2mm Scale Association

   For modellers with better eyesight than most.

   3mm Society

   Remember those Triang days.

   Association of Larger Scale Railway Modellers

   We are an association of model railway enthusiasts working in the larger scales S, 0, 1, G and upwards.

   Darjeeling Himalaya Railway Society

   Great site for everything about the Darjeeling Railway

   EM Gauge Society

   The original society for advanced modellers.

   G1MRA Yorkshire Group

   The Yorkshire group of the Gauge 1 Society are the organisers of the annual exhibition held at the Bakewell Agricultural Centre.

   Gauge 0 Guild for 7mm modellers

   The Guild exists to further all forms of railway modelling in 7mm scale and on 0 gauge track.

   Great central Railway Society
   Great Eastern Society Journal

   Journal of the Great Eastern Railway Society.

   Great North of Scotland Railway Association

   The Great North of Scotland Railway served the north east of Scotland from Aberdeen to Elgin, a largely agricultural area which included the fishing ports of Buchan and the splendid scenery of Deeside and Speyside. The Association brings together all those interesting in this fascinating railway from its earliest days to present times.


   Historical Model Railway Society... The Bedrock of our hobby.

   Light Rail Transit Association

   The LRTA is primarily concerned with present day public transport and its development and improvement through the use of light rail transit and tramways wherever appropriate and possible.

   LNWR Society

   We aim to collect and disseminate information about the London and North Western Railway, its constituents and its successors.

   National Model Railroad Association (NMRA) British Region

   The National Model Railroad Association (NMRA) is the largest organization devoted to the development, promotion, and enjoyment of the hobby of model railroading. The NMRA British Region promotes North American modelling in the United Kingdom.

   North Eastern Railway Association

   NERA was formed in 1961 to cater for all enthusiasts interested in the railways of north eastern England, the North Eastern Railway, the Hull & Barnsley Railway, from their successors, and also the smaller independent and industrial railways that operated alongside the main line system.

   Pendon Museum

   At Pendon we aim to recapture, in detailed and colourful miniature, scenes showing the beauty of the English countryside as it used to be in the years around 1930. Realistically modelled cottages like the one pictured above, farms, fields and lanes recall the peaceful country ways of that period.

   Railway Correspondence & Travel Society

   The RCTS is Britain's leading organisation for people interested in all aspects of railways past, present and future and is highly regarded by both professional railway people and enthusiasts, a position it has held since its formation over 75 years ago.

   S Scale Society

   Railway Modelling in 1:64 scale in the UK has been around for over 100 years and this society since 1946.

   South western Circle

   The leading society for enthusiasts of the London & South Western Railway.

   Southern Railway E-mail Group

   The site for enthusiasts, historians and modellers of the Southern Railway and its constituents.rnrnsremg.org.uk

   Stephenson Locomotive Society

   Named in honour of one of railway history's great families the SLS (Stephenson Locomotive Society), founded in 1909, is the premier society for the study of railways and railway locomotion.

   The Brighton Circle

   The Brighton Circle was formed in 1974 for the furtherance and publication of original research into every aspect of the social, technical and economic history of the London, Brighton and South Coast Railway and its constituents.

   The Broad Gauge Society

   For those interested in the old GW seven foot gauge.

   The Colonel Stephens Society

   The site for enthusiasts of the narrow gauge and light railways of Colonel Holman Fred Stephens.

   The East Midlands Railway Photographic Society
   The Glagow & South Western Railway Association

   The Glasgow and South Western Railway Association was founded in 1964. Its creation was as a result of positive action by a group of individuals including Murdo Mackenzie, Ian Gillespie, Bob Stirling and John Brown. Very soon the embryonic organisation was joined by others for whom an interest in the railway was a key interest.

   The Great Eastern Railway Society

   Whether your East Anglian railway interests are architectural, family history, historical, educational, modelling or modern day operations, the Society caters for all tastes, so please browse to see how the Great Eastern Railway Society (GERS) can help you.

   The Highland Railway Society

   The Highland Railway Society caters for all those interested in the Highland Railway from its inception to the current day.

   The Industrial Railway Society

   The Industrial Railway Society was founded in 1949 as the Birmingham Locomotive Club - Industrial Locomotive Information Section. The Society is the leading organization in the United Kingdom devoted to the study of all aspects, and all gauges, of privately owned industrial railways and locomotives, both at home and overseas.

