Diesel on DCC

Exhibition 2019

Saturday 11th May 10 - 5pm and Sunday 12th May 10 - 4:30pm

Layouts confirmed so far.

Budget Model Railways will be with us again this year.

Cato Pass by Lauriue Calvert. Laurie will be joining us this year with his very popular Cato Pass layout as featured in a number of magazines. Laurie was also a team leader in the successful Channel 5 program Great Model Railway Challenge.


We will of course have a number of other layouts to present being N, 00 or Narrow Gauge. Further details to follow.

Click here to see a newspaper review of our 2018 Club Open Day.

Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.

About Us.

Our club is situated in the Sompting Village Hall (www.somptingvillagehall.org) and is home to around 30 model railway enthusiasts, including some of the leading railway modellers in West Sussex.


Why not pop along on a Friday (2nd, 4th or 5th) evening?
Members arrive from 6:00pm onwards and we are usually cleared out by 10:30pm or so.


2019 Club nights

January 11th and 25th

February 8th & 22nd

March 8th, 22nd (AGM) and 29th

April 12th, 26th

May 10th (Annual exhibition setup), 24th and 31st

June 8th, 22nd and 29th

July 14th, 28th

August 9th and 23rd and 30th

September 13th and 27th

October 11th and 25th

November 8th, 22nd and 29th

December 13th

Dates in bold show when we expect to run the large running board.


Annual Exhibition 2019

Saturday 11th May (10am - 5pm) and Sunday 12th May (10am - 4:30pm)

We are now preparing for our 2019 show. As usual we will have around 12 or so layouts for you come and view. There will be a mixture of gauges there to view with many or our layouts being smaller in order to fit into our venue.

There is free parking on site and in the surrounding roads. There are refreshments available throughout each day. Admission will be £3.50 for adults and £1.80 for children. 

Layouts and traders will be listed here in due time.

Click here to see a review of our 2018 show.

Click here to see a review of our 2017 show.

Click here to view pictures from our 2016 show.

A massive thank you to our visitors, exhibitors, catering team and club members for making our 2018 show the best ever.

Below is a video posted by one of our exhibitors this year, Budget Model Railways.




Typical Friday events.

  • N Gauge layout. Bring some of your stock to run.

  • 00 Gauge children's layout. Bring some of your stock to run.

  • Various club layouts being worked on.

  • Learn new skills in modelling from highly skilled members.

  • Have a go yourself.

  • Get advice on your home layout.

  • Bring some trains to run.

  • Enjoy a tea or coffee and a good chat.