Suppliers and Other Interesting Sites

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Scale and Gauge Societies and Associations

Large scales

National 2½ Inch Gauge Association

Standard gauge trains on 2 1/2 inch gauge track

TheG Scale Society

The Gauge1 Model Railway Association

The Gauge 0 Guild

The 7mm Narrow Gauge Association

Working to a scale of 1:43.5, 7mm to 1ft, using a true-to-scale standard gauge of 33mm, and a wheel profile which matches closely the real thing.

The S Scale Model Railway Society

Proto 48

Approximately 4 mm

The Double O Gauge Association

 The British 1:87 Scale Society

The 009 Society

Proto 64 Modeler

EM Gauge Society

Scalefour Society


Approximately 3 mm

The Three Millimeter Society

Approximately 2 mm

The N Gauge Society

2mm Scale Association

Less than 2 mm

T gauge

Other Societies and Associations

Train Collectors Society

The National Model Railroad Association (NMRA), an organization of model railroaders, advances the worldwide scale model railroading community through education and standards as well as advocacy and fellowship

National Model Railroad Association British section

British railway modellers of North America

Model Railway society of Ireland

Tramway and Light Railway Society

Australian Model Railway Association Incorporated

British Railway Modellers of Australia

SNCF Society

German Railway Society

The Broad Gauge Society

Suppliers and Manufacturers

THE UK Model Shop Directory - Model shops/suppliers/events/clubs

RailServe - A leading provider of rail information services

DC Kits/D&E Videos - Probably the largest range of Railway and Transport programs in the UK & Ireland

Mark's Models - Shop and on line resource

Digital papers and a wide range of fabrics for use in any kind of inkjet or laser printer.

Shop for all 50 Z scale manufacturers

Hornby - Built to last

Heljan - 0 and 00 British Diesel locos

Bachmann - 00 British outline products

Graham Farish - N scale British outline

Dapol - Innovation in N & 00

Downloadable Card building Kits

unique high quality downloadable model kits

Downloadable card building kits for model railway and scale modellers.

Railway Modelling Magazines.

Railway Modeller - For Every British Railway Enthusiast

Continental Modeller - Railways from around the world

Hornby Magazine - Britain's fastest growing model railway magazine

Bringing you the news from the British model railway industry

Adventures in outdoor model railroading

Accurate information for fine model building

Leading model train magazine for the past 75 years

From beginner to seasoned veteran

Having fun with trains.Always free.

Australia’s premier model railway magazine.

internet magazine for all 4mm/ft railway modellers

Lancashire Groups and Societies with A Railway Interest

Preston 'O' Gauge Group

Leyland Society of Model Engineers

Ribble Steam Railway - Preston's preserved Railway and Rail Museum on The Docklands

West Lancs Light Railway

Poulton and Wyre Railway Society

Ormskirk, Preston and Southport Travellers' Association

Cumbrian Railways Association

Ribble Vehicle Preservation Trust - Dedicated to the preservation, restoration and operation of Ribble Group buses

British Commercial Vehicle Museum - Journey through time exploring almost 120 years of transport

LancashireTransport Trust

East Lancashire Railway

Sources of Information.

Historical Model Raiway Society

Model Electronics Railway Group

SteamTo - model railway search site

New resource for railway modellers