Welcome to the HMRS new website. This website is a new implementation of our earlier website with some additional features and a redesigned Home Page and menu system.

We hope you find this improves the facilities of our site and hope you will wish to find out more about the society and maybe join.

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April 2024

After a period when we had difficulty finding a new printer, almost all our transfers are back in stock. To see the range use the Products tab on the home page and then Transfers.

Note that the transfers for private owner wagons are available in shaded and unshaded versions. Use the “colour” option on the left to choose the type you want.


Many of our Previous Books are Still Available here.


Members, researchers and visitors are welcome at the M&SC, but a prior appointment is absolutely necessary. Phone the M&SC on 01773 745959 or email ec2@hmrs.org.uk . Someone will meet you at the Swanwick gate to let you in. Please do not turn up on spec. Access from Butterley is only possible when Midland Railway Trust trains are running and coincide with our opening times. The M&SC is normally open on Mondays and Wednesdays from 9-30am to 3-00pm. but visits on other days may be possible by prior arrangement.

Phone orders will only be taken if someone is present in the M&SC who can take them. Orders by Post are not available. Please order using our website.


Area group and other meetings are at the discretion of local group organisers and maybe at a venue and/or online. Please see the ’What’s On’ page for any new information.


Please also refer to  Further Information