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HMRS Members

HMRS Members' Forum
This Forum is restricted to members of the Society.
link updated 2017-06-30
 
51L
A range of 4mm white metal wagons from most pre grouping companies plus etched brass carriages.
link updated 2017-06-27
 
7mm Great Central
Brian Wainwright's guide for modelling the GCR in 7mm scale.
link updated 2008-04-17
 
Bill Hudson Transport Books
Transport books for the enthusiast from the enthusiast
link updated 2005-11-26
 
Brassmasters
Manufacturer of 4mm etched locomotive and rolling stock kits etc.
link updated 2005-11-29
 
British Rail wagon photographs by Paul Bartlett
Tens of thousands of photographs mostly of wagons from 1967 onwards.
link updated 2011-05-17
 
Caley Coaches
Etched and investment cast brass and rolling stock kits for the Caledonian Railway.
link updated 2017-06-27
 
John Darch
Photographs and details of Clinkerford, a P4 exhibition layout set in the Forest of Dean
link updated 2008-04-30
 
Lightmoor Black Dwarf
Publishes the Journal 'Archive'. A magazine specialising in British Industrial and Transport History.
link updated 2017-06-27
 
Lochgorm Kits
4mm etched brass kits of Highland Railway locos & stock (ex 5522 models)
link updated 2005-12-07
 
Wizard Models
We specialise in providing kits, components, paints, & transfers for the fellow model railway enthusiasts
link updated 2005-12-01
 

Research and Study Groups

Archives And Study Network
A2SN links amateurs and professional working in the heritage and business history fields.
link updated 2016-04-20
 
Castle Howard Station
An historical record of an interesting country station on the York to Scarborough line
link updated 2009-10-12
 
Cumbrian Railways Association
The Association was formed to foster interest in the history of the railways of Cumbria.
link updated 2013-06-30
 
Glasgow & South Western Railway Association
The Association was founded in 1964 to promote interest in the former G&SWR.
link updated 2017-10-05
 
Institute Of Historical Research's New Seminar Series On Transport And Mobility History
University of London School of Advanced Study
link updated 2017-01-19
 
LNER Society
The authoritative source for information about the London and North Eastern Railway
link updated 2017-03-09
 
M & G N Circle
Group for study of the Midland and Great Northern Joint Railway
link updated 2014-04-13
 
North Brititsh Railway Study Group
for enthusiasts of the North British Railway
link updated 2006-01-07
 
North Staffordshire Railway Study Group
The line society for the study of the North Staffordshire Railway
link updated 2011-02-08
 
Rails et histoire
Rails et histoire a été créée par des professionnels des chemins de fer et des historiens.
link updated 2015-06-15
 
Railway & Canal Historical Society
The Society is for everyone with an interest in the history of transport.
link updated 2008-06-10
 
Signalling Record Society
The Signalling Record Society holds much archive material of interest to modellers.
link updated 2014-08-31
 
South Western Circle
Society for those interested in the London and South Western Railway
link updated 2008-10-31
 
Stephenson Locomotive Society
The SLS, founded in 1909, is the premier society for the study of railways and railway locomotion.
link updated 2008-07-16
 
The London and North Western Railway Society
The line society for the study of the LNWR
link updated 2011-02-08
 
The South Eastern & Chatham Railway Society
The SECSOC was founded in 1973 to promote interest in the SE&CR, its two constituents and successors
link updated 2006-07-30
 
Welsh Railways Research Circle
For 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.
link updated 2015-03-09
 

Museums, Archives and Libraries

Ballast Trust
The Ballast Trust is a charitable foundation that provides a rescue, sorting and cataloguing service
link updated 2012-05-03
 
Business Archives Council

link updated 2011-11-23
 
Castle Howard Station
An historical record of an interesting country station on the York to Scarborough line
link updated 2009-10-12
 
London Transport Museum

link updated 2008-04-17
 
Midland Railway, Butterly
A Standard Gauge Railway Running Steam and Diesel Hauled Passenger Trains with a Museum.
link updated 2012-06-25
 
Pendon Museum Trust Ltd.
Pendon captures miniature scenes showing English countryside and Railways around 1930.
link updated 2009-03-10
 
Pontypridd Museum / Amgueddfa Pontypridd
Amongst much of local interest has a model of part of the station.
link updated 2006-09-25
 
