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Hatton's Model Railways Ltd
Recently purchased from Hattons an OxfordRail N7 0-6-2T with pre-Fitted LOKsoundV4 Decoder. The sound functions listed in the Operating Manual did not match the sounds generated using my Hornby Elite DCC controller. Function keys 1-3 were correct, but several produced no sounds at all and others produced the wrong or hard to identify noises. I emailed Hattons and got a swift reply from Tony Lloyd confirming the problem. He subsequently contacted Oxford and acquired and sent me an up-To-Date pdf for the Operating Manual. All is now correct and I am delighted with the N7 and with Hattons support!
Robin, Swavesey, Cambs -
11 Dec 2019 -
The Signal Box
I love this place. Loads of models and everything I want can be ordered. The staff have a huge knowledge in the field of railways. You need to visit this shop
Jess, Loughborough -
02 Dec 2019 -
Tornado Books & Hobbies
Very good shop in my opinion well worth a visit and the owner is very helpful and has a good stock of models but no Railway locos extra
Malcolm, Birmingham -
01 Dec 2019 -
Edwinstowe Trains 'N' Things at Benhams
You could walk passed this shop and think nothing of it.step inside your eyes will pop open turn right as you go in and you will find the place is busting at the seems with model railways and all accessories.The owner David is one of the jolliest men you could meet.
Stephen, Glossop -
28 Nov 2019 -
Alton Model Centre
Easily reached by car or train, very well stocked and set out, knowledgeable and helpful, including staying late to sort out a problem with a misbehaving loco. A faulty product immediately replaced, and items ordered and delivered promptly if not in stock
Mike, Surrey -
25 Nov 2019 -
The Junction Box
Used junction box at the Falkirk Show great service very helpful look forward to using this trader again before the next show comes round at Falkirk.Very helpful after I took ill on the Saturday.
John, Uphall -
23 Nov 2019 -
A fabulous motor replacement & refit to my aging Austerity 2-8-0, including rebuilding the motor cradle. A couple of months on, the loco is as new. I have De-Weathered the loco so as to match its ex-Works condition. Totally trustworthy team of enthusiasm for our delight. Thank you Hobbyrail.
Philip, Coventry -
23 Nov 2019 -
S & J Model Railways
It is very sad to see their shop closed now, I just hope Sue and John will keep their Online business running. They both have tremendous knowledge of the business and I wish them good luck for the future. I can bring Barney round sometime.
Paul, Northwich -
20 Nov 2019 -
K J B Models
From start to finish KJB models were professional, helpful and fully experienced in the items for which they were dealing with. From experience of other railway model shops, they out strip major high street retailers in offering the whole package. I would most certainly suggest to anyone else to call them first.
Robert, Stourbridge - West Midlands -
20 Nov 2019 -
Chris Crafts & Model Railways
Called in for advice on a non train related problem and the owner was very helpful. He took time to sort the paint I needed and advised me on applying it. Very pleased.
Les, Plymouth -
08 Nov 2019 -
Always a warm welcome from friendly knowlegable staff and an excellent range of kits. New lines coming in all the time, including the new Ammo paint range which I rather like ;) WELL WORTH A VISIT
Colin, Wallasey Wirral -
02 Nov 2019 -
Kernow Model Rail Centre
I made my first visit today. It is not as far from the Station as I thought. The extensive stock is clearly displayed and the staff are knowledgeable and friendly.
Jeffrey, Horley -
02 Nov 2019 -
Smiths Model Railways
Great new shop, great looking display and friendly knowlegeable staff, a must visit shop when you are on holiday. Lots of items in various scales. Right in the middle of town on the high street.
