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009 Society Group Sites
The 009 Society  The 009 Society
 For all aspects of small scale narrow gauge
 railway modelling, in 3·5 & 4mm scales.
The Beds and Bucks Group of the 009 Society.
The Dutch Group of the 009 Society.
In both Dutch & English.
The Norfolk Group of the 009 Society.
The South Yorkshire Area Group of the 009 Society. Surrey Narrow Gauge Modellers
The Surrey Group of the 009 Society
The Sussex Downs Group of the 009 Society. West Midlands Group of the 009 Society.

Narrow Gauge Layout Sites
Stump City & Foss Landing
Midge & Dave Grassing's website detailing their logging layouts.
The Dutton Bay Tramway
A South Australian Narrow Gauge Railway
Glenbranter - Scottish narrow gauge in 009.
Set in West Scotland. The site features pictures of it, a detailed history of the railway and photos of model Garratts.
Kingston Regis
Home of John & Jane Jacobs delightful Kingston Regis the latest in a long line of Exhibition Layouts produced by them over the years.
Newton Halt  from Andy McMahon and Sheila Perry.
A new layout which, unusually, is deeper than it is wide
County Gate  From John and Jenny de Frayssinet.
The Lynton and Barnstaple Eastern extension layout.
Wood End  from Stephen Penn.
An unusual U shaped exhibition layout, 6' (1·82M) by 2'2" (66cm).
Arne Wharf  from Chris Nevard.
A small industrial layout.
Click on the Arne Wharf link.
Virtual NG Model Railway Exhibition  Virtual NG Model Railway Exhibition
 Pictures of narrow gauge layout, and
 garden railways. Ranging in scale from 3mm/ft to 7/8"/ft
Australian Narrow Gauge Web-Exhibition Gallery
Pictures of Australian narrow gauge layouts.

Model Railway Clubs, Societies and groups
The club's logo, known as 'Percy' to the members.  The Model Railway Club
 The worlds oldest model railway club.
 Founded December 1910.
Risborough & District Model Railway Club  Risborough & District Model Railway Club
 Based in Princes Risborough
The Bedfordshire area group of The 16mm Society.
For those Narrow gauge modellers with failing eye-site, & large gardens.
The Enfield Town Model Railway Club.
Based in Enfield, Middlesex (North London).
 The 7¼ inch gauge society
 For those modellers who find even 16mm
 too small, & have even larger gardens.
The Greenwich and District Narrow Gauge Railway Society
Formed in 1968 by a group of 'narrow minded' friends in the SE London area. Every year the Society hosts one of Europe's largest Narrow Gauge model narrow gauge railway exhibitions, ExpoNG (Expo Narrow Gauge)
 The Roding Valley Model Railway Group
 Leytonstone, currently based at The Engine Shed model shop see below

Retail Model Sites
Parkside Dundas home of many Narrow Gauge models The Parkside Dundas Narrow Gauge Pages.
 Purveyors of narrow gauge models to
 Britain & the world.
Worsley Works,
Purveyors of etched brass coach & loco kits, in scales form 3mm to 16mm.
Dart Castings Incorporating Monty's Model Railways & MJT Scale Components. For 4mm scale figures, animals, horse drawn & motor vehicles. Landscape & Lineside detailing parts. And Carriage & Wagon parts. Langley Miniature Models
For scale figures, wildlife & motor vehicles, Locomotive, Carriage & Wagon kits, in 'O' (7mm), 'OO' (4mm) & 'N' (2mm) Scales.
Backwoods Miniatures.
Producers of high quality etched-brass kits in scales from 'OO' 4mm up to 'O' 7mm. But be warned these kits are not for beginners.
Chivers Finelines
Roger Chivers has been producing whitemetal kits since 1980.
Some say the models are basic... but they are easy to detail, just check out our L&TR page.
GEM Model Railways.
Manufacturers of whitemetal kits with some etched brass/nickel-silver bits for 'N', 'OO', 'OO9' & 'OOn3'.
Including two Isle of Man loco kits.
Producers of 4mm narrow gauge rolling stock kits, for 9mm & 12mm tracks.
North London Models,
474 Hornsey Road, London, N19 4EF.
One of the few remaining Model Railway Shops left in North London.
The Engine Shed 745 High Road, Leytonstone, E11 4QS.
A real old fashioned type of Model Railway Shop...
Model Railways and nothing else.
They currently do not have a website.
Nigel Lawton 009.
Manufacturers of etched brass Tippers, small powered Locomotives kits & Re-Motoring Kits.
N-Drive Productions.
Producers of ready to run chassis' suitable for N gauge, 009 and O9 model railways.
4D Modelshop,
The Arches, 120 Leman St, London, E1 8EU.
For Landscaping (trees, scatter material etc), Model details (Human & Animal figures, vehicles, building parts etc), Plastic sheets & mouldings, Tools & more. (Scales range from 1:10 down to 1:2500).
W^D Models.
First World War, War Department Light Railway wagons as well as Figures & Vehicles.
Green Scene,
Scenic Modelling Accessories: For products include scatter & foliage materials, tree making accessories and even snow & water.
Scale Craft Baseboards,
Ready Built Baseboards: Assembled with Plywood, Sundeala or MDF tops. Sizes from 300x600mm (1'x2') to 1200x2400mm (4'x8') with or without legs.
Blackham Transfers, Rub Down Transfers: Railway & Vehicle Lining, Numbers, and Logos. Many to order but if you ask he may be able to help with your specials.
If you don't ask, you don't know what he can do for you.

