Annual Exhibition 2024

Seaboard Southern Railroad Show, Saturday Sept 21th 2024

The Seaboard Southern NMRA group are pleased to announce their annual exhibition showcasing model railways from the Americas. Once again, we will be hosted by our regular venue of The Charis Centre, Crawley, West Sussex.

Times: 10:00 – 16:00

Admission: £7 Adults, £6 NMRA members*, Accompanied U16s Free

Venue: The Charis Centre, West Green Drive, Crawley, West Sussex, RH11 7EL

For those on foot / public transport the main entrance is West Green Drive, Crawley, West Sussex RH11 7EL. It is walkable from Crawley Station or via Metrobus ( Route 1 or 2 (Crawley Hospital stop) from Crawley Bus Station, opp. Southern Trains station. 

For those driving the car park is accessed via Town Barn Road (opp No. 38), Crawley, RH11 7ED

Hot food, snack and drinks will be available on site

For further information please contact via

Confirmed Layouts (so far)

Hiawatha Avenue – (Chris Prior) – HO switching layout depicting Minnesota Commercial’s operations around the grain elevators of Hiawatha Avenue in the Twin Cities

Fort Myres (Ian Lampkin) – HO layout set in 2000’s Florida depicting a interchange between CSX and the Seminole Gulf Coast shortline. Passenger services are provided by Tri-Rail and Amtrak   

K Street Yard – (Sutton & Carshalton MRC) A Milwaukee Road HO switching layout set between the late fifties to early seventies. Fictional location in the north of Spokane, Washington State.

Cedar Canyon Junction – (Peter Richards) N scale. Post 1990’s railroading in the western US as served up by BNSF. UP and Amtrak.

Fiddletown & Copperopolis Railway – (Paul Steadman) HOn30. Western narrow gauge based on the cartoons of animation artist Carl Fallberg exploring the Wilder West of California by narrow gauge in the mountains.

Broken Creek – (South Shore Group) HO – Rural railroading at the end of the line in 1950’s Iowa. Think grain elevators and agricultural supplies

Three Bridges – (Seaboard Southern) N – Seaboard Southern’s own small space N scale layout make’s a return to public shows.


 Confirmed Traders (so far)

Anoraks Anonymous – Pre-loved railway equipment

Sunningwell Command Control – All your DCC needs

Seaboard Southern Club Sales Stand

Hope to see you there!!

N.B. Details subject to change prior to the show