We will be running the ever popular RailEx on the weekend of the 19th and 20th of November.
Regardless of your age, the RailEx show offers something for everyone. Adults and kids alike are attracted to the layout displays for their movement, animation and life-like presentation. The modellers take a lot of care to add interesting little details that wait for your discovery.
It's easy to spend several to many hours viewing the RailEx layouts and exhibits. Take your time to look at and watch a layout fully. Many include sequences that trigger events from time to time.
The exhibitors are keen to show off their hobby and welcome the opportunity to chat about their layouts and displays.
Admission prices are as follows ...
The Walter Nash Centre (WNC) is a new venue for RailEx and we are very excited about this year's event. The WNC has undergone a significant refurbishment and is bright, clean and spacious. The WNC is in the block between Taine and Tocker Streets, with the main entrance on Taine Street.
If you have been involved with Netball then you'll probably know the WNC is beside the Hutt Valley Netball courts.
If you aren't sure then don't worry, the WNC it's easy to find!
By Car: Head north on High Street from Lower Hutt (5km) or turn left onto High Street at the first roundabout after coming off the Kennedy Good Bridge from SH2. Travel another 2.7km to WNC. Taine and Tocker Streets in Taita are on your left.
By Rail: Its easy! Take the Tranz Metro HVL to Taita Station. Hop off and head west, down through the underpass, and the WNC is directly in front of you, less than 100 metres to walk!
RailEx is an annual model railroad exhibition held in the Wellington/Porirua/Hutt area and organised by three of the area's Model Railway Clubs with abundant assistance from friends, family and like minded fanatics! The organising clubs are the Marklin Model Railway Club (Upper Hutt), the Hutt Valley Model Railway Club (Moera, Lower Hutt) and the Wellington British Railway Modellers from Grenada North, Wellington.
The clubs host the RailEx show to promote the hobby of Model Railways and to provide a community event that can be enjoyed by families, kids and adults alike.
Some of the highlights ...
We are always looking to introduce new exhibits and vendors to the RailEx programme.
If you are a modeller with a layout suitable for exhibiting, or a model railway associated trader (retailer or hobby shop) and you are interested in being part of RailEx, then please don't hesitate to contact us by filling out the form below.
We look forward to hearing from you!
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