VIDEO: Doncaster hosts model railway festival

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Thousands of railway enthusiasts steamed into Doncaster for a huge two-day railway modelling festival.

The British Festival of Railway Modelling attracted fans young and old alike to Doncaster Racecourse on Saturday and Sunday.

A Festival of British Railway Modelling was held at Doncaster Racecourse.

A Festival of British Railway Modelling was held at Doncaster Racecourse.

The event formed part of Doncaster Rail Week, which continues until this Thursday, showcasing the town’s railway heritage.

Other events included a secret haul of railway memorabilia going on display at the Mansion House plus talks and a fundraising dinner for the Cock O’ The North project, an ambitious plan put together by railway buffs who want to build a full scale replica of the locomotive in a £6 million scheme.