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“Beer with an Edge”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Rail City - CLOSED

Rail City
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Attraction details
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: This model train and mini city display offer a pleasant way to spend a couple of hours. Grab lunch at the cafeteria.
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Activities for older children, Stroller parking
Brisbane
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682 reviews
315 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
“Beer with an Edge”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 21, 2013

When you go here for your beer you will see an amazing model train complex. We felt welcomed drinking our beer at the bar.

Visited April 2013
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Thank BrisbaneBetty
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Gainsborough, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“A bit trainless!”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 19, 2013 via mobile

Visited this as my husband is a train enthusiast. Large layout in what appears to be a cafe/bar. Only one train running - very disappointing!

Visited March 2013
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1 Thank Bentalbot
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Chippenham, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Not quite as expected”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 15, 2013

We visited this on a cold day and after reading reviews on tripadvisor and we were a bit disappointed, only one train moving on the layout and a lack of atmosphere as the place was empty. Tea and hot chocolate were uninspiring

Visited April 2013
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Thank Andrea S
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Chichester, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“OK, expecting something else”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 14, 2013

OK, so the first thing to say is that this is a Cafe! It just happens to have a massive model railway. The deal is that if you have something in the cafe it's free to look at the railway. We decided to have a coffee and while we were there four couples came in asking to look at the railway, when the guy explained the deal they went again. Can't help but think he's missing a trick here, why not charge them 1 eruo to look at the railway rather than watch them leave. It really should say what it is on the leaflets etc.

Visited April 2013
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3 Thank Sarah_Mac_Route66
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ROBY MILL UK
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67 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
“What a find.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 8, 2013

My 8 year old Hornby fanatic found this place a real thrill. Mum and Dad were equally impressed by the chance to sit down and enjoy a marvellous Belgian beer whilst the little people were entertained by this brilliant model railway.

Visited March 2013
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Thank alison.mather
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