For modellers with better eyesight than most.
Remember those Triang days.
We are an association of model railway enthusiasts working in the larger scales S, 0, 1, G and upwards.
Great site for everything about the Darjeeling Railway
The original society for advanced modellers.
The Yorkshire group of the Gauge 1 Society are the organisers of the annual exhibition held at the Bakewell Agricultural Centre.
The Guild exists to further all forms of railway modelling in 7mm scale and on 0 gauge track.
Journal of the Great Eastern Railway Society.
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.
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.
We aim to collect and disseminate information about the London and North Western Railway, its constituents and its successors.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Railway Modelling in 1:64 scale in the UK has been around for over 100 years and this society since 1946.
The leading society for enthusiasts of the London & South Western Railway.
The site for enthusiasts, historians and modellers of the Southern Railway and its constituents.
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 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.
For those interested in the old GW seven foot gauge.
The site for enthusiasts of the narrow gauge and light railways of Colonel Holman Fred Stephens.
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.
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 caters for all those interested in the Highland Railway from its inception to the current day.
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 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.
One of the best known line-societies,for information on all aspects of the LMS.
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.
A Group for all those interested in study of The Midland and Great Northern Joint Railway.
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.
Bringing together those interested in the Midland Railway; including its predecessors, successors, joint lines and working arrangements.
The site for all those interested in the North Staffordshie Railway.
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 society for state-of-the-art true scale modelling.
7mm modelling to exact scale standards.
A world-wide association of students of tickets and fare-collection systems rn
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.
This is Ireland's largest diesel preservation group.
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.
Based on the North Yoryshire Moors Railway, the association is dedicated to the preservation and maintenance of LNER coaching stock.
One of London's finest museums,dedicated to the history of surface and underground travel in the capital/
All you want to know about 35028 ' Clan Line '
Swindon's salute to the Great Western Railway.
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.
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.
Everything you need to know about the Deltics preserved at Barrow Hill, Chesterfield.
To see priceless restored locomotives, rolling stock and artefacts or carry out serious railway research, just head for Leeman Road, York.
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.
Set on the Shropshire Union CanalrnCanal Shop Gifts Needlework & Knitting Craft Coursesrn
A huge site describing closed and disused staions in Britain.
A handy guide to helping with model railway maintenance problems.
Network Rail Guidelines for Rail Enthusiasts visiting stations on the National Rail network rnrn
Nearly 2 million phptographs at over 21,700 locations worldwide.
Help with and monitor the progress with the new build Patriot project.
Fascinating site for those interested in railway signalling
The site for everything to do with BR Station Totems.
Dedicated website by Geoffrey Kingscott, author of the book Last train from Trent.
Home of the longest running, and one of the best, model railway exhibitions-73 not out
A group of American railroad enthusiasts and modellers based near Harrogate.
Home of the East Midlands Model Railway Exhibition
Comprehensive list of UK & US Model Railway Clubs.If your club is not on the list you can add it yourself.
This is the new name for the South Shields 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.
This is the most comprehensive listing of Model Railway Clubs I have found.
This site has a very good selection of links to Model Railway Clubs and Model Engineering Societies in Kent, Surrey and Sussex.
Organisers of one of the best known exhibitions in the north of England,on the last weekend in November at Thornes Park Athletics Stadium
Organisers of the National Model Rail;way Exhibition at the NEC.
Organisers of the North West's premier christmas model railway exhibition.
One odf the very best shows in the country-Easter means York
Large range of etched brass kits and components.
High quality loco kits and accessories.
Wide range of track components and other supplies.
Plastic wagon kits and components.
High quality coach and loco chassis kits.
A wide range of components for those modelling to Scalefour standards - the best.
A huge range of transfers for model railways,buses and road vehicles plus some etched bits and paints.
The essential bits for the landscape modeller.
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
A large range of fine etched kits.
Andrew Hartsorne's site for Model Signal kits and parts plus Wizard Models and 51L.
This is Bill Bedford's new web site.
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.