Colin, Melton Mowbray -
30 Oct 2019 -
Hampshire Models Ltd
Pleased to find a new local(Ish) shop opened up recently so went along to have a look. Two miles, 5 minutes from J6 of the M3 (You'll need a satnav) so very easy to get to; number 7 bus from the station appears to stop about 5 minutes walk away. Not the biggest 'front' of shop but it's deceiving as there's a lot out the back too and the owner is willing to get things to special order. Prices appear competitive against the big 'box shifters' and of course you save on postage - Always good to support your local shop anyway. Challenged him recently with a few obscure Peco bits that nobody stocks, and they arrived within a week. Plenty of 'standard items' such as stock, scenery and kits from many of the popular suppliers in N, OO and a bit of O on display plus a range of second hand items. Parking can sometimes be difficult as there's a lot of units on the estate but you can usually find somewhere and it's just a minute's walk. Only downside is I often end up spending more than intended because I find things I didn't know I needed, but I don't think that's really unique to this shop!
Andrew, Grateley -
29 Oct 2019 -
There is a fantastic selection of new and used models here, the staff are also a pleasure to talk to about anything to do with Model Railways !
Dave, Kettering -
28 Oct 2019 -
Dunks Specialist Model Centre
A great deal is crammed into the shop and there's a friendly welcome too. Sadly I live a long way away because this is a top notch model shop.
Charlie, Myddle, Shropshire -
27 Oct 2019 -
[Response: "Thank you for your lovely Review we do try our best. Regards Duncan"]
Very helpful and friendly service from a well stocked and easy to find shop with ample parking. After an internet search I found this shop I never knew existed and is only six miles from home, I will definitely be a regular there!
David, Gowerton, Swansea -
11 Oct 2019 -
The Model Railway Shop
I visit the shop usually every few weeks. I have purchased many locos and stock from Martin and all have been at a very fair rate and all have been excellent in condition and performance. I have always found Martin to be helpful and generous in his advice and assistance. This is a real gem of a shop for all OO modellers and I strongly advise a visit. You will not be disappointed.
Stephen, Mirfield -
11 Oct 2019 -
Called in the other month on a day off and really glad I did, tucked in the corner of the market square this is a little shop with a lot to choose from and I spent over an hour browsing N gauge items and scenics with interesting items rammed into every tiny space available. Owners were lovely people and couldn't have been more helpful - It's a 45 minute drive from home for me - But well worth the trip 10/10
Richard, Hull -
06 Oct 2019 -
A & H Models
I think it's about time I threw some more praise on this wonderful establishment! I have been purchasing from A&H since 2014. Chris the proprietor always goes the extra mile for customers. Always willing to help, order products for you at extremely competitive prices. I always buy via mail order, if I lived closer would spend even more money here! Well done Chris thanks for all of your help in the past.
Chris, Frampton Cotterell NR Bristol. -
04 Oct 2019 -
Mad About Trains of Gainsborough
What a great Model shop this is. It does not have the largest selection of stock in the world, but what it does have is helpful, friendly and knowledgeable staff. I bought some great ready made buildings for my layout and if your in the area well worth dropping buy. All the stock is competitively priced when you compare them to other outlets and they have other services too including weathering and engine maintenance. No fuss, you can inspect goods I was even shown a cunning trick to check if the engines run (Useful when going to train fairs folks) (Ask), nothing is too much trouble and if your lucky you might even get offered a coffee. Oh and by the way - They have some great layouts at the back of the shop. If your lucky you can park right outside for free - Useful when leaving with large amounts of stuff - Even got help putting it all in my car.
Jonathan, Lincoln -
30 Sep 2019 -
Excellent model shop,very friendly service,and very reasonable prices,great weathering and renumbering service including chip fitting,lights and smoke,a one stop shop for everything and a good cup of tea too
Craig, Leigh Lancashire -
28 Sep 2019 -
The Model Shop
A lovely model shop friendly polite staff and very helpful every time I have visited , they have always had what I've been looking for 90% of the time .
Lee, Wootton Bedfordshire -
24 Sep 2019 -
A real treasure trove, everything you could possibly require including expert and extremely helpful advice, the owner will spend time with you and is extremely knowledgeable, certainly worth a visit
Robin, Heathfield Sussex -
14 Sep 2019 -
A range of thing for OO and N gauge, prices are very good, been to hoby craft this will knock spots of it for prices and quality.
Nick, Telford -
07 Sep 2019 -
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