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Hope everyone who visited the show enjoyed it. Unfortunately the van transporting the 3mm layout Flockburgh to the show was involved in an accident on the M42 and the EM layout Stormy on Tess was rushed to the show as a late replacement. Solway Sands was unable to attend due to family illness, as neither was the trader Sign of the Times. Ten Commandments expandable stand filled the trade gap while Sodham Hall was relocated to the ground floor, unfortunately it was too late to get an correcting insert for the programmes. I did manage to update the web site with the revised details as I gradually became aware of them (well Friday night, Saturday morning as the show was opening and again in the evening).

The award for the best building went to the GNR goods shed on Oakwell Central, Stainmore Summit took the visitors best layout award, while Bradford City Road got both the club members best layout award (by one point) and the award for the layout with the best atmosphere.

Operationally the DCC powered Fleminsberg Junction demo layout suffered a failed command station on the Saturday when emergency repairs with a soldering iron were undertaken while the DCC power was still on the track. (Tip for anyone with DCC, switch off before picking up the soldering iron). Thankfully it turned out to be a protective trip on the command station as it was fully functional on Sunday. More panic arrived for the demo crew on Sunday when one visitor observed that a smoke unit had fitted to one diesel - it hadn't and turned out to be a failed motor as opposed to DCC chip.
 
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