Sad News about Bob Hill from Earls Barton

Richard Coleman has contacted the K&DMRS website as follows,

“Sorry to report that Bob Hill from Earls Barton passed away on Saturday 03-12.

Bob attended the Kettering shows with his Thomas the Tank Engine layout and second hand stall for many years”.

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Successful Annual Show, 2016

Initial numbers suggest that the club has had a more successful show than in the previous year. Factors that might have increased attendace may have the mid morning appearance of the “Flying Scotsman” at Kettering Station on a steam charter as well as no festival competition in the local area!

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The club introduced a public vote for the best layout. Over 40% of visitors voted and their choice was Peter Marshall’s “Two Sisters Farm” based on a Lincolnshire potato farm tramway. Peter is pictured with his layout and the club silver signal box trophy!

We hope to bring you a video and stills account of the show very soon!