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The 2mm Scale Association

Promotes and facilitates modelling at the scale of 2mm:1ft (1:152.4), the finescale equivalent of N gauge. Includes information about membership, products, standards, resources for modellers, and a gallery of members' layouts.

The 3mm Society

Supports railway modelling on a scale of 3mm:1ft on a variety of gauges; includes details of membership, events, tutorials, and galleries of members' layouts.

7mm Narrow Gauge Association

Encourages the modelling of narrow gauge railways at a scale of or around 7mm to 1 foot (1:43); includes a diary of shows and events, their newsletter and magazine, and details of membership.

Association of 16mm Narrow Gauge Modellers

Home for all those interested in the running of model Narrow Gauge trains of a suitable size and scale for use outdoors.

Association of Larger Scale Railway Modellers

Open to anyone interested in model railways in the larger scales, be it electric, steam, or clockwork.

Association of Model Railway Clubs Wales & West of England Ltd

Details of the association and its annual model railway exhibition.

Association of Model Railway Societies of Scotland

Lists a directory of member clubs, exhibitions, photo galleries and competitions.

Bachmann Europe Plc

Producers of Bachmann Branchline OO Scale and Graham Farish 'N' scale model trains.

Bournville Model Railway Club

Membership rates, club profile, news and running sessions times.

British 1:87 Scale Modelling

- Supports modelling the transport of Britain using the international H0 system; includes details of membership, details of member layouts, and a listing of railway products, parts, accessories, and suppliers.

Broad Gauge Society

Formed to promote research into, and the modelling of, the 7' 1/4" Broad Gauge Railways of Great Britain. Includes historical information, details of models and modelling and news about exhibitions and field trips.

Caledonian Railway Association

Journal of the Association, is published 4 times per year and is free to members.

Diesel and Electric Modellers United (DEMU)

Caters for modellers of the railways of mainland Britain in the diesel and electric era regardless of scale/gauge or modelling ability. Includes details of events and shows, a forum, and contacts.

The Double O Gauge Association

Organisation catering for both new and veteran railway modellers working in 4mm scale using a track gauge of 16.5mm.

The Gauge 0 Guild

Has a forum, joining details, clubs, news, board members and publications.

Gauge 3 Society

Supports and promotes modelling in Gauge 3 - models of standard gauge railways running on 2½ inch track. Includes details of membership and events, news, and advice for newcomers to the hobby.

The German Railway Society

A club for for enthusiasts of the German and Austrian Railways; with modelling resources, list of local groups, exhibition diary, and membership details.

Goods & Not So Goods

An encyclopaedic guide to modelling railway freight operations, covering layouts, locomotive power, rolling stock, loads, track and communications, line-side facilities, liveries, and much more.

GWR Modelling

A large library of resources about railway modelling historic Great Western Railways, with layouts, information about locomotive and rolling stock projects, reference sections, and links.

Historical Model Railway Society

Maintains a collection of records, drawings and photographs in the interests of historical accuracy in railway modelling; includes details of membership, publications, archives, and their museum and study centre.

Hornby Magazine

A monthly magazine for railway modellers; includes subscription details, news, features, and a show guide.

Hornby Railway Collectors' Association

A non-profit-making organisation, founded to stimulate interest and facilitate communication among collectors and operators of Hornby Trains and accessories.

Japanese Railway Society (JRS)

Promotes knowledge of the railways of Japan in England and other non-Japanese-speaking parts of the world; offers a library of resources, membership details, newsletter, and contacts.

Model Rail

Magazine with the latest news, reviews, features, and practical techniques. modelrailUK

Model Rail Scotland

Has exhibition dates, photo gallery, competitions news and a location map. ModelRailSEC

Model Railway Doctor

Model railway repair service, gauges OO and N and most makes undertaken.

Modelling in Nn3, British Style

An enthusiast's resource for modelling narrow gauge railways to a finescale equivalent of N gauge; includes advice on standards, track, locomotives and rolling stock, and suppliers.

ModelR: Model Railways and Railway Modelling in the UK

A comprehensive resource for people interested in railway modelling in the UK, with events, clubs list, details of publications, and a list of visitor attractions.

N Gauge Society

Membership opportunities provided for N gauge modelers. Includes description of the railway scaling.

New Railway Modellers

Dedicated to beginners and those returning to the hobby, with basic and advanced model railway information on all aspects of the model railway hobby.

Newcastle and District Model Railway Society

The Society has several different groups that are developing layouts in different gauges from N to 0 gauge.

NMRA BR - National Model Railroad Association British Region

Promotes North American railway modelling in the United Kingdom; includes details of membership, conventions, news, and a list of local groups and clubs.

PECO Publications

Publishers of two monthly magazines for the railway modeller, one covering British profile railways and the other Continental modelling; with details of current issues and subscriptions.

Pinewood (Wokingham) Miniature Railway

A dual gauge 7 1/4" and 5" gauge railway open to the public on the 'third Sunday in the month' from March until October.

S Scale Model Railway Society

An association for railway modellers using 1:64 scale; includes information about membership and events, standards, and their supply of kits and parts.

The Scalefour Society

Caters for the needs of finescale railway modellers working to the scale of 4mm to the foot (1:76.2); includes details of membership and local groups, resources, and a forum.

The Scalefour Society

The Society supports a large network of Area Groups. has magazine which is published five times a year, and provides articles and news on finescale modelling, new developments and products, activities, practical advice, and reviews.

ScaleSeven Group

An association of finescale railway modellers working to a scale of 1:43.5, or 7mm to 1ft. Provides details of standards, resources, events diary, and galleries of members' layouts.

Shunting Puzzles

A guide to designing, building and operating small shunting puzzle layouts, with track plans and other resources.


Publishes a wide range of card model building kits and textured papers for 00 and H0 model railway layouts. Includes a catalogue and contacts.

Tramway and Light Railway Society

A society for everyone interested in tramways and especially tramway modelling. Includes details of membership, activities, events, and a library of resources.

The UK Model Shop Directory

Information resource for the British railway modeller, featuring listings of model shops, suppliers, clubs, exhibitions and attractions.

Ulster Model Railway Club

Meeting times, news, history, location and events.

View Models

Traders in live steam models of locomotives and traction engines in the model engineering scales.

West Midlands Area Group

Meetings dates. news, membership inquiries, committee, constitution and rules.

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