Annual Exhibition 2023

Seaboard Southern Railroad Show, Saturday Sept 16th 2023

The Seaboard Southern NMRA group are pleased to announce the return of 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


Confirmed Layouts

Stevens Point Servicing Point – (Chris Prior) – HO Wisconsin Central loco servicing point in minimal space

Santa Barbara (Ian Lampkin) – An excellect representation of the Californa Coast Line in N scale with a choice of either modern Union Pacific or pre merger Southern Pacific.

Oak Creek Brewery – (Jean-Luc Pineau) – This On30 layout represents a small brewery, located somewhere in the north eastern part of the United States. Possibly the State of Maine.

Kitwood Junction (Simon Cox) – Kitwood Junction is a freelance O scale dual gauge layout set loosely in the Caribbean during the late forties. It is an interchange where standard and 2ft 6″ narrow gauge (On30) meet, sharing the same freight facilities along with the occational passenger train.

Lynneton Yard (Mike Hughes) – HO shunting puzzle

Minocqua Falls (Bevis King) – Large O scale layout depicting an ex CNW branch in Wisconsin now under Soo ownership + Amtrak


Confirmed Traders

Kent Garden Railways – new and second-hand rolling stock and accessories

Anoraks Anonymous – Pre-loved railway equipment

Sunningwell Command Control – All your DCC needs

Plus Daughters – N scale specialist

JB Modelworld – stockboxes and modelling tools

Barry Clements (Baztrains) – 3D printed details & scenic accessories

Seaboard Southern Club Sales Stand




Hope to see you there!!