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Manufacturers in the Ready-to-Run market

 

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Radley Models


Leading suppliers of high quality resin / white metal model train kits that cover the London Underground.
 

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Wickness Models


Wickness Models provides a bespoke DCC conversion service for N, OO and O gauge locomotives. In addition we supply dcc equipment from a portfolio of high quality international suppliers, updated modelling categories
 

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Youchoos


British DCC sounds using only the best decoders - Zimo. YouChoos offers a huge and growing range of authentic UK outline sounds for steam, diesel and electric locomotives, as well as a wide range of accessories for enhancing your locomotives including lighting, Seuthe smoke, connectors, stay-alives and much more.
 

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Made in Manchester Models


Industrial scale model manufacturer, O gauge industrial scale models, model fuel storage tanks in 00 and O gauge
 

17d-Miniatures

Wagons and parts in 5' & 7 1/4' Gauge. 17D Miniatures is a Derbyshire based family concern designing and manufacturing ready-to-run rolling stock, wagon parts, components and materials for the miniature rail enthusuiast. Our models combine sturdy construction with a level of authenticity and detail usually only found at much higher prices. We can offer a bespoke wagon build service, and are continuously expanding our range and services. We are also developing a growing range of locomotive parts.
 

3mm Scale Model Railways

Catering for the British TT and 3mm scale modeller with white metal, brass etch and resin kits. UK distributor and stockist of Bullant, Black Beetle, Halling and Tenshodo motor bogies for all gauges - S, OO, EM, P4, HO, TT, 12mm, 14.2mm, OO9 and N. Re-conditioned items from the Tri-ang range, all items cleaned oiled and serviced, available ready to run.
 

62c Models

Manufacturer of 7mm North British Railway kits, including the G7 (0-4-4), N14 (0-6-2), N15 (0-6-2) and C16 (4-4-2) tank engines as well as range of 6-wheel NBR coaches. It is hoped to introduce etched brass wagon kits in the future. A large (and expanding) selection of castings and accessories is also available. Supplier of ready-to-run locomotives and wagons primarily of North British Railway origin subject to time constraints . Ready to Run Trams also available to order. GOG #12104
 

Abbots Model Engineering

5" & 7.1/4" gauge locomotives and rolling stock
 

Accucraft UK Ltd

UK Importer and trade distributor of Accucraft Trains in G and 1/32 scale. Large range of own British outline live steam and electric locos and rolling stock in G and 1/32 scale.
 

Ace Trains

Gauge O, 2/3 rail locomotives, rolling stock and accessories.
 

Acme Models

As well as stocking a vast range of second-hand stock we also manufacture Brass/Nickel-sliver/White-metal Fine Scale Kits in O and Gauge 1, including Locos, a few Coaches, and accessories. We also have specialists in Making layouts, either base-board construction, Track-laying, Electrical wiring, Scenery or the whole project (Will transport, but on-site construction within 20 mile radius of Leicester).
 

Aquitrain

AQUITRAIN is based around the conversion of Lima coaches to reasonable 7mm. Scale models, using Overlay sides or respraying; alternative manufacturers kits also built. The other activity is building finescale pointwork using C&L components, or copperclad. My own products include a n/silver etch for single link couplings; very useful on coaches, Brass etch of handles, grab rails, etc. Transfer sheets for BR period coaches, etc. and of course the new Aquitrain Overlays screen printed coach sides.
 

Bachmann Europe PLC

Bachmann Europe PLC. Established in 1989 to distribute the Branchline OO scale range of Train sets, Locomotives, Coaches and wagons. Graham Farish N scale models were added to the Bachmann portfolio in 2000. Scencecraft ready made buildings and accessories are now available in OO and N scales to complement and enhance your Model Railway Layout or dirorama. Bachmann Europe PLC also distribute Liliput continental models, Bachmann USA models, Aristocraft Garden Railways and Woodland Scenics.
 

Barrett Steam Models Ltd

Manufacturers of live steam and electric locomotive kits plus Ready to Run locos in scale 10mm : 1ft, Gauge 1. We also produce scale models of footbridges, turntable and a water tower.
 

Britannia Pacific Models

OO Gauge Southern Region Multiple Units, Plasser & Theurer Tampers and other departmental units in Ready to Run.
 

C J M

Exclusive hand built and finished range of modern image N gauge bespoke locos and rolling stock. All CJM models are built and finished using photographs of the actual loco to ensure accuracy and are fitted with the legendary CJM Saturn chassis, ensuring every model performs as well as it looks!
 

