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Mike's Joinery Ltd

General bespoke joinery manufacturers and installers based on the Wirral peninsula. We offer a specialised service in model baseboard manufacture to suit all scales from the traditional style crossbraced timber frame with ply or 'sundeala' top to the contemporary open frame all ply design. Exhibition standard baseboards feature our unique 'Alignment Spline' system to ensure accurate alignment and the assembly couldn't be easier as all bolts locate in captive nuts. Please see our website.

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Model Rail

13 issues per year model railway modelling magazine, plus other regular publications including 'How to Build a Model Railway', 'Great British Model Railways' and the annual 'Britain's Model Trains' guide to RTR models. Also a producer of exclusive limited edition models.

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Model Railway Solutions

Manufacturers and suppliers of bespoke and stock size baseboards/legs/lighting pelmets and model railway systems, built to order or supplied kit form to anywhere worldwide. We also provide a weathering and detailing service and supply a huge range of stock including our own self adhesive track underlay. All this and more can simply be ordered from our website, or catch us with our trade stand at a forthcoming exhibition near you!

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Model Scenery Supplies

Model Scenery Supplies is an internet based shop. Supplying thousands of items you need to build realistic terrains and landscapes from the base board right through to the finishing touches and details.

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The Model Tree Shop

We are suppliers of high quality scale model trees and landscaping materials for discerning modellers! Suitable for most gauges of model railways, wargaming, architectural models, cake decorators, dolls houses, giftsThe list is endless!

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Model Railway Express Magazine. Published FREE, no subscription required.


M & M Models

M&M Models Distributors of Finely Engineered O Gauge Brass Etched Wagons Kits. Welcome wheels ( c/w ball bearings ) Welcome sprung buffers. Test Roads and modelling aids, Miniature Bearings, Delrin Chain and sprockets .Timing belt drive kits for most diesels BR wagon decals. Laser wood tech products from Poppy's, resin containers for Conflats, resin platform edges brick, stone and concrete

M B Model Railway Products

Making bespoke products for the Railway Modeller in all gauges. Corridor Connectors in 4mm & 2mm

M B S Models

MBS Models supply etches and semi-kits in 7mm scale Gauge O. Currently avaiable are etches for an 0-6-0 Midland Well Tank a 4-4-0 North London Tank a 2-4-0 GER Little Sharpie a GWR 70ft Diag M/N railmotor and a 9ft GWR volute bogie. MBS models also build the mentioned kits as RTR.

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.

M S C Models

MSC Motors and Gearboxes for Gauge 0 and Gauge 1. XL, JH and Mashima 1833 and 1626 motors with single or double reduction solid brass/aluminium gearboxes. Plus Canon 1833 motors fitted with MT helical solid brass gearboxes (Formerly marketed by Ron Chaplin). Gearboxes also available separately. All available in various ratios. Stock boxes in 3 sizes, coach wheels, flywheels, point motors, etc.

M T Miniatures Ltd

We supply a wide range on waterline model ship kits in resin and white metal. These kits are in the following scales: 1/700th, 1/1250th and 1/1800th. The 1/1250th scale also come full assembled and painted if you prefer.

M V L Bridges

MVL Bridges produce and supply a range of sturdy model bridges constructed from small size aluminium sections. Although not based on any specific examples the bridges are intended for scenic garden railways and are suited to a range of narrow and standard scales. Models are offered in bespoke sizes and in a range of standard lengths. We are continually developing new designs which will bring that sense of character and individuality to the miniature line.

Mabex Products

Waterslide transfers for commercial vehicles, trams, military, emergency services, Fairground, Circus, lorries and many more.

Macc Model Engineering Supplies Ltd

Model engineering supplies.

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.

Mamod Ltd

Manufacturers of working steam models which includes

Manston Models by Andy Hopper

I build model railway locomotives and rolling stock from kits, and scratch build wagons. I specialise in Southern Railway types, particularly ex SECR as I have been modelling these for many years. My exhibition layout Manston Airport is well known, and virtually all of the stock on that was built by me. I will construct entire layouts of modest size. For further details and to contact me please visit my website ***manstonmodels****** and I will be pleased to discuss your project with you.

Marc Models

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

Marcle Models

Scale model card kits of aircraft, ships, vehicles, architecture and others. Manufacturer of the SD14 General Cargo Ship 1:70 scale model kit, winner of the 1982 Shipwrights Model Competition at Guildhall, London. Retailer of Ben Hurdle's Paper Pipe Organ.

Mark Hughes Models

4mm scale bus and tram kits and fittings, passenger shelters and scenic accessories, tramway overhead fittings. Also a few items in 7mm scale and 6mm/1:50.

Mark's Trains

Mark's Trains provides a bespoke DCC and Sound conversion service in all scales. Quality decoders of choice can be supplied and fitted, with options of installing stay-alive capacitors, cab detailing with prototypical lighting, and cab/interior lighting. Train crew can also be installed as part of the cab detailing service. We also provide electrical repairs including lighting boards (Dapol PCB's), a servicing and repair service, and decoder diagnostics.

Markits (UK) Ltd

Manufacturers, wholsealers and retailers of the MARKITS / Romford Models range of wheels and components in 2mm 4mm 7mm & Gauge 1 scales.

Martin Bott Bookdealers Ltd

One of the UK's leading dealers in secondhand, out of print and rare Transport and Industrial History books & ephemera - Railways / Trams / Buses/ Shipping / Modelling. Worldwide coverage. Quality Transport books always wanted - top prices paid.