   The Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway Society

   The Society aims to bring together all those with an interest in the 'Lanky' whether it be in historical research or modelling. It also holds and maintains large collections of photographs and drawings and with its information service points interested parties in the right direction.

   The LMS Society

   One of the best known line-societies,for information on all aspects of the LMS.

   The Locomotive Club of Great Britain

   The Locomotive Club of Great Britain's main objectives are to foster a keen interest in UK and Overseas railways, and to support the railway preservation movement.

   The M&GN Circle

   A Group for all those interested in study of The Midland and Great Northern Joint Railway.

   The M&GN Joint Railway Society

   Today the Midland & Great Northern Joint Railway Society is a registered charity supporting the Poppy Line, and is the biggest shareholder in North Norfolk Railway plc, the operating company. There are some 2,000 members, who are kept in touch via this website and the quarterly colour journal Joint Line.

   The Midland Railway Society

   Bringing together those interested in the Midland Railway; including its predecessors, successors, joint lines and working arrangements.

   The North Staffordshire Railway Study Group

   The site for all those interested in the North Staffordshie Railway.

   The Railway & Canal Historical Society

   The Railway and Canal Historical Society is for everyone with an interest in the history of transport - not just inland waterways and railways, but also tramroads, roads, aviation, coastal shipping, ports and pipelines - from the middle ages (or before) to the day before yesterday.

   The Scalefour Society

   The society for state-of-the-art true scale modelling.

   The ScaleSeven Group

   7mm modelling to exact scale standards.

   Transport Ticket Society

   A world-wide association of students of tickets and fare-collection systems rn

   Welsh Railways Research Circle

   For 30 years, the Welsh Railways Research Circle (WRRC) has been bringing together researchers and modellers who are interested not only in the mainline and branch railways of Wales and the Border Counties, but also the tramways, tramroads and the many rail connected industrial locations across the Principality.

   County Donegal Railway Restoration Limited
   Irish Traction Group

   This is Ireland's largest diesel preservation group.

   LMS Carriage Association

   Based on Peak Rail at Rowsley, this group is involved in the preservation and restoration of LMS coaching stock and their web site has a considerable amount of information on this topic.

   LNER Coach Association

   Based on the North Yoryshire Moors Railway, the association is dedicated to the preservation and maintenance of LNER coaching stock.

   London Transport Museum

   One of London's finest museums,dedicated to the history of surface and underground travel in the capital/

   Merchant Navy Locomotive Preservation Society

   All you want to know about 35028 ' Clan Line '

   Steam Museum of the Great Western Railway

   Swindon's salute to the Great Western Railway.

   The Ashover Light Railway Society

   The society's long term aim is to re-open part of the legendary Ashover Light Railway, probably from Butts Quarry, Ashover to the shore of Ogsten Resevoir at Wooley Moor.

   The Battle of Britain Locomotive Society

   This small group is the owner of Battle of Britain Class 34081 92 Squadron, which in the last few days has arrived at the Nene Valley Railway where it is to undergo major works, subject to sucessful fund raising-they need your help.

   The Deltic Preservation Society

   Everything you need to know about the Deltics preserved at Barrow Hill, Chesterfield.

   The National Railway Museum

   To see priceless restored locomotives, rolling stock and artefacts or carry out serious railway research, just head for Leeman Road, York.

   The Princess Royal Class Locomotive Trust
   The Railway Preservation Society of Ireland
   The Royal Deeside Railway
   The Sir Nigel Gresley Locomotive Preservation Trust Limited
   The Stanier 8F Locomotive Society Ltd
   The Vintage Carriage Trust

   Group of volunteers whose aim is the preservation of wooden bodied carriages.Their museum and workshop at Ingrow, on the Keighley and worth Valley Railway, is open every day except 25th December.

   Audlem Mill

   Set on the Shropshire Union CanalrnCanal Shop Gifts Needlework & Knitting Craft Coursesrn

   Disused Stations

   A huge site describing closed and disused staions in Britain.

   Great Central Railwayana Auctions
   Guide to Model Maintenance

   A handy guide to helping with model railway maintenance problems.

   Guidelines for Rail Enthusiasts

   Network Rail Guidelines for Rail Enthusiasts visiting stations on the National Rail network rnrn

   Railroad Picture Archives

   Nearly 2 million phptographs at over 21,700 locations worldwide.

   Sheffield Railwayana Auctions
   The Friends of Cromford Canal
   The Jubilee Locomotives of the LMS
   The LMS Patriot Project

   Help with and monitor the progress with the new build Patriot project.

