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9-10 November 2024

Further updates about the 2024 show will be available in due course.

For any enquiries regarding the 2024 show, please contact

Tolworth Showtrain is our Society’s annual model railway show in November. It is one of the largest shows held in the South East.

It takes place over two days at;

 Tolworth Recreation Centre
Fullers Way North, Tolworth, Surrey, KT6 7LQ.

Saturday 9 Nov 10.00am - 5.00pm
Sunday 10 Nov 10.00am - 4.00pm

Bigbury on Sea4mmGWR, Devon
Brief EncounterOOMonochromatic, from the film
Compass Point4mm1950s South Coast
Cynon ValleyNGWR WW2
DillmouthGWR 1930s
Drws-y-Nant2mmGWR, 1930s or 1950s
Edwards Junction & Thomas EndOOIsle of Sodor, Thomas and Friends
Elbow LaneBR Southern 1980s
Folly LaneOONetwork South East 1990s
ForrestoneNSouthern 2010s
KaninchenbauHOAustrian Alps
KinmundyEMScotland, 1960s
Loctern Quay4mmUK indepedent, 1930s
LochtyEMNorth British, 1910s
Los TanimalsNUSA, mid-20th century
Loughborough MidlandOOMidland Mainline, sectorisation.
Northport Quay7mmIreland 1900s & 1950s
RopleyOOSouthern preserved railway
ShepherdswellOOEast Kent Railway 1960s
Trinity Dock Street BridgeOOHull, 1939
Wantage Narrow Gauge TramwayOO9Tramway 1920s
Wimborne4mmBritish Rail 1960s
Wisteria Collop4mmSW England 1970s


Demonstration Stands
EMU Building demonstration Scenic Modeling
Soldering for Beginners Weathering Demonstration


Trade Stands
Aspire Gifts and Models Addlestone Model Centre
Best Model Toys David Smith Books
Fenland Model Railways Golden Arrow Productions
Heritage in motion JB's Model World
Kent Garden Railways MSC Models
Model Railway Bits Model Railway Developments
Models U Drive Rail – Books
Richard Panes Model Spares Roxley Models
Sunningwell Command & Control Wheels of Southsea


Where we are


Travelling by public transport

The venue is a 1.6 mile walk from Surbiton Railway station or a 1.3 mile walk from Tolworth Railway Station.

As well as the free shuttle bus from Surbiton Railway Station (see below) there are also many TFL busses that travel near to the venue;

From Kingston: 71 / 281 / 406 / 418 / 465 / K1 / K4

From Dorking: 265

From New Malden: 265 / K1

From Chesington: 71

From Epsom: 406 / 418 / 467 (Sat)

From Putney: 265

Free Shuttle Bus from Surbiton Station

We are operating a free bus link between Surbiton Station and the show.

A timetable for the bus service will be provided closer to the event date.

Travelling by car

Tolworth Recreation Centre is within the London Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ), people travelling to the venue by private transport will have to have a compliant vehicle or pay a charge to drive for that day. The vast majority of vehicles are compliant with the emissions standards. Check your vehicle here.

There is parking on site at Tolworth Recreation Centre.