Poynton Leisure Centre
Yew Tree Lane
SK12 1PU


Saturday 14th September – 10am – 5pm
Sunday 15th Septhember – 10am – 4.30pm

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Welcome to  RAILEX  POYNTON  2019

Our ninth annually held model railway exhibition in Poynton.

Now including 25+ working layouts, Society stands, demonstrators and full trade support in a 9000sq/ft hall.


“Whatever your interest or ability, there is something for you at RAILEX POYNTON”.


Free parking

Full disabled access

Catering: hot food, sandwiches and drinks

(Due to increased demand we have outsourced our hot and cold public catering for both days)

Ample public seating

Adults £7.50 (each – prices held for second year)

Uniform ID UK Forces & Service Personnel £6.00 (each)

Adult accompanied under 16’s free
(NB. Maximum 2 per adult)

£4.00 after 4pm
(NB. Per person on Saturday only, under 16’s remain free)

We accept CARD PAYMENT for Entry ONLY but not for catering or second hand sales. We do not accept cheques.


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    Bob Harper
GWR Broad gauge; Edwardian period model railway.
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    Peter Wilson
layout TBC ? operated by Stafford MRC members.
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    Richard Brady
O gauge layout based around Cornwall details TBC?.
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    Colin Oldfield
OO gauge model railway. BR 1950’s Western Region.
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    Warrington MRC
N Gauge model railway, details tbc.
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    David Wheelton
3mm standard Gauge model railway, details tbc.
  • layout tbc
1/100th OO9 Narrow gauge railway model railway.
  • Liverpool Overhead Dock Railway
    Jim Barry
Section of layout and models presented by the builder describing this exciting new layout under construction
  • Alsager Model Railway Association
1/152nd  O Gauge railway modelling demonstration and clubs 2019 exhibition display.
  • Rex Ashton
7mm /0 Gauge locomotive construction demonstration
  • Ian Hallworth
7mm scale railway modelling demonstration.
  • Derek Mundy
Signal building demonstration
  • Michael Osborne
7mm standard gauge fine-scale railway modelling demonstration of SCRATCH BUILT wagons.
  • Rupert Brown
Designing and prototyping rolling stock models.
  • Andy Clayton
1/76th EM Gauge model railway construction inc examples of locomotives and rolling stock.
  • Brian Foster
1/76th Trains built from card.
  • Wigan Finescale railway modellers
OO Finescale modelling demonstration.
  • David Wright
Dovedale models, architectural and scenic modelling in Das clay.
  • Graham Beckwith
1/43rd Figure painting demonstration.
  • 3mm Scale Association
    Robin Idle
1/100th Scale railway modelling support group. Society stand and modelling demonstration.
  • O Gauge Guild
Publicity stand.
  • DEMU
Multi scale diesel and electric railway modelling support group. Society stand and modelling demonstration.
  • 16mm Narrow Gauge Association
    Chris Mackenzie TBC
Large scale narrow Gauge model railways display and sales stand.
  • Broad Gauge Association
Association publicity and sales stand.
  • Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway Society
L&Y modelling information and Society stand.
  • Amberley Services
Tools and modelling materials.
  • Bill Hudson transport Books
Established book retailer.
  • Stephenson Carriages and Millholme Models
4mm scale railway parts and kit manufacturer.
  • SMTF
Garden and model railway, collectables, railway books, buses and cars.
  • Art Master
Model painting supplies and brushes.
  • Skytrex
Manufacturer and supplier of resin cast kits and components for model railways.
  • Grosmont Bookshop
New and used books and DVD’s on railways, buses and trams.
  • Finishing Touches
Scenic modelling materials and tools.
  • Tower Collection
(details to be confirmed)
  • Poynton Railway Modellers
Members second hand sales stand.
  • TMS refreshments stall
Hot and cold beverages, limited supply of cold sandwiches, confectionery and selection home made cakes. We regret to state we cannot cater for specialist dietary needs!
  • Kates Kitchen
Bacon and sausage sandwiches, burgers, hot beverages etc. Located by the building front entrance.

PLEASE NOTE THAT: the below information is PRESENTED MERELY as an INDICATOR of what may be available: Thank you -TMSFor anyone considering public transport to Poynton, Northern Rail provides an hourly service between Manchester Piccadilly and Stoke-on-Trent on Saturdays. Services on Sundays have one service in the morning another over lunch time, one mid afternoon and early evening only. Poynton Railway Station is just over a mile from the show venue, an instructional poster and some ‘take away’ maps will be placed in or near the booking office. The P1 bus service runs from Hazel Grove railway station to Poynton and Middlewood via Poynton railway station there is no Sunday service. The 392/393 bus service runs between Macclesfield and Stockport via Poynton</>Northern rail services through Poynton
10/12/2017 and onward’s timetable link:
https://be803fe5c416e39d38ae-aa21086260d3bd4e072d597fe09c2e80.ssl.cf3.rackcdn.com/images/timetables/2017-10/winter-timetables/Northern-19-Manchester-to-Stoke-on-Trent-1017.pdf/PLEASE NOTE BUS TIMES AND SERVICES ARE IN FLUX AND WE WILL POST THE NEW SERVICES ASAP ONCE THE LOCAL AUTHORITIES HAVE DECREED THEM!(22/6/2018)A variety of railway services/routes call at Hazel Grove, see the below link for further guidance:
https://www.northernrailway.co.uk/stations/HAZ#station-timetables/Local taxis are: Lynx Taxis on 0161 480 5000 or 0161 483 1099 email: info@lynxtaxis.com You can also book online via http://www.lynxtaxis.uk/If you are coming by car then there is plenty of parking at the show venue and on Yew Tree Lane (no parking restrictions in force). Dedicated disabled parking bays are provided adjacent to the venue. The leisure centre is sign posted (brown tourist signs) from the A523 in Poynton. Poynton is south of Manchester and lies on the A523 with good links to the A6 / M6 and M60. Visitors should avoid using the A6 between Manchester and Hazel Grove on Saturdays which is often congested. Poynton village is best approached from the North via M60 / A34 onto the ‘Manchester airport east link road’ then take the A5102 and A5149 to Poynton. Persons approaching from the South might use the M6 J17 approaching Poynton via Congleton A534 and Macclesfield A523, or the A52 from Derby to Macclesfield. Please note that some areas of Poynton are ‘shared space’, where vehicles should give way at pedestrian crossways.Have a safe journey TMS.