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#1 Posted : 22 September 2018 18:03:45

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Channel 5, will be showing a new series of six, hour-long shows called the Great Model Railway Challenge. Fifteen teams of six members will compete in five heats to build a complete model railway in 24 hours (spread over 3 days). The winning team of each heat will go on to compete in the final.

Each layout will measure 10 feet by 5 feet and each heat will have a given 'theme' that the layouts have to stick too. The layouts will be judged on the following categories, model making skills, operation, animations, theatricality and humour.

The first heat is due to air on Channel 5 on Friday 28th September at 8pm.Cool


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#2 Posted : 23 September 2018 00:35:53

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BigGrin Certainly sets a challenge and worth watching to see how they scratch build stuff.Cool
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#3 Posted : 23 September 2018 09:37:50

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Saw this advertised on TV last night, not really into model railways, but will be great to watch and see how they build these.

Mark
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#4 Posted : 25 September 2018 19:16:46

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UPDATE

Now being advertised as starting on 5th October on Channel 5.

Blink Confused Blink Confused Blink

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#5 Posted : 25 September 2018 22:47:29

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That’s just typical, British trains, never arrive on time. LOL Flapper LOL
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#6 Posted : 25 September 2018 23:13:15

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Markwarren wrote:
That’s just typical, British trains, never arrive on time. LOL Flapper LOL



That`s pretty good, its only a week late. Lots don`t turn up at all.

LOL Flapper LOL Flapper LOL


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#7 Posted : 26 September 2018 07:45:32

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BigGrin At least you might get compensation for the delayLOL LOL LOL LOL LOL LOL LOL Blink
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#8 Posted : 05 October 2018 08:01:50

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Planner setup to record for tonight. It will be interesting to see how they build this from scratch.
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#9 Posted : 05 October 2018 13:41:27

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Markwarren wrote:
Planner setup to record for tonight. It will be interesting to see how they build this from scratch.


Got mine set to record as well, its always good seeing a layout take shape.

Al
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#10 Posted : 05 October 2018 18:13:12

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I`m up for this one too. Recording set.

Cool Cool Cool Cool

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#11 Posted : 11 September 2019 21:35:13

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The Challenge returns to Channel 5 and Channel 5 HD, starting this Friday at 8pm.

After the last great series I`ve got this on record.

Cool Cool Cool Cool Cool

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#12 Posted : 12 September 2019 12:34:09

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BigGrin nice to see this back and well worth watching Cool
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#13 Posted : 12 September 2019 15:03:22

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ooh I wish we could get this in USA.

Carl

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#14 Posted : 12 September 2019 19:39:32

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Been setup on my planner for a week now. Loved the last series.

Mark
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