C-Rail Intermodal

C-Rail Intermodal manufacture high quality RTR containers in OO, there are 40ft highcube, 40ft highcube reefers and 20ft tanks always available from stock, unlike major manufacturers C Rail prides its self on accurately researching all aspects of the containers and liveries before they go into production, and have to pass the critical eye of 'ME' We also produce O gauge transfers, OO gauge kits and transfers. N gauge has kits transfers and a PFA wagon and coal container in the range.
 

Colin Tyler Model Railway Painting Services

O Gauge Model Painting and Lining Service, from brass kits to RTRS, weathering and restoration of models.A page is included of Models For Sale on the website colintyler..... Guild O Gauge Member and Trader
 

Cromford Designs

Specialist large scale locomotive builders. Radio control installation. Also painting and finishing available for your model. All scales from 0 Gauge to 7 1/4 catered for.
 

D J B Model Engineering Ltd

Castings, parts and accessories for live steam locomotives. Ready to run coal and gas fired engines in 16mm scale. Kits of parts to build your own engine.
 

D J H Group Ltd

DJH manufacture and sell their own range of Metal Kits and Accessories for scales HO / O and O and Factory Built Ready to Run models in O scale.
 

D J Models Ltd

Proposed models: N gauge �' Class 17, Class 23 and J94; Available 2016 OO Gauge �' J94; available July 2016 O gauge �' Class 23 and J94 N gauge Mermaid wagon available 2016 N gauge Shark brake van available 2016 N gauge Turbot available 2017 Supplier of RTR models to Kernow Model Rail Centre, Hattons, FTG models and Irish Model Railways
 

Dapol Model Railways

Suppliers of N, O and OO kits, models and track as well as many accesories. As the showroom is attached to the Dapol factory we have many factory seconds and special offers.
 

DC Kits & Legomanbiffo Digital Sounds

Here at DCKits we stock the unique range of Legomanbiffo DCC Sounds on ESU Decoders, also a wide range of digital products, along with Eckon Signals, Sound Fitted locos, Kits, Romford Scale wheelsets in EM, 00 & P4, Black Beetle & Tenshodo Motorbogies, Judith Edge Kits, Transfers & Paints. See our website for comprehensive listings of products, please note our range of plastic DMU kits are slowly being withdrawn from sale as components run out, this is sadly due to lack of demand due to RTR.
 

DCC Supplies

We offer a range of DCC equipment and accessories, training courses, DCC installation and repair services, our own range of products (Including LED's, speakers ), wide range of Dapol product, plus all the major and minor items you'll need for DCC, scenic and modelling supplies. Need help or advice? - Just ask! We're always pleased to answer questions by phone or email. Our Shop is open Monday to Wednesday 10am to 5pm, Thursday 12pm to 5pm, Friday 10am to 5pm and Saturday 10am to 4pm **Updated**
 

E K M Exhibitions

The Exhibition Team from East Kent Models attending major shows with regular Hornby Spares, Special Offers and Second-hand items in OO scale. Mail order available with a large selection of old Triang spares in stock. Email enquiries welcome.
 

Eastsidepilot

Loco, rolling stock built to commission in 7mm/ft scale to S7 and F/S standards, kit and scratchbuilt. Specializing in GER, LNER & BRE. Other regions accepted also. RTR loco's such as Heljan, Dapol, Ixion and Minerva etc. converted to S7 standard. Cast wheels processed and fitted to custom made split axles and crank shafts. Plastic centered wheels re-profiled to S7. Heljan F/S wheels improved.
 

Electrifying Trains

Manafacturer of 7mm 0 Gauge Ready to Run EMU's. Current models include: SR/BR(S): 4LAV / 4COR + variants / 2HAL / 2BIL / Gate Stock, L&Y/BR(M) Manchester-Bury units & more. All liveries, numbers available to customer choice, weathered or not, headcode of choice etc. NEW = wagon kits plus a selection of 0 Gauge parts for the modeller, see full catalogue on website.
 

Essel Engineering

Large scale battery powered locos and chassis. RTR and kit.
 

Finescalebrass (UK) Ltd

Ready to run large scale locomotives in both 7mm O gauge & 1/32nd Gauge 1, brass construction factory painted or completly lined and finished to your requirements.
 

Forest Classics

Searching the world for the best in steam and stirling engines also scale models and casting kits of hit and miss engines such as Redwing, Galloway, Little Brother and more!
 