Rails et histoire
Rails et histoire a été créée par des professionnels des chemins de fer et des historiens.
link updated 2015-06-15
 
Railway Archive: The Last Main Line
Heritage web site about The Great Central Railway
link updated 2006-01-07
 
Science & Society Picture Library
SSPL represents images from the National Railway Museum amongst others.
link updated 2006-07-28
 
Steam - Museum of the Great Western Railway
The museum is housed in a beautifully restored Grade II railway building in Swindon.
link updated 2006-07-31
 
The National Archives
The UK government's official archive, from Domesday Book to websites
link updated 2013-04-06
 
The Princess Royal Class Locomotive Trust

link updated 2013-03-23
 
Transport Archive Register (TRAP)
Where to Find Railway and Canal Records a service of the Railway & Canal Historical Society.
link updated 2017-06-27
 

Educational Resources

Cardiff Centre for Lifelong Learning
The Centre co-ordinates, develops and promotes the University's lifelong learning activities.
link updated 2008-01-17
 
Cumbria Railways
The Cumbria Railways website is dedicated to the lost railways of Northern Cumbria
link updated 2006-04-06
 
Institute of Railway Studies
A joint initiative of the National Railway Museum and the University of York
link updated 2005-12-31
 
Missenden Abbey Railway Modellers Weekend
Learn the art of Railway Modelling
link updated 2006-01-07
 
Signalling Record Society
The Signalling Record Society holds much archive material of interest to modellers.
link updated 2014-08-31
 

Model Engineering

BA Bolts
Supply an extensive range of BA and Metric fasteners in Stainless Brass and Mild Steel
link updated 2011-11-29
 
Malcolm Mitchell's 'A' shop
An website dedicated to modelling locomotives of the GWR, mainly in 7mm scale. Construction details.
link updated 2008-01-06
 
modelengineeringwebsite.com
A web magazine edited and published by model engineers for model engineers.
link updated 2009-09-21
 
Nick Baines
Modelling locomotives, mostly 19th century, in 7mm scale
link updated 2012-08-23
 
Society of Model and Experimental Engineers
Founded in 1898, the SMEE is believed to be the oldest model engineering society in the world.
link updated 2005-12-18
 
The Association of Larger Scale Railway Modellers
For Railway Modellers modelling in S Scale and above
link updated 2007-04-02
 
Uckfield Model Railway Club
Catering for Modellers in 2mm, 4mm & 7mm scales and Engineers in 5 inch & 7 inch gauges
link updated 2009-06-12
 
Williams Models
Manufacturers of kits and parts for Gauge 3 model wagons.
link updated 2006-01-07
 

Model Railway Clubs (not local)

Association Of Larger Scale Railway Modellers
We are an association of model railway enthusiasts working in the larger scales S, 0, 1, G and up.
link updated 2015-10-25
 
Association of Model Railway Clubs Wales and West of England Ltd.
News of the Association and the Bristol Exhibition
link updated 2005-12-22
 
British Rail Modellers of North America BRMNA
British layout modellers in US/Canada. Index of many magazines up to 2001
link updated 2014-04-13
 
Gauge 0 Guild
Information on all aspects of 7mm scale modelling. Iincludes database of magazines/dwgs. Not updated
link updated 2014-04-13
 
Scalefour Society
Support and provision for the very best in 4mm finescale modelling.
link updated 2005-12-17 17
 
The 7mm Narrow Gauge Association
for all British Narrow Gauge modellers
link updated 2005-12-31
 
The Three Millimetre Society
For finescale modelling in 3mm.
link updated 2006-02-14
 

Model Railway Clubs (local)

Abingdon and District MRC
The club meets in the Abbey Brass Bandroom most Fridays between 8.00 pm and 10.30 pm.
link updated 2005-12-22
 
Barrowmore Model Railway Group
Our aim is to build and operate exhibition-quality layouts and to encourage more people.
link updated 2008-01-06
 
Barry and Penarth Model Railway Club
one of the largest and most active model railway clubs in South Wales
link updated 2005-12-22
 
Beckenham and West Wickham MRC
The club was founded in 1950 and is active in promoting all aspects of railway modeling.
link updated 2006-07-28
 
Bonnybridge and District Model Railway Club
Our clubrooms are located in Bonnybridge Community Education Centre and we meet every Tue. & Fri.
link updated 2007-09-19
 
