Model rail club marks milestone
Model rail enthusiasts from across the country attended an exhibition in Stamford.
The annual event – organised by the Market Deeping Model Railway Club, currently celebrating its 40th anniversary – saw 12 different highly-detailed track layouts on show.
More than 300 people attended at Stamford Welland Academy, on Saturday.
Club chairman Colin Brown said: “If you discount sport, model railways are said to be the most popular past-time in the country, after fishing. We had visitors from London and as far away as Hull come along on the day.”
The club currently has 47 members and meets every Monday in Obthorpe, near Thurlby. It was founded in Market Deeping in 1976.
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