02 July 2020
You might not be able to head out to a traditional model railway exhibition this weekend, so to make up for this, we are bringing you a brand new Virtual event full of layouts, demonstrations, interviews, new model announcements, competitions and so much more.
Headlining the layout line-up for #BigWORshow are:
Bournemouth West, James Street
Fenchurch St Peter
Liverpool Lime Street
Kensington Addison Road
Don't miss our interviews with Bachmann, Neil Morrlle of Dapol, Simon Kohler of Hornby, Keith Revell of KR Models, Richard Brighton of DCC Concepts, Justin Noble of Scale Model Scenery, John Gymer of Youchoos, Carol Flavin of The Loco Ladies from Channel 5's The Great Model Railway Challenge, Paul Appleton of the Hornby Collector's Club, Model railway YouTuber Jenny Kirk, TV presenter Tim Dunn of The Architecture The Railway's Built and more.
Announcements and comments
Don't miss two exclusive new model announcements from KR Models, live from the show on Saturday. Plus, share what you think – for the first time on World-of-Railways.co.uk, a comments section will allow you to become engaged and tell us what you like about the show – we'd love to hear from you!
Live layout build and demonstrations
Stay tuned as Phil Parker shares beginner's advice on model railway construction with a small model railway build. Plus tune in to talented modellers Giles Favell, Tony Wright, Jamie Warne, Laurie Calvert and Michael Russell as they provide top-quality modelling advice throughout the weekend.
Great prizes to be won!
We're guaranteeing a fun and friendly event with competitions galore across the weekend. Teaming up with Youtuber Lawrie's Mechanical Marvels, we're offering a 'guess the weight of his model railway collection' competition for a chance to win a Hornby Princess Coronation worth £189.99. See his channel for further details. Plus, don't miss our spot the difference and caption competitions for a chance to win more great locomotive prizes across the weekend.
We welcome everyone to our official opening on Saturday, July 4 at 09:30 GMT for two days only of fantastic model railway entertainment. Don't miss it – we'll see you there, virtually, of course!