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The Festival of Model Tramways

The 2018 Festival Of Model Tramways

The Festival of Model Tramways is the premier national event for the model tram enthusiast.

The next Festival will be on 21st & 22nd April 2018 at the Museum of Transport, Greater Manchester, Boyle Street, Cheetham, Manchester, M8 8UW. The admission charges will be Adult £7.50, Concessions £6.50. Opening times are 10am to 5pm.

Now in its thirtieth year, the Festival features the highest quality model tramway layouts and displays. There are sales stands to supply the modeller with all the necessary materials, kits, drawings, photographs, books etc., for model tram building. There is a competition, with a trophy given for the best model tram of the show (no competition entry fee, just bring along your models).

More details can be obtained at

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