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.

Mckendrick Model Arts

Red Panda wagon kits and parts.

Megapoints Controllers

British designer and manufacturer of control boards for servo based point motors. The MegaPoints Controller allows up to 12 sets of points to be operated by standard radio control type servos. With servo prices as low as £1.35 in the UK this board allows access to inexpensive motors for your model railway layout. See the web site for instructional videos, product details or to download the documentation.

Mercian Models

Locomotive, coach and wagon kits are produced mainly etched brass and nickel silver in in 3.5mm, 4mm, 7mm, 10mm, & 1/32. Also produce a range of 4mm and 7mm Narrow gauge loco, coach and wagon kits.

Mercig Studios

Specialist in showcase quality N gauge weathering, renumbering, detailing, resprays and conversions.

Metalsmith (Leeds) Ltd

Metal stockists. Brass, nickel-silver in sheet, rod, wire, tube and bar. Huge stocks of fine milled brass sections (Angles, channels, T sections etc.)

Metcalfe Models & Toys

Card Modelling from the modellers first choice.

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.


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

Micro Miniatures

Control your points motors using infra-red remote control. Also control your trackside, platform and buildings lighting by infra-red remote control. Flicker Flame effects for candle or oil lamp lighting.


Micro-Mark is THE on-line source for hard-to-find tools and supplies for hobby, professional and educational model building.

Middleton Press

Details of all 296 current books on Railways/Tramways/Trolleybuses/Waterways/Military & Local History.

Midland Carriage Works

Welcome to Midland Carriage Works. We produce the ex Janick / Oldbury Models Etched Brass Coach kits in 7mm scale for the Midland Railway.

Midland Railway Centre

Manufacturer of the famous Rivet Embossing Tool and other tools and modelling aids for the kit and scratch-builder. Modular baseboard system & fiddle-yard cassettes. Turntable kits in 4mm & 7mm scales. Agents for Proxxon tools & accessories. Sole stockist of original Bond's varnish-fix transfers.

Midland Scale Regulators

Midland Scale Regulators design and manufacture DCC controllers and accessories. Our flagship product is the Model SC10 DCC shuttle controller, which can control DCC locomotives in manual mode or shuttle mode with terminus and through stations.

Mike Pett Railway Figures

Railway Figures A range of OO and O gauge figures, available by post and from our shop. Also Railway Plaques in wood, also Button Badges for Clubs and Exhibitions, etc

Milford Models

We produce laser cut bridge & building kits in 4mm & 7mm scales, plus we undertake bespoke projects in any scale. We also stock Servonaut & Veroma electronics for Tamiya 1:14 scale model trucks.

Mill Lane Sidings

N gauge Kits for wagons, GWR coaling stage, the Track Mop track cleaner and storage cassettes.

Millfield Models

Super detailing and resprays

Milton Locomotive Works

32/45mm SM32/SM45 Narrow Gauge Live Steam & Aster Gauge 1 parts, Mail Order Only

Minerva Model Railways Ltd

Minerva Model Railways designs, manufactures and distributes a growing range of 7mm scale 0 Gauge RTR locomotives at value-for-money prices. The firm is owned by Chris Basten and Chris Klein who are both accomplished model-makers. The models are only available directly from Minerva by mail order, the Minerva web-site shop and the Minerva stand at selected model railway shows.

The Miniature Supply Co Ltd

Miniature Railway Equipment - 5'g - 7 1/4'g - 10 1/4' - 15'g Steel Flat Bottom Rail, Fittings, Sleepering - steel or Re-cycled Plastic Pointwork, Point levers, Miniature Railway Track Dan Jevons Steam and Diesel Castings Product range of British Battery Electric 5'g and 7 1/4'g locomotive Scaleway Signals Product range 1/4 size and 1/2 size Signals Signs and leverframes John Tipton Scale Display Track product range 2 1/2'g 3 1/2'g 5'g and 7 1/4'g chaired track kits with scale Bull head rail

Minx Microdrives

A model railway point and signal actuator system with unique features - a very small motor driven actuator, automatic self calibration of point throw range, and an alarm if there is a fault or obstruction. Signal movement has variable bounce. Very simple to use and set up within seconds.

Model Display Cases

Model Display Cases are a branch of 'Display Case International' makers of quality bespoke display cases and cabinets and have over many years made display cases of self assembly construction in solid wood and glass, however, with the increase cost of both these materials we are offering a more affordable but still a quality display case handmade, glazed in acrylic with framework in Tulip Wood or MDF to your own dimensions, for you to stain–paint–or finish as you require.

Model Lighting Solutions

Hand made lighting systems for RC, Scale & Railway Models & Dioramas.

Model Rail Baseboards

We manufacture modular baseboard systems. Custom made to order our baseboards are supplied fully assembled, just bolt on the legs and they are ready to use. We manufacture helices, storage units and display cases. We also offer a professional layout service, we build layouts to any stage. Track laying, wiring, scenery and control panels.

Model Rail Signs and Totems

Vintage BR Style Totem Signs in Aluminium Composite.

Model Rail UK Ltd

ModelRail UK - a company set up purely to satisfy the needs of a returning model rail enthusiast who wishes to offer a complete product to customers. All the products will be of a high quality, simple to set up, easy to operate, yet still competitively priced. We will offer a full two year guarantee plus a returns policy that is user friendly.

Model Railway Developments

4mm scale - Coach and Wagon suspension systems. