We recommend that you park at Quorn Station as we have a 10 acre car park dedicated to the event.  Parking at other stations is closed or limited.  Parking is £5 per vehicle.  Limited disabled parking available at Leicester North.  Minibus and coaches are FREE.

Parking is free on the Quorn Car Park for disabled visitors displaying a valid blue badge parking permit, approximately 500 yards from the exhibition entrance.

Loughborough Station


  • Emporium – browse at your leisure, there’s a wide variety of railway memorabilia, books & magazines
  • Museum – come and explore our award winning museum
  • 16mm – layout and display of up to 20 live steam locomotives plus diesel (battery powered) locos and rolling stock operating and on display throughout the day (32mm and 45mm layout).
  • The 3Counties Area Group of the G Scale Society (3CAG) with members from Leicestershire, Northamptonshire and Warwickshire are pleased to present TWO G Gauge layouts both Running on 45mm digital track.
  • Traders and Railwayana Stalls – including books, photos, china, totems, prints and used models
  • Information Stands
  • Refreshment Room on the station platform.
  • Free heritage bus shuttle to Loughborough Midland station (East Midlands Trains). See tickets and timetable page for details.
  • Restricted parking – double yellow lines in areas.  LE11 1RW
Quorn and Woodhouse Station

Quorn (Major 10 Acre Car Park)

  • Over 60 layouts in various gauges
  • Over 40 Traders
  • Demonstration stands
  • Full Size Exhibits 
  • 35,000 sq. ft. Marquee
  • Catering outlets including: Tin Shed Bar serving hot & cold beverages, and a range of cask real ales and cidres. Butler Henderson Café will be serving a full range of snasks and hot & cold beverages.

Quorn Station_Aerial view 2013 (2) parking

Parking is recommended at Quorn Station as we have a dedicated 10 acre space, LE12 8AG.  Parking at other stations is closed or limited.

Rothley Station


  • Model Engineering – large displays from the Leicestershire Society of Model Engineers, Melton Mowbray & District Society of Model Engineers, Burton upon Trent Model Engineering Society, Nottingham Society of Model Engineers and the North West Leicester Society of Model Engineers.
  • Charnwood Forest Railway – our resident G scale layout, which is set up as a European narrow gauge railway
  • To be confirmed – Gauge 3 at over 90 feet long, the event’s largest layout
  • Ellis Tea Room – Serving a full range of snacks and hot & cold beverages.
  • Very limited on-street Car Parking – with council restrictions in place.  LE7 7LD
Leicester North Station

Leicester North

  • Southern terminus of the line. Tickets and Tea Room on the platform.
  • Very limited parking – the Sidings, LE4 3BR
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