   The Signal Box

   Fascinating site for those interested in railway signalling

   The Totem Experience

   The site for everything to do with BR Station Totems.

   Trent Station

   Dedicated website by Geoffrey Kingscott, author of the book Last train from Trent.

   Edinburgh and Lothians Miniature Railway Club
   Hazel Grove & District Model Railway Club
   Leamington & Warwick Model Railway Society
   Manchester Model Railway Society

   Home of the longest running, and one of the best, model railway exhibitions-73 not out

   Newcastle & District Model Railway Society
   Northern Counties American Modellers

   A group of American railroad enthusiasts and modellers based near Harrogate.

   Nottingham Model Railway Society

   Home of the East Midlands Model Railway Exhibition

   Railway & Model Railroad Clubs Worldwide

   Comprehensive list of UK & US Model Railway Clubs.If your club is not on the list you can add it yourself.

   Rochdale Model Railway Group
   The A19 Model Railway Club

   This is the new name for the South Shields Model Railway Club

   The Model Railway Club

   With club rooms near Kings Cross, this is one of the oldest model railway clubs in the country being formed in 1910.

   Trains on-line Archive

   This is the most comprehensive listing of Model Railway Clubs I have found.

   Uckfield Miodel Railway Club

   This site has a very good selection of links to Model Railway Clubs and Model Engineering Societies in Kent, Surrey and Sussex.

   Wakefield Railway Modellers Society

   Organisers of one of the best known exhibitions in the north of England,on the last weekend in November at Thornes Park Athletics Stadium

   Warley Model Railway Club

   Organisers of the National Model Rail;way Exhibition at the NEC.

   Wigan Finescale Railway Modellers

   Organisers of the North West's premier christmas model railway exhibition.

   York Model Railway Show

   One odf the very best shows in the country-Easter means York

   Alan Gibson

   Large range of etched brass kits and components.


   High quality loco kits and accessories.

   C + L Finescale

   Wide range of track components and other supplies.

   Cambrian Models

   Plastic wagon kits and components.

   Comet Models

   High quality coach and loco chassis kits.


   A wide range of components for those modelling to Scalefour standards - the best.

   Fox Transfers

   A huge range of transfers for model railways,buses and road vehicles plus some etched bits and paints.

   Green Scene

   The essential bits for the landscape modeller.

   Langley Models

   Over 1000 kits and castings including trucks, lorries, buses, cranes, figures of people and animals, horse drawn vehicles, gardeners, builders, policemen, fireman, mothers with prams to name but a few. rn

   London Road Models

   A large range of fine etched kits.

   Mainly Trains
   Model Signal Engineering

   Andrew Hartsorne's site for Model Signal kits and parts plus Wizard Models and 51L.

   Moussa Models

   This is Bill Bedford's new web site.

   Parkside Dundas

   Quality plastic kits for rolling stock in 2mm, 4mm, 7mm, 009 and 00n3 narrow gauge.


   One of the oldest established suppliers for the ready-to-run market.

   Phoenix Precision Paints
   Slaters Plastikard

   Manufacturers of high quality loco, carriage and wagon kits and accessories plus plastikard modelling material.

   Diesel Era
   Heritage Railway

   For all the news on the preservation scene.

   Model Railroader

   Top class magazine for modellers of US Railroads.

   The Railway Magazine

   Britain's best selling general railway magazine, continuously in print since 1897.

   Trains Magazine
   Andrew Neale
   David Newband

   Visitors are welcome daily by appointment. Less than 40 minutes from the Shrewsbury By-pass.

   David Newband
   Henry Wilson
   Martin Bott
   Nick Tozer

   Homepage of one of the friendly West Yorkshire Rail Transport Booksellers.

   Nick Tozer
   Nigel Bird

   Nigel Bird Books was formed in 1985 and is a partnership between Nigel and Sue Bird, a dedicated, friendly and enthusiastic husband and wife team.

   Nigel Bird
   Robert Humm
   Arriva Trains Wales

   Arriva Trains Wales is a train operating company that runs train services across Wales and the Welsh Marches and to major cities such as Birmingham and Manchester.

   C2C Rail Limited

   Rail services from Fenchurch Street

   Chiltern Railways

   Travel between London Marylebone and Birmingham Snow Hill via Oxford and Leamington Spa.

