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Fig. 1: Keith Murray explaining the various locations on his OO gauge static model of Kirkby-in-Ashfield Loco Sheds and Sidings – 9th October 2022. Photo Credit: SB2K project

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Fig. 2: Stanier 8F and English Electric Type 1 (Class 20) show the transition from steam to diesel on Keith Murray’s static OO gauge model of Kirkby-in-Ashfield Loco Sheds and Sidings. Photo Credit – SB2K project

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Fig. 3: The audience, young and old, viewing Keith Murray’s OO gauge static model of Kirkby-in-Ashfield Loco Sheds and Sidings, 8th October 2022. Photo Credit – SB2K project

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Fig. 4: Graham Upchurch in discussion about his OO gauge scale models of mishaps at Kirkby-in-Ashfield Loco Sheds and Siding over the years. Photo Credit – SB2K project

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Fig. 5: Graham Upchurch’s OO gauge static model of the 1959 turntable incident at Kirkby-in-Ashfield Loco Shds and Sidings. Photo Credit – SB2K project

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Fig. 6: Graham Upchurch’s OO gauge static model of a English Electric Type 1 (Class 20) derailment at Kirkby-in-Ashfield Sidings in 1968. Photo Credit – SB2K project

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Fig. 7: David Amos from the SB2K project (in the high vis jacket) discussing the history of railways at Kirkby-in-Ashfield at the SB2K display as part of the 2022 Elizabethan Model Railway Exhibition. Photo Credit – SB2K project

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Fig. 8: SB2K display boards and general display at the 2022 Elizabethan Model Railway Society Exhibition. Photo Credit: SB2K project.

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Fig. 9: Sometimes things doesn’t always go to plan! David Amos (SB2K project) trying to reconnect (unsuccessfully) to the WiFi Plan B was a looped Power Point show of images of Kirkby-in-Ashfield Loco Shed and Sidings. Photo Credit: SB2K project.

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Fig. 10: The 2022 Elizabethan Model Railway Exhibition at the Summit Centre was a stones throw from the site of Kirkby-in-Ashfield Loco Sheds and Sidings at the side of Low Moor Road. The railway sidings were to the right of the photo and closed in the autumn of 1970.  Photo Credit: SB2K project.

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The Elizabethan Model Railway Society 2022 Exhibition: Steaming Back to Kirkby display

About the Event: The Lottery Heritage funded ‘Steaming Back to Kirkby’ heritage project will have a Kirkby-in-Ashfield railway heritage display at the 2022 Elizabethan Model Railway Society Exhibition. The display will include Keith Murray’s static OO gauge display of Kirkby-in-Ashfield Loco Sheds, Sidings and the railway station, Graham Upchurch’s OO gauge models of mishaps at Kirkby Loco Sheds, photo albums showing iconic images of Kirkby’s railway past and a display board. 

The ‘Steaming Back to Kirkby’ heritage project commemorates fifty years since the closure of Kirkby-in-Ashfield Loco Shed and Sidings, which closed in the autumn of 1970.

Venue: The Summit Centre, Lowmoor Road, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, NG17 7LL. 

Date and Time: Saturday 8th October 2022 (10am – 5pm) and Sunday 9th October 2022 (10am – 4pm)

Cost: £5 per adult, under 16’s free with a paying adult. 

Further detailshttps://www.elizabethanrailwaysociety.com/

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Graham Upchurch’s OO gauge model of the 1959 Turntable incident at Kirkby-in-Ashfield Loco Shed. 

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Steaming Back to Kirkby heritage project display boards, booklets and photos at the 2021 Elzabethan Model Railway Society Exhibition.