Some local Clubs and Societies 

British Railway Modellers of North America

The Buffers British railway enthusiasts in South West Ontario.

British Model Railway Club of Montreal

Other Clubs and links for the modeler of British Railways


The British Train Society Chicago, Illinois.

Traincollectors UK  account of GBTS 2004

British Railway Modellers of Australia Inc.

Central London Area Group  A very informative site. See their supplier list

Model Rail Scotland

UK Model Railway Exhibition Diary  This is especially useful if planning a visit to the U.K.

A collection of Pub signs received from members and friends. Railway Pub signs

1. Information about Controllers:

2. All these links are all useful resources when converting British rolling stock to  Kadee couplers , .

3. Many useful papers, windows etc. for modelers:-

4. A group concerned with electronics and use  in model railways:-

5. Three very good on-line magazines (some may be downloadable) that cover railways and  current events:-

6. Two useful historical sites:- &

7. Bill Bedford Models for kits :-

8. A couple of sites which require no explanation:-  and

9. This link will take you to current trends in the UK  but you can easily change countries.

10. This link will bring back a few memories Steam sounds

11. This link gives real time information on trains in the UK:- Train info..  also if you know the headcode check HERE for details on its working.

12. Online map of the UK (and Western US) railways superimposed on OS maps. Very well done.   Maps

This is a useful link for model train calculator tools. The home page contains more information but focuses on HO North American outline.  Calculator

A useful database for dare I say, all British engines ?   Database

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August 2018