Abingdon Exhibition 2019

Event information

Abrail 2019 was held on Saturday 16th March, 2019 from 10:00-17:00 .  Please see below for photos from the day.

The next Abrail 2020 is provisionally on Saturday 21st March, 2020 at Abingdon and Witney college. Details will be confirmed later in 2019. 



Abrail 2019 will be held in the same venue as 2018, the Abingdon campus of Abingdon and Witney College. The map below should show the location; OX14 1GG for SatNav users. The entrance to the car park is from Wootton Road.  The venue offers catering, free parking, and wheelchair access.  We also promise to put up more signage this year!


This year we have 19 confirmed layouts from N gauge to O gauge.

Layout Scale/Gauge Exhibitor
Three Points 7mm / O ADMRC
Porlock 4mm / OO Kevin Grace
Inselbahn Langeoog N+Nm Piers Milne
Kidmore South Yard N David Mitchell
Dock Green 7mm / O Chaz Harrison
Trewithick 4mm / EM Graeme Vickery
Llanfair Caereinion 4mm / OO9 Andy Cundick
Canute Road Quay 4mm / OO Graham Muspratt
Ryders Green Wharf 4mm / OO9 Peter Cullen
Nippon Tetsudo (new!) N Peter McConnell 
Brymbo (withdrawn) 7mm / O Oxford and District MRC
Cheffley (withdrawn) 4mm / OO Mike Carter
Oil Drum Lane 4mm / OO Terry Robinson
Didcot A N ADMRC
Keats Sidings (withdrawn) 4mm / OO Jon Potter
Manningthorpe N Matthew Oszczyk
A bridge too far 2mm Peter Thorpe
Foxfield Wharf N Peter Hughes
Ilfracombe East 4mm / OO9 Brian Key
Bridgebury Gate N Russ Hobbs
Kamiak Falls HO Antony Quinlan
Sodor 4mm / OO ADMRC


As usual, we will have a great selection of trader’s at the exhibition so you can stock up on all the fun bits you need for your own railway, from Tools through Trains to Trees…

  • JB’S Model World
  • Squire’s Tools
  • Sunningwell Command Control
  • Freestone Models
  • Ceynix Artistree
  • Double-O Scenics
  • Neil Cresswell Model Railways
  • Kytes Lights
  • Brunswick Railways Ltd
  • Kevin’s Trains
  • Cheltenham Model Centre

Exhibitors / Demonstrations

  • European Model Railways
  • Pendon Museum 
  • Medway Queen Preservation Society 
  • Didcot Railway Centre / Great Western Society