Fourdees Limited (Models)

OO9 Ready-to-Run models
 

Furness Railway Wagon Company

Established in 1999, to produce bespoke 'O' Gauge wagon kits that were able to be built by all levels of ability and experiences. We have ready to run and kits of prototypes that would have been seen from Penzance to Wick and all point in between. Since 2009 we have also started to develop a range of locomotive, coach and small buildings all of which are available as ready to run or kits. We are also developing a range of 7mm Narrow gauge stock and name and
 

G W Rail

Supplier of N gauge ready to run Queensland 2000 series Railmotor and 0-16.5mm 3D printed ready to run railmotors of my own design. Please email for details and prices.
 

Golden Valley Hobbies Ltd

Manufacturer and supplier to model shops of model railway accessories and OO scale locomotive - the Janus 0-6-0.
 

Heljan (UK)

We are a Danish Company WHO, as an already long established Scandinavian model Railway manufacturer, entered the UK market with our 'OO' Brush/BR class 47 diesel in 1999. Numerous models have followed since that initial release and with our expansion into 'O' gauge we have firmly established ourselves as the leading RTR 'O' gauge supplier in the UK. We are now expanding into another new market with the keenly awaited '009' narrow gauge releases of the Lynton & Barnstaple locomotives.
 

Hornby Hobbies Ltd

One of the original RTR manufacturers although it has changed hands a few times it continues producing good RTR models and accessories.
 

J & M Hughes

'O' gauge coaches, DMU's, EMU's and wagons built from our own kits out of etched brass also. Built to order RTR. Coaches (BR, SR, LMS, GWR) includes DMU's and EMU's. Bogie kits, coach ends and fully finished Containers. Some wagons are one piece resin Bodied. Bullied/MK 1 and LNER extruded aluminium coach roofs now available cut to length. Have taken over the ex Model Express range of kits, which includes Steam and Diesel loco's, coaches, multiple units and wagons along with accessories.
 

John Fozard - North Eastern Design

A range of ready to run LNER and North Eastern coaches is available in 00 along with some LNER coach etches. Loco and coach etches in 0, mostly North Eastern plus some 16mm Ffestiniog ready to run 1863 stock for 32 or 45 MM gauge
 

Kemilway

Peter K 4mm range of locos and coaches. Kemilway range of LNER coaches in 4mm & 7mm plus a range of castings and etchings that go with the 7mm coaches. R/T/R building service is also available for both 4mm & 7mm. Also we are the UK agents for Sunset models of America. We import both American and European Korean brass models & coaches
 

L H Loveless & Co

"0" Gauge & Gauge 1 award winning (Model Rail larger scale Model of the Year 2008, 2009 & 2011) quality hand built British outline brass models of locomotives & rolling stock beautifully detailed & painted.
 

Lee Marsh Model Co

Construction of O gauge and G1 locomotives, from Finney and MOK kits plus and scratch building. Brass RTR locomotives.
 

Little Loco Company

Highly detailed 7mm scale ready-to-run models of locomotives, wagons and carriages, supporting national preservation and restoration groups with substantial donations and limited edition models.
 

M J Engineering

We are suppliers of drawings and high quality castings for a range of Traction Engine and Locomotive models including the 2" Burrell Gold Medal Tractor and Roller, 2" & 3" Fowler A7 Road Loco, 3" Wallis & Steevens 8 HP Tractor, 5" Gauge Rebuilt Merchant Navy and 7 ¼ Gauge Bagnall locos. We stock a comprehensive range of nuts, bolts, rivets, materials, steam fittings and supply a machining service, including gear cutting, for the model engineer. Also, secondhand models and books.
 

Made in Manchester Models

Industrial scale model manufacturer, O gauge industrial scale models, model fuel storage tanks in 00 and O gauge
 

Malcolm Mitchell's A Shop

Well-Known builder of finescale, high quality, Great Western locomotives in 7mm (0) scale. Supplier of detailing etchings and castings to aid the locomotive modeller.
 

Marc Models

Bespoke builders and kit manufacturers of a range of coaches and EMU's in 4mm scale.
 

Masterpiece Models

Masterpiece Models produce top-quality, limited edition, fine scale 0 gauge ready-to-run model U.K. Locomotives.
 

Maxitrak Ltd Maidstone Engineering Supplies

Steam and Electric locomotives, rolling stock, track and accessories in fully machined kit form and ready to run. Maidstone Engineering Supplies, supply materials, fixings, fittings, tools, paint, transfers everything you need to build your own models.
 

Meteor Models

A few 7mm scale kits in brass and nickel silver. Also short-run resin items and a range of accessories, for building and detailing kits. Building service available. Second hand items bought and sold.Check web site for details.
 