CLAG - Central London Area Group (Scalefour Society)
Chassis design and suspension, with a P4 layout thrown in for good measure...
link updated 2006-01-07
 
Clay Cross Model Railway Society
The Clay Cross Model Railway Society
link updated 2014-11-03
 
Epsom & Ewell Model Railway Club

link updated 2010-12-08
 
Erith Model Railway Society
Formed in 1962, EMRS actively promotes and support model railways in general
link updated 2007-10-24
 
Farnham & District Model Railway Club
Active 0, 00, N club for Farnham & Aldershot area. Annual exhibition in October
link updated 2006-01-07
 
Heywood Model Railway Group
See our website for further information about the group.
link updated 2006-04-07
 
Hills Model Railway Society Inc
The Hills Model Railway Society Inc is a model railway club situated in Baulkham Hills NSW Australia
link updated 2011-06-05
 
Huddersfield Railway Modellers
Huddersfield's Premier Model Railway Club, modelling in 2mm, 4mm, 7mm & 16mm NG live steam.
link updated 2006-01-07
 
Ilford & West Essex Model Railway Club
Essex based model railway club formed in 1930, diverse in its interests and background.
link updated 2006-06-11
 
Macclesfield Model Railway Group
The group meets twice weekly in dedicated premises in the grounds of Beech Hall School.
link updated 2006-12-17
 
Manchester Model Railway Society
One of the oldest model railway clubs in the United Kingdom. We have members all over the world.
link updated 2005-12-17
 
Merseyside Model Railway Society
We have extensive premises in a former school, five minutes walk from Birkenhead Park station.
link updated 2006-12-16
 
Nottingham Model Railway Society
A leading model railway club in the East Midlands.
link updated 2009-10-31
 
One Model Railway Club
The One Model Railway Club is a Railway Staff club with members from diffrerent Railway Companies.
link updated 2007-11-09
 
Oxford & District Model Railway Club
The club is the oldest in Oxfordshire and boasts a small but friendly membership.
link updated 2007-11-14
 
Preston and District Model Railway Society
The Society's aim is to further all aspects of the model railway hobby.
link updated 2008-02-09
 
Rolleston Station Heritage Group
Restoration of the remains of ex North Staffs station at Rolleston-on-Dove with illustrated signage
link updated 2017-02-21
 
Soar Valley Model Railway Club

link updated 2007-08-31
 
The Model Railway Club
The oldest model railway organisation in the world, based at Keen House in London
link updated 2006-01-07
 
Uckfield Model Railway Club
Catering for Modellers in 2mm, 4mm & 7mm scales and Engineers in 5 inch & 7 inch gauges
link updated 2009-06-12
 
Warley MRC
The club has been active in the hobby since its formation in 1966
link updated 2007-04-02
 
Waveney Valley Model Railway Club

link updated 2016-06-23
 
Wells Railway Fraternity

link updated 2008-06-07 23
 
Weymouth Model Railway Association
with lots of interest in the local railways
link updated 2006-01-07
 

Model Railway Resources

3DK
American and British card buildings.
link updated 2014-04-20
 
51L
A range of 4mm white metal wagons from most pre grouping companies plus etched brass carriages.
link updated 2005-12-01
 
Borg-Rail
Specialist in Finescale Track and Pointwork, Colour Light and Semaphore Signals, Layouts built etc
link updated 2009-08-05
 
Brassmasters
Manufacturer of 4mm etched locomotive and rolling stock kits etc.
link updated 2005-11-29
 
Caley Coaches
Etched and investment cast brass and rolling stock kits for the Caledonian Railway.
link updated 2017-06-2900
 
CLAG - Central London Area Group (Scalefour Society)
Chassis design and suspension, with a P4 layout thrown in for good measure...
link updated 2006-01-07
 
Connoisseur Models
Production of a range of 7mm model railway locomotive, wagon and carriage construction kits
link updated 2008-04-17
 
Countryside Models
We are professional model railway designers and builders.
link updated 2017-06-10
 
David Geen Model Railway Kits
Design and manufacturer of 4mm kits.
link updated 2008-03-21
 
Gaugemaster & The Engine Shed
Buy online at UK manufacturers & retailers in all major gauges, UK & Continental
link updated 2006-01-07
 
GWR Modelling
more than 200 pages dedicated to modelling the Great Western Railway
link updated 2006-01-07
 