   Docklands Light Railway

   One of the first light rail systems in Britain, with one of the world's most advanced automatic train control systems, the DLR has expanded faster than any other UK railway.Since opening in 1987 it has extended to Bank, Beckton, Lewisham, London City Airport and Woolwich Arsenal.rnrn

   East Coast

   The main line from London to Leeds and London to Edinburgh, Inverness and Aberdeen

   East Midlands Trains

   For trains from St Pancras to Nottingham,Derby,the Matlock Branch, Sheffield and Leeds.

   First Capital Connect

   For trains from London to Brighton, Bedford, Peterborough, Cambridge and Kings Lynn.

   First Great Western

   London Paddington to the west country,Bristol and South Wales

   First Hull Trains

   Fast services from Hull, Brough, Howden, Selby, Doncaster, Grantham, Steveage and London Kings Cross

   First ScotRail

   Scotland's railway

   First Trans Pennine Express

   Fast, frequent travel to many destinations across a wide swathe of northern England.

   Gatwick Express

   Non-stop Victoria to Gatwick in 30 minutes-every 15 minutes

   Grand Central

   Sunderland to London Kings Cross and, from 23 May, Bradford to Kings Cross

   Heathrow Connect

   Frequent, all stations service from Paddington to Heathrow in just 25 minutes.

   Heathrow express

   Paddington to Heathrow non-stop in 15 minutes, but very expensive.

   London Overground

   Dense network of services in North and East London

   London Underground

   Probably the best known underground railway system in the world.


   Train services in and around Merseyside.

   National Express East Anglia

   Train services from London to Essex, Suffolk and Norfolk.

   Northern Rail

   Travel the Settle and Carlisle, Cumbrian coast and the Yorkshire ccoast.

   Southeastern Trains

   For travel in south London, Kent and parts of east Sussex


   Train services in South London, London to Brighton, coast servicees Bournemouth to Brighton and Ashford.

   Southwest Trains

   London to Southampton, QWeymout, Salisbury, yeovil , Exeter and more.

   Stansted Express

   every 15 minutes between Stansted airport and London Liverpool Street in just 46 minutes.

   Virgin Trains

   Fast, frequent services from London Euston to Birmingham, Manchester, Liverpool, Holyhead and Scotland, routes best known for the stunning Pendolino tilting trains.

   Wrexham & Shropshire

   Direct services between wrexham, Shrewsbury, telford, Tame Bridge Parkway and London Marylebone

   Apedale Valley Light Railway

   Industrial narrow gauge railways shaped the world.Find out how, and take a train ride into the past in North Staffordshire.

   Barrow Hill Railway Centre
   Bluebell Railway
   Bo'Ness & Kinneil Railway
   Buckinghamshire Railway Centre
   Churnet Valley Railway
   Darjeeling Tours

   Specialists in India but also New Zealand and Colorado.

   Dean Forest Railway
   East Lancashire Railway
   East Somerset Railway
   EE Railtours

   Railtours to Europe, Brazil, China and New Zealand

   Embsay and Bolton Abbey Steam Railway
   Ffestiniog Railway
   Ffestiniog Travel

   See the world by rail.

   Flying Scotsman Railways
   Foxfield Light Railway
   Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway
   Goway Travel

   Specialist company in exotic world wide rail travel.

   Great Central Railway
   Isle of Wight Steam Railway
   Jacobite Steam Trains Fort William to Mallaig
   Keighley and Worth Valley Railway
   Kent & East Sussex Railway
   Lakeside and Haverthwaite Railway
   Leighton Buzzard Railway
   Llangollen Railway
   Main Line Tours
   Middleton Railway
   Midhants Railway
   Midland Railway Centre
   National Tramway Museum
   Nene Valley Railway
   North Norfolk Railway
   North Yorkshire Moors Railway
   Nottingham Transport Heritage Centre
   Paington and Dartmouth Steam Railway
   Pathfinder Tours
   Peak Rail

   Peak Rail run regular Steam and Diesel hauled heritage passenger trains between Matlock Riverside and Rowsley.

   PTG Tours

   Worldwide rail and culture tours.

   Queen of Scots Luxury Train
   Rail Serve

   Huge number of links to worldwide rail tour operators.

   Railtrail Tours Ltd

   UK, Europe and USA tours.

   Railway Preservation Society of Ireland
   Rudyard Lake Steam Railway

   Narrow Gauge steam in the Staffordshire Peak District

   Settle-Carlisle Railway
   Severn Valley Railway
   Strathspey Railway
   Talyllyn Railway
   The Keith and Dufftown Railway
   The Railway Touring Co

   UK, Europe and world wide tours.