Publishers & Book Sellers Sites
Peco. Home of Railway Modeller, Continental Modeller, and Peco Model Railway Products. The Middleton Press, For Books & Videos on Railways,
Tramways, Trolleybuses & Waterways.
Oakwood Press, For Books, Videos & DVDs on Railways, Tramways, Buses & Canals. Twelveheads Press, For Books on Railways, Mining, Maritime & Heritage.
Plateway Press, are publishers of railway and industrial transport history books.
Geoff Gamble Books Supplier of New and Used books, covering most types of transport. Also check out Andrew Neale Books of Leeds, W Yorks.
For more new and used railways books.

Miscellaneous Railway Sites
War Department Light Railways
For more details of First World War Rolling Stock.
Barry Emmott's Mallorca Railways.
In English & German.
Railway32 A shareware screensaver for Windows.
A variety of scenes both standard & narrow gauge from across the world, although mainly British.
Trains on-line magazine The Internet Railway
(both model & real) Magazine. At the great price of


Railway List & Directories
Narrow Gauge on the Web. For things Narrow Gauge.
UK Model Shop Directory. A good site for those,
"where is my nearest modelshop?" moments.
Check Find Transport for more than just railways. iRail Railway Search Engine A good place to find the railway sites you want!
Member of International List of Scale Model Related Web Sites  

Narrow Gauge Railways
The Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch Railway
The worlds smallest public railway.
Originally opened as one mans toy, in 1927.
Sittingbourne & Kemsley Light Railway.
The former Paper Mill railway running from Sittingbourne Viaduct Station to Kemsley Down.
Launceston Steam Railway The rest home of several former Welsh slate quarry Hunslets. Ruislip Lido Railway A fascinating little line in West London.
Built by the "Grand Union Canal Company" in 1945, to the rare gauge of 12" (30·5mm).
The more common gauge being 12¼" (31·1mm).
Metropolitan Water Board Railway Society A group of people who are trying to relay/reopen the railway at the Hampton & Kempton Waterworks. Post Office Underground Railway (aka Mailrail) Unofficial website of the Post Office Underground Railway (latterly known as MailRail). What was the worlds largest train set.

Overseas Railways
National Railway Museum in New Delhi, India.
The Indian answer to the York museum.
The Darjeeling & Himalayan Railway Society
For the world famous 2 foot gauge railway in Northern India.
Patiala State Monorail Tramway
One of the 0-3-0T & 'Col Bowles' Saloon have been rebuilt & preserved at the National Railway Museum, New Delhi.
Rimutaka Incline Railway A 'Heritage Railway Project' aiming to reinstate and operate a world-class heritage-tourist railway between Wellington and the Wairarapa in New Zealand.
Museo del Ferrocarril Estación de las Delicias, Madrid, Spain. The Spanish answer to the York museum, based in the oldest Station in Madrid, opened in 1880.
NOTE: Closed Monday's & August.
English section being rewritten.

Webrings & Egroups
RailMasterLogo Railmaster A useful group for all Railway
 (Railroad) based Websites. Sponsored by
 the Historical Model Railway Society

Other Links
Practical Plastics
The web page of Chris Ward's company.
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Kew Bridge Steam Museum, Green Dragon Lane, Brentford, TW8 0EN.  Sited in the former Grand Junction Water Works, later part of Thames Water. It contains some of the original pump engines, plus many more engines, as well as a short length of narrow gauge railway. The Musical Museum, 399 High Street, Brentford, TW8 0DU.
A little known museum, just down the road from Kew Bridge Steam Museum. Full of mechanical musical instruments, ranging from Musical Boxes to Theatre Organs (such as a 'Mighty Wurlitzer').
The new logo of the Cartoon Arts Trust drawn by Hunt Emmerson The Cartoon Museum, 35 Little Russell St,
 London, WC1A 2HH.
 The Museum, opened February 2006, is dedicated to preserving the best of British cartoons, caricatures, comics and animation. Sited around the corner from the British Museum.
The British Cartoon Archive, established in 1973, is based at the University of Kent in Canterbury, Kent.
Their main objectives are to conserve and catalogue cartoons; to encourage research into all aspects and periods of cartooning; to plan and promote exhibitions of cartoon originals; and to service teaching in a variety of disciplines.
The badge of the RSPB is the Avocet The RSPB (Royal Society for the Protection of Birds)
 Founded in 1889, initially against the trade in
 wild birds' plumage, based in Sandy, Bedfordshire, SG19 2DL. With reserves all across Great Britain.
WWT's logo of two flying swans The Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust
 Founded in 1946 by the artist and naturalist Sir Peter
 Scott (1909-1989), WWT has 9 visitor centres around
 the UK, which includes the London Wetland Centre at Queen Elizabeth's Walk, Barnes, London SW13 9WT.

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