauge Society
  • Association of Large Scale Railway Modellers
  • Broad Gauge Society
  • European Railways Association
  • Gauge 1 Model Railway Association
  • LNER Society
  • London & North Western Railway Society
  • O Gauge Guild
  • Peak Rail
  • Wenslydale Railway
  • Wigan model railway exhibition


  • David White – Slaters Plasticard latest products
  • 148th Road vehicles
  • Andy Clayton. 4mm/EM Gauge modelling.
  • Brian Davies 4mm Wagon loads
  • David Wright/Dovedale Models Architectural and diorama modelling
  • Large Scale Coaching Stock Construction
  • Cromford Designs Painting & Lining demonstration
  • Ian Hallworth 7mm loco construction
  • Derek Mundy 7mm signalling and O Gauge Welsh Railways modelling


  • A2b Model Railways
  • A Brooks Project LTD ( materials & tools)
  • Baz’s Model Railway
  • Booklaw
  • Brushes for Models
  • Crafty Hobbies
  • Crisinden Models
  • Culcheth Model Railways
  • High lane Models
  • Genesis Models
  • Grange & Hodder Baseboards
  • J S Models
  • LCut Creative
  • Made in Manchester Models
  • Malcs Models
  • MMR Model Kits
  • Mount Tabor models
  • Nick Tozer Books
  • Peak Rail – (Derby/Sheffield) Second hand sales
  • Powerbond Adhesives
  • Railstuff
  • SMTF
cheers Mark

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A great group of hard working folk are hopefully asleep now having done a long but productive day at the Pavilion Gardens. A few Saturday morning entries to sort early on and we'll be ready for doors opening at 9am.

For those driving and wanting to save parking fees, Park Road a short walk and opposite the venue offers plenty of free kerbside.



Western Thunderer
A very good show, thanks Mark and everyone who helps to put on such a show.
I liked the mix of layouts and scales, I thought that the 2mm/N gauge layouts were generally exquisite.
As I put elsewhere, this was my first show for over two years and it’s great to be back!