THE next annual Brierfield Model Railway exhibition will take place in St. Luke’s Church Hall and Saturday and Sunday March 23 and 24.

It will feature seven layouts ranging in scales from O gauge tinplate, the ever popular 00 gauge , N gauge and the smallest being Z gauge built to 1:200 scale.

There will also be a working model of a tiny trainset requiring a magnifying glass to watch properly.

The models vary in theme from electric traction with colourful liveries, to British Railways in the days of steam.

One model shows a German narrow gauge railway in the snow and there will be a layout featuring the fondly remembered Hornby Dublo models of the 1960’s.

For those wanting to drive a model train there will be a display where they can try their hand at the controls.

The show incudes will be traders selling train sets and accessories, a second-hand stall with a range of member’s surplus equipment.

The exhibition will be open from 10am to 5pm on Saturday and 10am to 4pm on Sunday.

Admission prices are Adults £4; Children £2; OAP £r and, Families £10.

The show has wheelchair access and refreshments.