Metromodels

'00' scale London Underground manufacturer & supplier of '00' scale London Underground tube train models.
 

Model Railway Scenics Layouts & Diorama Co

We Make Layouts and Dioramas of all sizes and scales , all our layouts are wired to NMRA standards and delivered worldwide , all layouts made for UK clients are delivered by us and full training given on the operation of the layout . We make Layouts from the smallest to the biggest , from inside a fish-tank to a full size garden or commercial layout . We also produce lightweight aly framed baseboards with plywood top's that are easy and light to transport to shows etc . DCC Specialist
 

Murphy Models

Manufacturer's of OO scale CIE, Irish Rail and Iarnrod Eireann Prototype Locomotives and Carriages from 1950's to present day. Models produced to date include Class 141, 181, 071 & 201 Locomotives; NCC Jinty, CIE Green K1 Class Woolwich, Mark II Coach, Mark III Coach & Craven Coaches. New updated Mark IID Coaches will go on sale in November 2010. A full list of retail suppliers for Ireland, the UK, Switzerland and USA is available on the website
 

Mylocosound

Stockists of MyLocoSound small scale sound cards and decoders, Northern Fine Scale G1 wagons and kits and Accucraft wagons and locos, G1 rolling Roads and coach lighting systems and the famous easi-LINER pen system.
 

North Pilton Works

Garden railway SM32/G45 16mm locomotives and rolling stock Ready to Run and kits. Providing a complete range of entry level garden railway models supplied ready to go including batteries. Locomotives run on either SM32 or G45 gauge with a complete range of rolling stock and train sets available.
 

Online Models Ltd

Online Models Ltd are the new manufacturers of the Eckon and Berko product ranges. Berko: are a pre-built range of ready to plant colour light signals ranging from simple 2 light red/green to a complex 4 light signal Yellow, Green, Yellow, Red T junction. Eckon: are a range of signal kits, containing plastic/metal parts and LED's to make fully working model signals. The Eckon brand also produces a range of Electronic Switches for the control of the model signals (Both Berko and Eckon) available.
 

OO Works

Hand built, small production. ready to run locomotives.
 

Oxford Diecast

Britain's biggest range of die-cast model vehicles in a wide range of scales. 1:18 1:43 / O scale 1:87 American HO 1:76 / OO 1:148 / N scale Also Planes in 1:72 scale. Figurines in a variety of scales. Oxford Rail is a separate division producing OO scale model railway rolling stock.
 

Peco

Leading manufacturer of model railway track in many scales ranging from Z to Gauge 1, accessories and kits. Also manufacturer of Ratio, Wills, Modelscene and K&M Trees ranges. Publisher of Railway Modeller and Continenetal Modeller magazines, and various track planning books etc.
 

Peter Spoerer Model Engineers

Maker and supplier of radio control equipment and sound cards for Gauge 1 model garden railways.
 

R P M Model Locomotives

Manufacturer and retailer of scratchbuilt fully finished Ready-to-Run 7mm & Gauge 1 scale locomotives & Components with a product range of over 60 U.K. locomotives. Also 20 fully finished gauge 1 10mm and 1/32 scale RTR Locos. All of the chassis are available separately. 2.4 gHZ Radio controlled versions are also available, but only for gauge 1. Website has lists & many photos.
 

Radley Models

Leading suppliers of high quality resin / white metal model train kits that cover the London Underground.
 

Rail Exclusive

RAIL EXCLUSIVE is the direct sales and retail business behind Sutton's Locomotive Workshop (SLW), known for its museum-quality 4mm scale Class 24 diesel models. It also offers of range of detail parts and DCC sound kits. The company is also the official distributor for the premium range of Austrian-made ZIMO Digital Command Control equipment and, as well as supporting the trade, provides a direct sales outlet. **Updated**
 

Realtrack Models

Realtrack Models are the NEW name in the 4mm '00' Gauge Ready to Run market, look out for our range of highly detailed superb models at one or our stockists listed on the Website.
 

Resin D'etre Ltd

Stockists and suppliers to modellers in Gauge 1, G scale, 15mm, and SM32. Manufacturers of custom and short-run locomotive kits/RTR in 1 and G. Wide range of 45mm gauge chassis for scratchbuilding including Aristocraft, USAtrains, Piko. Also Piko RTR. Retail sales net only, no shop at registered address. Worldwide export, trade enquiries welcome.
 

Revolution Trains Ltd

Our aim is simple - to bring model railway enthusiasts together to crowd-fund projects they want but that are economically unviable for the major manufacturers. Revolution is designed to provide a mechanism for projects to be brought to market.
 

