The tournament needs a minimum of 320 people to take part in order to break the world record. 100 teams are signed up already, with the organiser Mark Ketchen hoping to get at least 1000 people, and to raise£32,000 for the national charity Cash For Kids.

Both adult and child teams are welcome to enter the tournament for free with a donation going to the Cash For Kids charity. For more information please visit

Clive Robert, Train2Game Director, comments“We are really happy to be sponsoring the Jack Boothroyd Memorial Competition. It’s set to be a great event for a really deserving cause and we’re really confident that the record will be smashed on March 5 th!”


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