Model Rail Live @ Barrow Hill Roundhouse (25 & 26 Sept)

Model rail layoutExperience Locomotives up close and personal PLUS see the UK’s best model train layouts. If you’re interested in trains big or small this is the event for you!

Model Rail Live is a unique family event combining the best in British model railways with the opportunity to see, hear and even ride on real trains. Barrow Hill Roundhouse is the country’s most atmospheric railway museum; home to a superb collection of restored steam, diesel and electric locomotives. For one weekend only it will also host some of the country’s best model railways and guest locomotives.

MODEL RAIL LIVE will be a unique combination of full-size and model railway exhibits – all in one place!
* Manufacturers trade stands – Fantastic deals and bargains on offer.
* Amazingly detailed model railway layouts
* Special appearances from Guest Locomotives
* Designated Hornby Area
* Family Interactive fun
* Train rides
* And much, much more…

MODEL RAIL LIVE takes place on September 25/26 at Barrow Hill Roundhouse Museum, Campbell Drive, Barrow Hill, Chesterfield, Derbyshire S43 2PR

Buying Tickets
Online: Click here to visit the online booking service
By telephone: 0844 581 1383

Booking in advance
Adult – £10
Child (5 – 15) – £5
Concessions – £7
Family tickets (2 adults & 2 children) – £25

Please note: there is a £1.00 booking fee per transaction in addition to the ticket price, when booking in advance.

On the day
Adult – £12
Child (5 – 15) – £6
Concessions – £9
Family tickets (2 adults & 2 children) – £30
How Can I Get There?


By public transport:
Chesterfield station is served by regular East Midlands Trains services to/from Sheffield, Nottingham, London St Pancras, Leicester, Derby, Manchester and Liverpool. CrossCountry also links Chesterfield to south-west England, Birmingham, the north-east of England and Scotland.

A free heritage bus shuttle will operate all day between Chesterfield railway station and MODEL RAIL LIVE on both days.

By Car:
Barrow Hill is ten minutes from J30 or J30A of the M1 motorway. Follow the A619 through Staveley until you see the brown tourist attraction signs for Barrow Hill Roundhouse. Or set your SatNav to our postcode – S43 2PR.

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