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News: Save The Date!

Published 26 February 2019, 16:07

The Great Electric Train Show is set to return to Milton Keynes at the Marshall Arena on October 12/13 2019.

Preparations for this year's show are in full swing with more than 30 layouts, 40 traders plus demonstrations being lined up for an unmissable weekend of model railways for modellers and enthusiasts alike.

The show will be launched in full in early March - see the next issue of Hornby Magazine (HM142) - and discount advance tickets will go on sale too.


News: Ticket Deadline Extended

Published 5 October 2018, 18:09

The deadline for advance ticket sales for the Great Electric Train Show has been extended to Wednesday October 10th. The discounted tickets offer up to 25% off on-the-day prices as well as early entry to this not-to-be-missed model railway event on the weekend of October 13/14 2018 at the newly-named Marshall Arena MK (formerly Arena MK) in Milton Keynes. Click on the advanced tickets banner or call 01780 480404 to book.


News: How to find us...

Published 28 September 2018, 11:20

Getting there
Milton Keynes is the central point between London and Birmingham, located just off the M1 via Junction 13 from the south (A5) and Junction 14 (A421) from the north and east, and connected to the two cities by rail via the West Coast Main Line.


News: New VIP Great Electric Train Show tickets

Published 27 September 2018, 17:38

An exciting new limited edition VIP ticket package is now available for the Great Electric Train Show 2018 at our new venue, Arena MK, Milton Keynes.


News: Final layouts revealed for GETS 2018

Published 14 September 2018, 15:26

More than 80 stands consisting of 32 layouts, 44 traders and eight demonstrations make up the 2018 Great Electric Train Show at its new bigger venue of the Arena MK in Milton Keynes for the weekend of October 13/14 – Hornby Magazine’s biggest model railway exhibition to date.


News: More layouts join the 2018 show

Published 13 July 2018, 12:47

The layout line-up for the 2018 Great Electric Train Show on October 13/14 continues to grow with the latest layout announcements having a Western Region theme. They consist of Somerset Railway Modellers Group’s Somerset based Oake in ‘OO’, Tim Lowe’s Peakstone in ‘N’ gauge based on Network SouthEast territory (both feature in HM134 - on sale now) plus Steve Howe’s Lower Rose Goods in ‘P4’ modelling the GWR in the 1930s (HM132) and Helston and Falmouth MRC’s ‘OO’ WR terminus Trenance reflecting the BR 1950s period (HM73).


News: Line Up Expands

Published 15 May 2018, 12:36

The 2018 Great Electric Train Show layout line up continues to grow to fill the new venue at the Arena MK in Milton Keynes on the weekend of October 13/14 2018.


News: New venue for Great Electric Train Show

Published 12 April 2018, 16:45

The Hornby Magazine sponsored Great Electric Train Show is back for 2018 and with a brand new venue. Taking place on the weekend of October 13/14, this year’s event will be held at the Arena MK in Milton Keynes with easy access by road and rail and offers new space to grow the popular event.