   The Travel Bureau

   World wide escorted rail holidays, especially the USA, Europe and Australia.I have been on three holidays to California, Colorado/Wyoming, Missouri,Illinois, Indiana and Michigan.Linesiding and chasing main line steam by day,meals in good restaurants in the evenings-all with an incredibly knowledgeable guide.See the US and its railroads as it really is.

   UK and Irish Heritage Railways
   Vintage Trains
   West Somerset Railway
   Belgian Railways
   Chemin de Fer de Guitres

   Tourist railway near Bordeaux.

   Chemin de Fer du Vivarais

   Between 1886 and 1891 approximately 200kms of metre gauge railway track was laid in the mountains of the Central Massif of France to form the "Reseau Vivarais" as the region was then known.

   Chemin de Fer Touristique du Tarn

   Narrow Gauge tourist railway in the South of France.

   Danish Railways
   Deutsche Bundesbahn (Germany)
   Hungarian State Railways
   Norwegian State Railways
   Portugal Rail Holidays

   UK's leading tour operator for rail holidays in Portugal.

   Portuguese Railways
   Rail Fan Europe

   This server provides information about the European Railways, for railway fans as well as for travellers who wish to explore Europe by train.

   Spanish National Railways
   Swedish State Railways
   Swiss Federal Railways

   As the nation's intercity passenger rail operator, Amtrak connects America in safer, greener and healthier ways. With 21,000 route miles in 46 states, the District of Columbia and three Canadian provinces, Amtrak operates more than 300 trains each day - at speeds up to 150 mph - to more than 500 destinations.

   Amtrak Locomotives and Passenger Car photographs
   Canadian National
   Chicago Area Rail Junctions

   This site is a must for anyone visiting Chcago,with detailed descriptions of such places as Blue Island and Dolton Junction.

   CSX Photo Archives

   Over 10,000 CSX images, including illustrations and explanations of all CSX liveries.

   Cumbres & Totec railroad

   64 miles of Narrow Gauge heaven on the Colorado/New Mexico border.

   Golden Spike tower and Visitor Centre

   Union Pacific's Bailey Yard at North Platte, Nebraska is the world's largest marshalling yard.

   Hill 582 or ' The Garden ', Cajon Pass

   Second in popularity only to California's Tehachapi Pass and the famous Tehachapi Loop, Southern California's Cajon Pass attracts rail enthusiasts from throughout the United States and Canada as well as many foreign countries world-wide.rn

   Illinois Railway Museum

   the illinois Railway Museum at Union, west of Chicago has a huge range of Diesel, electric and steam locos, streetcars , trolleys and other equipment.

   Indiana Harbor Belt locomotive colour schemes
   Kansas City Southern
   Norfolk Southern
   Railroad Photo Esaays

   A new approach to railroad photography websites

   Richard Leonard's Rail Archive

   Another superb collection of US Railroad photographs dating back to steam days.

   Rochelle Railroad Park

   Train watching in the USA is considered a family affair and facilities for enthusiasts are proveide using Federal and State funds.Amonst the best kmown is Rochelle, Illinois.

   Rocky Mountaineer Railtours

   See the beauty of the Rockies by rail.

   Royal Gorge Railroad

   Awesome travel alongside the Arkansas River.

   Southern Califonia Railfan

   Great Site covering many aspects of railfanning in Southern California

   The American Railroads : A Long and Storied History
   The Diesel Shop

   Comprehensive listings of Locomotives for all major US Railroads.

   The Durango & Silverton Railroad

   One of the world's most spectacular rail journey. I,ve crept along the high line at the mandatory 5mph, 400 feet above the Animas River-it was fantastic.

   TopView Sightseeing New York

   Take a trip around New York.

   Trains/USA/Paint schemes

   A useful site for identifying US loco liveries.

   Union Pacific
   VIA Rail Canada

   Official site Canadian national rail network.

   Patagonia Express

   The 'Ferrocarril General Roca' in Argentina is the only line on the American continent which is still exclusively steam.

   Railroads in Brazil

   Locomotives, museums, preservation, books, links and more.

   Australia's Great Train Journeys

   Great Southern Rail is in the tourism business over and above being a rail transport operator.


   Today, KiwiRail is New Zealand's largest land transport provider, one of the country's biggest tourism operators and one of the country's most significant property owners and developers.

   RailPage Australia and New Zealand

   Premier Australian rail server.

   China Rail

   Wide coverage including photographs and maps.

   Indian Railways

   Homepage with many links.

   Transnet Freight Rail

   Official site.