Robbie's Rolling Stock

Ready-to-Run wagons and transfer sides for Private Owner Wagons - over 1500 liveries nationwide available for 2mm and 4mm scales. Commissions undertaken for personalised or specialist wagon liveries. Also available Printed sides for the 'Big Four' companies pre-nationalisation coaching stock in Company and BR Liveries for 2mm scale.
 

Scottish O Gauge Locomotives

Manufacturers of 7mm fine scale Scottish pre-grouping locomotives
 

Sidelines

LMS, LNWR & LNER coach kits and RTR coaches
 

SM Railway Hobbies

HMA Fine Scale LED Signals Crossings and Lamps, Frateschi, Noch, Faller, Atlas, and Powerline.
 

Steamline Ltd

Supplier of new and used locomotives, coaches and rolling stock in 'O' Gauge 7mm scale. Business now established for over 20 years. All stock is listed on the website as soon as it is available, with images. Customers May email for additional images if required. I attend all the Gauge 'O' Guild shows and various 'O' gauge model club shows. Part exchanges welcome, and I am always seeking to purchase top quality 'O' gauge items. Please email or call for more information.
 

Sutton's Locomotive Works

SUTTON's LOCOMOTIVE WORKSHOP (SLW) is a new model railway brand, launched in 2015, to create and bring to market highly detailed, museum-quality diesel era locomotives and rolling stock. The first of these products is a 4mm scale ready-to-run Class 24 diesel locomotive (BR Sulzer Type 2) that includes full DCC sound options, and a choice of 'OO', 'EM' & 'P4' wheelsets.
 

The Loco Works

Thelocoworks specialise in producing 7mm scale highly detailed steam locomotive kits. We also commission custom built locomotives from any kit on the market not in our range.
 

The Titfield Thunderbolt

The home of Wild Swan Books Ltd and a specialist railway bookshop, with all leading titles stocked. The complete Wild Swan range is on display and trade enquiries for Wild Swan titles are also welcomed. The shop also stocks model railway supplies, Peco (complete range of 4mm track held in stock), Wills, Ratio, Slaters, limited Bachmann OO, Woodland Scenics etc. Greetings cards, maps modern and historic, postcards. Open Wednesday to Saturday 10.00am to 5.30pm.
 

Train-Tech

Model technology made easy: a range of innovative model railway accessories for both DC and DCC modellers including: OO and N gauge Buffer Lights for DC and DCC just clip into track! Automatic signals - just plug in and work!; SFX Sound capsules for ANY train - motion activated NO Wiring! DCC colour light signals - just clip into track! Easy one Touch DCC decoders for Points and Signals - with NO CVs. Track Tester for DC & DCC - N/TT/OO. Automatic coach lights - NO wiring! LFX Lighting effects
 

Union Mills Models

N Gauge ready to run locomotives, eg - 18 types of LMS, LNER and Southern locomotives.
 

Vintage Miniature Models

Retail suppliers of model road vehicles in N and 2 mm scales. We have our own range of Laser Cut Model Building Kits based on Northern English and Scottish prototypes. Also a range of Laser cut wood and card coastal and river vessels and resin ship fittings that would be seen in British Waters. All the ships can be used with Model Railways
 

Walsall Model Industries

We are suppliers of gauge '0' and gauge 1 also gauge 3 locomotive wheel castings in cast iron also machined wheels available we also do some detail fittings and gauge 1 wagon and loco kits and materials
 

Wessex Transfers

Waterslide decal printing. Specialist in screen printed, Alps micro dry and eco-solvent printed decals and stickers. Laser cutting, engraving and digital flatbed printing on flat and 3D objects. Supplier of all scales of transfers for all types of models, and the only producer/supplier of replica Hornby '0' gauge transfers. Tin printing and producer of a range of ACE Trains / Horton Series 0 gauge vintage style tinplate rolling stock and Mini-Tin miniature tin-signs.
 

Wessex Wagons

Limited edition wagons, 00 and 0 gauges
 

Wickness Models

Wickness Models provides a bespoke DCC conversion service for N, OO and O gauge locomotives. In addition we supply dcc equipment from a portfolio of high quality international suppliers, updated modelling categories
 

Youchoos

British DCC sounds using only the best decoders - Zimo. YouChoos offers a huge and growing range of authentic UK outline sounds for steam, diesel and electric locomotives, as well as a wide range of accessories for enhancing your locomotives including lighting, Seuthe smoke, connectors, stay-alives and much more.

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