Manufacturers of high quality loco, carriage and wagon kits and accessories plus plastikard modelling material.
For all the news on the preservation scene.
Top class magazine for modellers of US Railroads.
Britain's best selling general railway magazine, continuously in print since 1897.
Visitors are welcome daily by appointment. Less than 40 minutes from the Shrewsbury By-pass.
Homepage of one of the friendly West Yorkshire Rail Transport Booksellers.
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.
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.
Rail services from Fenchurch Street
Travel between London Marylebone and Birmingham Snow Hill via Oxford and Leamington Spa.
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
The main line from London to Leeds and London to Edinburgh, Inverness and Aberdeen
For trains from St Pancras to Nottingham,Derby,the Matlock Branch, Sheffield and Leeds.
For trains from London to Brighton, Bedford, Peterborough, Cambridge and Kings Lynn.
London Paddington to the west country,Bristol and South Wales
Fast services from Hull, Brough, Howden, Selby, Doncaster, Grantham, Steveage and London Kings Cross
Fast, frequent travel to many destinations across a wide swathe of northern England.
Non-stop Victoria to Gatwick in 30 minutes-every 15 minutes
Sunderland to London Kings Cross and, from 23 May, Bradford to Kings Cross
Frequent, all stations service from Paddington to Heathrow in just 25 minutes.
Paddington to Heathrow non-stop in 15 minutes, but very expensive.
Dense network of services in North and East London
Probably the best known underground railway system in the world.
Train services in and around Merseyside.
Train services from London to Essex, Suffolk and Norfolk.
Travel the Settle and Carlisle, Cumbrian coast and the Yorkshire ccoast.
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.
London to Southampton, QWeymout, Salisbury, yeovil , Exeter and more.
every 15 minutes between Stansted airport and London Liverpool Street in just 46 minutes.
Fast, frequent services from London Euston to Birmingham, Manchester, Liverpool, Holyhead and Scotland, routes best known for the stunning Pendolino tilting trains.
Direct services between wrexham, Shrewsbury, telford, Tame Bridge Parkway and London Marylebone
Industrial narrow gauge railways shaped the world.Find out how, and take a train ride into the past in North Staffordshire.
Specialists in India but also New Zealand and Colorado.
Railtours to Europe, Brazil, China and New Zealand
See the world by rail.
Specialist company in exotic world wide rail travel.
Peak Rail run regular Steam and Diesel hauled heritage passenger trains between Matlock Riverside and Rowsley.
Worldwide rail and culture tours.
Huge number of links to worldwide rail tour operators.
UK, Europe and USA tours.
Narrow Gauge steam in the Staffordshire Peak District
UK, Europe and world wide tours.
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.
Tourist railway near Bordeaux.
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.
Narrow Gauge tourist railway in the South of France.
UK's leading tour operator for rail holidays in Portugal.
This server provides information about the European Railways, for railway fans as well as for travellers who wish to explore Europe by train.
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.
This site is a must for anyone visiting Chcago,with detailed descriptions of such places as Blue Island and Dolton Junction.
Over 10,000 CSX images, including illustrations and explanations of all CSX liveries.
64 miles of Narrow Gauge heaven on the Colorado/New Mexico border.
Union Pacific's Bailey Yard at North Platte, Nebraska is the world's largest marshalling yard.
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
the illinois Railway Museum at Union, west of Chicago has a huge range of Diesel, electric and steam locos, streetcars , trolleys and other equipment.
A new approach to railroad photography websites
Another superb collection of US Railroad photographs dating back to steam days.
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.
See the beauty of the Rockies by rail.
Awesome travel alongside the Arkansas River.
Great Site covering many aspects of railfanning in Southern California
Comprehensive listings of Locomotives for all major US Railroads.
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.
Take a trip around New York.
A useful site for identifying US loco liveries.
Official site Canadian national rail network.
The 'Ferrocarril General Roca' in Argentina is the only line on the American continent which is still exclusively steam.
Locomotives, museums, preservation, books, links and more.
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.
Premier Australian rail server.