Hobby Tools Australia
Hobby Tools, power tools, hardware, and glues for building model railways and more.
link updated 2007-05-28
 
Isinglass Models
detailed scale drawings of LNER locomotives and coaches for modellers in 4mm, 7mm & other scales.
link updated 2008-07-11
 
Lochgorm Kits
4mm etched brass kits of Highland Railway locos & stock (ex 5522 models)
link updated 2005-12-07
 
M.A.R.C. Models
Supplier of etched brass coach sides and accessories.
link updated 2006-08-06
 
Malcolm Mitchell's 'A' shop
An website dedicated to modelling locomotives of the GWR, mainly in 7mm scale. Construction details.
link updated 2008-01-06
 
Miniatures by Aidan Campbell
Specialist manufacturer of high quality figures for model railways
link updated 2006-01-07
 
Model Railway Clubs
The most complete and up to date Model Railway Club directory in the UK
link updated 2017-01-09
 
Modratec
A fully customisable interlocking lever frame kit plus the secret to designing yours!
link updated 2006-01-07
 
NBR 4mm Developments
We offer precision etches and kits for modellers of the North British Railway in 4mm.
link updated 2010-04-09
 
Scenic Model Railways
I build bespoke model railway layouts and scenic dioramas for a living.
link updated 2006-03-19
 
Solrail Ltd A Not For Profit Group
Organise Workington Model Railway Exhibition
link updated 2015-08-31
 
Steamline Sheffield
Model locomotive kit building, reviews, advice and inspiration.
link updated 2008-11-20
 
Stockon Modeller
Offering a wide selection of model railway products.
link updated 2006-01-07
 
supplier.txt
...the most complete list of finescale suppliers on the planet
link updated 2006-01-07
 

Publications

BackTrack 25 year index (Pendragon Publishing)
The index has over 7,500 entries, with subject headings and cross-references.
link updated 2014-04-20
 
Bill Hudson Transport Books
Transport books for the enthusiast from the enthusiast
link updated 2005-11-26
 
British Rail Modellers of North America BRMNA
British layout modellers in US/Canada. Index of many magazines up to 2001
link updated 2014-04-13
 
DJ Bookbinders
Hardcase bookbinding service, specialising in transport magazines.
link updated 2010-04-27
 
Gauge 0 Guild
Information on all aspects of 7mm scale modelling. Iincludes database of magazines/dwgs. Not updated
link updated 2014-04-13
 
Great Western Journal
Index to entire set of Great Western journal
link updated 2014-04-13
 
Kestrel Railway Books
Publishers of railway and railway modelling titles.
link updated 2005-12-31
 
Lightmoor Black Dwarf
Publishes the Journal 'Archive'. A magazine specialising in British Industrial and Transport History.
link updated 2005-11-30
 
Model Rail magazine
Index to Model Rail magazine 1997 to present
link updated 2014-04-13
 
Model Railway Journal
Index to Entire set of Model Railway Journal
link updated 2014-04-13
 
Pendragon Publishing
Pendragon Publishing publishes books and BackTrack, Britain's leading historical railway journal.
link updated 2014-04-20
 
Railway & Canal Historical Society
The Society is for everyone with an interest in the history of transport.
link updated 2008-06-10
 
Railway Bylines
Searchable index to Railway Bylines magazine and list of all other Irwell Press books.
link updated 2014-04-13
 
Steamindex
Bibliographical information from railway books & journals
link updated 2006-01-07
 
Triangle Publishing
Transport Books
link updated 2012-06-09
 
Welsh Railways Research Circle
For 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.
link updated 2015-03-09
 

Preservation Groups and Railways

Audley End Miniature Railway
The Audley End Miniature Railway is a delightful 1.5 mile ride on Lord Braybrooke's private 10" gauge railway
link updated 2006-06-07
 
Cumbria Railways
The Cumbria Railways website is dedicated to the lost railways of Northern Cumbria
link updated 2006-04-06
 
Friends of Stapleford Miniature Railway
Group of volunteers by invitation only who maintain the SMR in safe and operable condition.
link updated 2009-04-27
 
Kent & East Sussex Railway
Our line joins together the jewels of the Weald, Tenterden Town and Bodiam Castle.
link updated 2006-10-16
 
LMS Carriage Association
Restoration of LMS period I,II,& III Carriages at Rowsley PR & Wirksworth EVR
link updated 2012-09-25
 
