Category: Model Railway

GMRC Series 2 – Heat Five

Channel 5’s Great Model Railway Challenge 2019 has been maintaining consistently high viewing figures just under the million mark, and the last of the first round competitions, heat five, which aired on Saturday 5th October, accelerated momentum, bringing together the Railway Sleepers, Team Grantham and Muddle & Go Nowhere to compete for the remaining place in the series’ semi-finals. Imagination was unrestrained...

GMRC Series 2 – Heat Four

The Great Model Railway Challenge 2019 has really hit its stride now, and heat four which aired on Friday 4th October saw Three Millers, The Titfield Thunderbolts and Who’s Counting Rivets competing for a place in the series’ semi-finals. The teams approached ‘Uncharted Territory’ with resolve, armed with creativity and resourcefulness in spades. Three Millers’ low-tide railway ‘Luctor et Emergo’ (‘I...

GMRC Series 2 – Heat Two

Heat two of the Great Model Railway Challenge Series 2 on Friday 20th September saw three more enthusiastic teams of modellers go head to head for a coveted place in the semi-finals of the competition; Team Phoenix, Rail Riders and Scarborough Flyers tackled the week’s ‘Classic Books’ theme with innovative and contrasting approaches. Two teams made extensive use of Woodland...

GMRC Series Two Starts Tonight!

Channel 5’s successful Great Model Railway Challenge (GMRC) returns for its second series on Friday 13thSeptember, running for eight weekly episodes!   In Series Two, fifteen intrepid teams of model railway builders from across the country will go head to head producing fantastic layouts to a variety of inspiring themes that stretch their imagination and creativity. Last year saw this exciting...