Mini Model Railway Expo

With the sad cancellation of the annual Perth Model Railway Exhibition for the second year running due to COVID-19, Rail Heritage WA in conjunction with the WAMRC and several other model railway club will be holding a “Mini Model Railway Expo” at the Rail Transport Museum in Bassendean on Sunday 6th June 2021.

For more details, please see the poster below.

Cannington Doll, Toy, Model, Games Collectors Fair

A special fair is being held by Vintage Services in conjunction with the W.A. Doll and Toy Group at Cannington Exhibition Centre on Sunday 4th August 2019.

There is a booking from someone disposing of an extensive collection of N Gauge model trains that she is taking to the Fair, so it may of some interest to railway modellers.

If anyone is looking to sell some stuff themselves, they can apply directly to the fair using this form:

WAMCC Model and Toy Expo 2012

The West Australian Model Collectors Club (Inc.) are having a show in a few weeks time that may be of interest. Details below:


Sunday 27th May 2012

9:30am — 3:30pm

Cannington Agricultural Hall

Cnr Albany Highway & Station Street, Cannington

Refreshments Available — Free Competitions — Admission $5 Adults, Kids Free

Albany Hobby Expo 2010

Our good friends, the Albany Model Railway Association are once again holding the bi-annual Albany Hobby Expo in the Albany Centennial Hall Pavilion (Lockyer Avenue, Albany), on the 9th and 10th of October 2010 (the last weekend of the school holidays). Opening times are 10am to 5pm on the Saturday and 9am to 4pm on the Sunday. [These dates were originally going to clash with RailFest, but RailFest has now been postponed to 31st October.]

For general enquires about the exhibition, please contact Peter Pocock on 0419 967 991 or Chris Winton on 9841 8136.

The Albany Hobby Expo is always an enjoyable, relaxed exhibition. Although the WAMRC has exhibited the past two times it has been held, this year we are unable to make it unfortunately.

Image: Cow reflected in a stream on the WAMRC N‑Scale exhibition layout at the Albany Hobby Expo 2008

Model Railway Exhibition — Pictures

We have been given kind permission to reproduce some photos of models on Arid Australia taken during the Model Railway Exhibition by a visitor. Click on the image above to go directly to the new gallery.

Image: Passenger carriages speed past while a double-stacked container train waits in the loop on Arid Australia