This page provides links to websites of other clubs, societies, organizations, individuals, exhibitions and events, plus other railway and model railway related and resource sites throughout the world and, especially, those with which we have a special relationship. In addition, there are links to websites that we hope will be of help or interest in your visit to Nottingham and to our exhibition.

Please note that we have listed these links as a resource for modellers and to those visiting our site. We are not responsible for these other websites, nor do we guarantee their content. If you find any links that are broken, or do not work, then please let us know by clicking here Similarly, if there are appropriate websites that you would like to see us link to, again, please let us know.

Visit Nottingham

East Midlands Trains – Inter-City and Local rail services in, around, to and from Nottingham.
Nottingham City Transport – The major public transport operator in the city.
Nottingham Express Transit – Nottingham’s Tram
Nottinghamshire Attractions – What’s On and Where in Nottinghamshire.
Tourist Net UK – Visitor Attractions, Visitor Information, Hotel & Guest House Information.
Information Britain – Leading tourist information site.
Visit Nottingham – Tourist Information (Nottingham), What’s On, Events, Hotels, etc.
Visit Britain – Tourist Information, Events, Hotels, etc.
Where Can We Go – Tourist Information, What’s On, Events and Places to Go
Hotels in Nottingham – Finding accommodation for your visit to Nottingham.
Abbots Travel – Hotels, flights, holidays, city breaks, resorts, parks, cottages, car rental, rail travel, coach tickets, ferries, cruises and much, much moreā€¦

Suppliers of Facilities, Equipment and Services for the Nottingham Exhibition

Best Western Westminster Hotel – Exhibitors accommodation.
Central Communications Group – Radio and communications equipment hire and supply.
Magnet Model Railway Insurance Consultants – Model Railway Insurance Specialists.
Oliver Smith Productions Ltd – Website & social media editor.

Other Model Railway Exhibition & Events

Other Club and Societies

HMRS – Historical Model Railway Society
2mm Scale Association
EMGS – The EM Gauge Society
Gauge 0 Guild
The International Plastic Modellers Society

Scalefour Society
CAoRM – Canadian Association of Railway Modellers
DEMU – Diesel & Electric Modellers United
NMRA (British Region) – The National Model Railroad Association (British Region)
RCTS – The Railway Correspondence & Travel Society
Alsager Railway Association
Bassetlaw (North Notts) Railway Society – Retford, Nottinghamshire
Clay Cross Model Railway Society – North-west Derbyshire.
Derby (St John’s) Mickleover Model Railway Group
Elizabethan Railway Society – Sutton-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire
Gainsborough Model Railway Society – King’s X-Leeds in 7mm Scale ! A permanent layout in North Nottinghamshire.
Hillingdon Railway Modellers
Leeds Model Railway Society
Macclesfield Model Railway Group
Manchester Model Railway Society
Normanton & Pontefract Railway Modellers Society
Rochdale Model Railway Group
Redditch Model Railway Club
Soar Valley Model Railway Club – Loughborough, Leicestershire.
Syston Rochdale Model Railway Society – North-west Leicestershire.
Wakefield Railway Modelling Society
Warley Model Railway Club
Westford Modellers Group
Wigan Finescale Railway Modellers


The 125 Group – A site devoted to BR’s HSTs.
The AC Locomotive Group
Annesley Fireman – Pictures and reminiscences of former staff at the erstwhile ex-Great Central depot.
Barrow Hill Roundhouse Railway Centre – The Barrow Hill Engine Shed Society.
BR 25kV ac OHLE for Modellers
The Deltic Preservation Society
The Don Valley Railway Project
East Anglian Railway Museum
Great Central Railway
Great Eastern Railway Society
Great Northern Railway Society
Great Norther Railway – US railroad of the same name !
Great Northern Railway Historical Society – Also the US railroad of the same name !
Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway Society
LNER Encyclopedia
London North Western Railway Society
Midland & Great Northern Railway Circle
Midland & Great Northern Joint Railway Society
National Railway Museum – The NRM in York
North Eastern Railway Association
Rail UK
Scottish Modellers – A forum with those interested in modelling the railways of Scotland.
The West Coast Mainline
The Woodhead Site – A site devoted to Britain’s first electrified mainline – the erstwhile 1500V dc route over the Pennines.

