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8th Nov, 19

Settle trip 07/11/19

Inside the traditional signal box at Settle On Thursday 7th November 2019 I made a trip to Settle. Why? To take photos from inside the signal box at Settle station. I set off from our shop in Nelson to the railway station, and caught the 1216 train to Preston. At Preston I then changed onto one […]

6th Nov, 19

Northerns New Train Introduction

The Model Train Centre had a great day out doing their favourite pastime – travelling on a train. On the 1st July 2019, Northern launched their fleet of brand new trains, Class 195s and Class 331s. They launched 9 new units that day, 5 in Cumbria, 2 in Liverpool and 2 at Leeds. I decided […]

17th Oct, 17

Model Train Centre Comes to Lancashire

Traditional store expands into model railways. Clarks Hardware / The Model Train Centre In business since 1922, Clarks Hardware started life as a hardware shop / ironmongers / mill furnishers. Many changes have taken place in those 98 years. Different owners, different premises and now, different products. Whilst the store still retains that traditional “feel” […]

19th Sep, 17

Newsletter 13/08/2019

New Supplier 13/08/2019   Here at The Model Train Centre new stock and products are arriving on a daily basis. We are now proud to announce that we have become a trade dealer for all of the DCC Concepts products which add to & compliment our existing range of point motors, controllers, layout wire, tools […]