News Archive

  • 70th Anniversary of British Railways

    The first event on the 2018 calendar is entitled ’70th Anniversary of British Railways’ organised by the Woodhead Railway Heritage Group with all proceeds going to the Woodhead Railway Museum Project.

  • Advanced Passenger Train Model

    At the recent Warley National Model Railway Exhibition DJ Models in partnership with Durham Trains of Stanley and Crewe Heritage Centre launched the APT N Gauge crowdfunded model project. For more details and to order follow this link

  • APT Power Car Appeal

    Following the announcement of the closure of the Electric Railway Museum at Coventry  we approached them in regard to the APT-P Power Car that they have on loan from the National Railway Museum. After speaking with the people at Coventry we were advised to talk to the Curator at York and following a conversation with […]

  • Hornby Class 87 Locomotive

    We have today received some excellent publicity from model manufacturer Hornby in regard to the new Class 87 electric locomotive model, which has been featured on their ‘Engine Shed’ blog on the Hornby website. You can read it by following this link We will be stocking the two models in our shop and these will […]

  • Crewe Railwayana Auction

    Our final event of the 2017 season sees the second of the Annual Railwayana Auctions taking place on Saturday October 14th with viewing from 7.30am and the main auction starting at 10.30am. More details can be found on the Crewe Railway Auctions website at  

  • Toy & Train Collector’s Fair

    Saturday 7th October sees the second of this year’s Toy & Train Collector’s Fairs organised by Crewe Model Engineering Society. Open from 10.30am until 3.30pm.

  • Arrival of DBSO at Crewe heritage Centre

    Driving Brake Second Open 9711 has arrived at Crewe heritage Centre for Restoration. It has been reunited with the Class 47 – Lady Dianna Spencer – with which it used to provided the driving position for the push-pull service. See

  • 1940s Canteen Dance Party

    As part of the Wheels of War weekend the Saturday night sees a 1940s Canteen Dance taking place with live music from the Wychcraft Big Band. The dance is from 7.30pm to 11.00pm with 1940s dress encouraged but not required.

  • Wheels of War – Past & Present

    Our next major event is the annual Wheels of War weekend organised by the Crewe & District Military Vehicle Club which takes place on Saturday and Sunday 23rd/24th of September 2017 from 10.00am to 5.00pm each day.