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News: 2020 Line Up Expands

Published 6 March 2020, 10:57

The 2020 Great Electric Train Show layout line-up is continuing to expand with two new exhibits for the October 10/11 event in Milton Keynes being revealed this month.


News: Great Electric Train Show 2020

Published 6 February 2020, 11:10

The Hornby Magazine team is preparing for the 2020 Great Electric Train Show which will take place on the weekend of October 10/11 at the Marshall Arena in Milton Keynes.


News: Getting there

Published 9 October 2019, 15:24

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: 2019 Bus Timetable Confirmed

Published 9 October 2019, 15:23

If you’re travelling to the 2019 Great Electric Train Show by train this weekend, a free bus service will be operating every 30 minutes throughout the day between Milton Keynes Central railway station (bus stop Z6) and the venue - Marshall Arena, Stadium MK. Train services to/from Milton Keynes Central are operated by London Northwestern Railway, Virgin Trains and Southern Railway.


News: NEW FOR 2019: Kids Zone

Published 9 October 2019, 15:23

Brand new for 2019 is a Kids Zone on Balcony 2 sponsored by Hornby Hobbies. This will offer hands on interactive railway exhibits for younger visitors including the opportunity to build wooden railway systems with other like minded visitors, take control of a Hornby train set and enjoy the play value of Hornby’s new Junior battery powered sets. Additional activities including colouring sheets will also be available plus we will be providing extra seating on Balcony 2 for visitors to take a break.


News: Advance ticket deadline

Published 9 October 2019, 14:09

The advance ticket sale deadline for the Great Electric Train Show has now passed, but tickets for on-the-day entry will be available at the entrance to the Great Electric Train Show in Milton Keynes this weekend.


News: Be a VIP!

Published 10 September 2019, 09:19

The Great Electric Train Show limited edition VIP ticket package is back for the 2019 Great Electric Train Show.
Priced at £40, the VIP ticket value includes two-day entry to the show, VIP parking at the event, £25+ worth of Key Publishing/Hornby Magazine railway publications and a VIP voucher pack. The VIP offer is limited to 50 tickets on a first come first served basis.


News: Grindley Brook joins the Great Electric Train Show

Published 25 July 2019, 11:40

Hillingdon Railway Modeller’s stunning ‘O’ gauge continuous run mainline layout Grindley Brook will be one of the star attractions at the 2019 Great Electric Train Show on October 12/13. The event takes place at the Marshall Arena in Milton Keynes for the second year running.


News: Great Electric Train Show trailer

Published 25 July 2019, 11:32

The Hornby Magazine Great Electric Train Show on October 12/13 2019 is approaching fast and advance tickets are still available to purchase while you can also look forward to the latest layout announcements in the next issue of Hornby Magazine - HM147, on sale from August 1 2019. This short video offers an insight into the features of the Great Electric Train Show at the Marshall Arena in Milton Keynes...


News: VIP ticket booking opens

Published 4 July 2019, 12:21

VIP advance tickets for the Great Electric Train Show are now available to purchase offering a unique package including exclusive discount vouchers to use at the show, two-day entry to the event and more.