Locomotive Club of Great Britain
Monthly meetings around the UK, Overseas Visits, Monthly Magazine
link updated 2008-03-02
 
Mark Dewell
An independent guide to the entire heritage railway scene
link updated 2011-12-08
 
Mid-Suffolk Light Railway Museum
Museum houses collection of 'Middy' artefacts at Brockford. Steam trains operate in Summer.
link updated 2008-12-18
 
Midland Railway, Butterley
A Standard Gauge Railway Running Steam and Diesel Hauled Passenger Trains with a Museum.
link updated 2012-06-25
 
Pendon Museum Trust Ltd.
Pendon captures miniature scenes showing English countryside and Railways around 1930.
link updated 2009-03-10
 
Pontypool & Blaenavon Railway
The highest standard gauge railway in Wales.
link updated 2006-10-06
 
Preserved Railway Stock List
Locate and identify all the Preserved Locomotives and Rolling Stock still extant in the UK
link updated 2009-09-09
 
Rother Valley Railway
Heritage Railway at Robertsbridge East Sussex. Full size Stock to view and Scale models to sell
link updated 2006-12-06
 
Southern Electric Group
link updated 2017-06-30
 
Talyllyn Railway Company
The Talyllyn Railway is a historic narrow-gauge steam railway, set in beautiful Mid-Wales.
link updated 2005-12-18
 
The 82045 Locomotive Fund
Fund aims to build a Riddles Class 3 2-6-2 tank to be based on the Severn Valley Railway.
link updated 2017-06-30
 
The Maunsell Locomotive Society
Restoration of Maunsell designed steam locomotives of the Southern Railways, based on the Bluebell
link updated 2007-07-13
 
The Princess Royal Class Locomotive Trust

link updated 2013-03-23
 
The Swanage Railway
link updated 2017-06-30
 
Workington Transport Heritage Trust

link updated 2007-08-31
 

Railway Industry (current)

DB Schenker Rail (UK) Ltd.
DB Schenker Rail (UK) Ltd is an established major provider of a range of rail services in Britain.
link updated 2009-09-21
 
Direct Rail Services Limited
DRS is a national rail freight operator providing a comprehensive range of services.
link updated 2009-09-21
 
Freightliner Group Limited
The group's core activity is the movement of freight by rail.
link updated 2009-09-21
 
Transport for London Corporate Archives
TfL Corporate Archive holds over 118,000 items dating from the 1550's to the present day.
link updated 2013-04-26
 

Internet and Computing

Rail Maps Online
Dynamic map of UK railways and tramways.
link updated 2017-06-30
 
Model Railway Clubs
The most complete and up to date Model Railway Club directory in the UK
link updated 2017-01-09
 
modelengineeringwebsite.com
A web magazine edited and published by model engineers for model engineers.
link updated 2009-09-21
 
RailServe.com
Directory of 16,000+ model railway & related sites
link updated 2009-08-02
 
Templot
Track design software for finescale model railways.
link updated 2005-12-18
 
The UK Model Shop Directory
The resource for British Model Railway enthusiasts inc the best Exhibition Calendar on the Web
link updated 2007-11-01
 

Personal Sites

7mm Great Central
Brian Wainwright's guide for modelling the GCR in 7mm scale.
link updated 2008-04-17
 
British Rail wagon photographs by Paul Bartlett
Tens of thousands of photographs mostly of wagons from 1967 onwards.
link updated 2011-05-17
 
John Darch
Photographs and details of Clinkerford, a P4 exhibition layout set in the Forest of Dean
link updated 2008-04-30
 
Muiderrail
Cor de Jong's site for Dutch 7mm GWR modellers. Much of the site is in English.
link updated 2005-12-31
 
Nick Baines
Modelling locomotives, mostly 19th century, in 7mm scale
link updated 2012-08-23
 
Rolleston Station Heritage Group
Restoration of the remains of ex North Staffs station at Rolleston-on-Dove with illustrated signage
link updated 2017-02-21
 
The Currie Steam Collection
Black & White Photographs from the Age of Steam. Scotland and the North of England 1965 - 1968.
link updated 2013-01-06
 
The Signal Box
This web site is all about railway signalling.
link updated 2006-07-28
 
West Country Railway Archives
Historical information about the railways of the UK West Country, including their signalling
link updated 2006-06-10
 

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