Websites of The Hobby’s Manufacturers & Suppliers

SUPPLIER TEXT – An extremly useful index of suppliers and manufacturers of products for 4mm scale modellers.
Linda Tinker Railway Books – Specialist dealer in second hand and hard to find books,
4 Mil Models – Kits for scale model military and utility vehicles.
51L – The manufacturing arm of Wizard Models and Model Signal Engineering.
247 Developments – Loco nameplates and a range of TPO kits.
A1 Models – Manufacturers of a range of detailing parts for diesels and electics, plus kits for rail vehicles, etc.
Agenoria – Manufacturers of Gauge 0 kits.
ALL Components and On-Track Models – Electronic components and bits for the modeller.
Avonside Works – Manufacturers and suppliers of locomotive undreframe assemble jigs.
Bachmann Europe – Model railway manufacturers in 4mm scale and in N gauge (Graham Farish).
Book Law Publications – A wide range of books from the UK’s leading railway publisher.
Branchlines – Manufacturer of underframe kits and leading supplier of motors, gears, gearboxes, motor bogies and drive components.
Cambrian Models – Manufacturers of kits for 4mm scale wagons, particularly engineers stock.
Cheltenham Model Centre – A wide range of ready-to-run locomotives and rolling stock, plus associated modelling products.
Comet Models – Coach and locomotive kits including scale chassis kits.
Cooper Craft – Manufacturers of 4mm scale plastic kits for wagons, coaches, road vehicles and lineside features.
Dart Castings – Cast whitemetal scenic kits n’ bits.
Deltic Preservation Society – Mainly R-T-R equipment, sold in support of the preserved Deltics.
Digitrains – Your one-stop supplier for all things DCC
Eileens Emporium inc John Flack – Essential tools and materials for modellers.
Electrifying Trains – High quality R-t-R Gauge 0 models, with focus on EMUs of the Southern Railway and British Rail (Southern Region).
Freestone Model Accessories – All types of card kits for model buildings and structures.
Hobby Holidays – Suppliers of the Master Chassis, loco, wagon & coach parts plus Residential Training Courses
Humbrol Paints – Paints ! Enamels, acrylics, sprays, rail colours, accessories and craft products.
Hornby – A company needing no introduction whatsoever !
Isinglass Models – An ever-growing range of 4mm & 7mm scale drawings for LNER (and constituents) locomotives and coaching stock.
M J T – Etched brass and cast coach and detailing kits for EMUs, Gresley coached, plus buffers, brake gear, etc.
Magnet Model Railway Insurance Consultants – Model Railway Insurance Specialists.
Marc Models – Custom builders of coaching stock and manufacturers of their own range of kits.
Metalsmith – Suppliers of sheet metal & plastic, tools, equipment, fasteners and model engineering requisites.
Micro-Mark – US based supplier of tools and materials.
Model Signal Engineering – Model signal kits for most types of semaphore signal.
Monty’s Models – Detailing and scenic accessories.
Modern Structures in Miniature – Kits for typical modern buildings.
Mount Tabor Models – Specialist supplier of continental model railways in scales Z to G.
N Brass Locomotives – N Gauge locomotive kits and both N Gauge and 4mm OHLE
P & H Models – Amongst other products, specialists in La Belle lubricants and Kadee couplings.
Parkside Dundas – Plastic wagon kits including show special offers !
Rail Express – The magazine for those interested ikn the diesel & electric era.
Railtec Models – Manufacturers of a wide range of transfers (decals)for locomotives, coaches and wagons.
Santona Publications – Publishers of really useful reference and resource books. (Now part of the Book Law family)
Shawplan – Suppliers of paint, transfers and manufecturers of nameplates and details kits for the discerning modeller of the post-steam eras.
Sherwood Models – North Nottingham’s local model shop.
Skytrex – Manufacturers of Gauge 0 ready-to-run freight stock.
South Eastern Finecast – Loco kits and modelling materials.
Ten Commandments – Cast resin kits and wagon loads.
Unit Models – Structure and scenic models mainly in cast resin.
VideoScene & Train Crazy – Videos & DVDs of all prototypes.
Wizard Models – Carriage & wagon kits and components.

Model Railway Publications

Peco – The UK’s leading publisher of model railway related books and magazines, including the monthly magazines Railway Modeller and Continental Modeller. Peco also manufacture track, buildings, structures and rolling stock in a variety of scales and gauges.
Rail Express – The magazine for those interested in the diesel & electric era.
Model Railroader

Listing and Index Website

UK Model Shops – The leading listing and index resource site for the UK’s railway modellers; exhibitions, events, clubs, societies, manufacturers and, oh yes, model shops too !
iRail – iRail Railway Search Engine: the best place to find the railway sites you want Scale Model.Net – International list of scale model related websites.
Glue-it.Com – Clubs, Glossaries, Museums, Resources: all you need from one site.
Cyberspace World Railroad – Daniel & Amy’s own site for those interested in railroads, model railroading …oh yes, and quilts, gardening and cats too !
Model Rail Forum – Forum website for model railway enthusiasts.
Model Railway Forum – A web based forum site for railway modellers.
NMRA – The NMRA (National Model Railroad Association of the US)
NMRA Directory – The NMRA’s Worldwide Directory of model railway/road clubs – 4,900 of them !
Railserve – An American bias, but a huge site with loads of model and full-size railway information.
Simply Trains – A whole host of links, information, hints, tips, information and sales.
Supplier Text – Index of suppliers and manufacturers of 4mm scale products

Other websites

Santona – Publishers of really useful reference and resource books for modellers,
A1 Steam Locomotive Trust – The builders and operators of 60163 Tornado , the magnificent Peppercorn A1 Pacific.
Annesley Fireman – Pictures and reminiscences of former staff at the erstwhile ex-Great Central depot.
Booklaw Publications – the UK’s leading transport publication specialist.
KameraKulture – Welsh Mountain photography, including railways, by AG Williams
Magnet Model Railway Insurance Consultants – Model Railway Insurance Specialists.
Nottingham – Melton Railway – History & development of the line
Nottingham Rail.Com – History of railways around Nottingham.
Picture the Past – Archive photographs from the museums & libraries of the City of Nottingham together with those of Nottinghamsire, Derby and Derbyshire.
Supplier Text – Index of suppliers and manufacturers of 4mm scale products.
The Vulcan Operating Company – Preserving and returning an Avro Vulcan to flight.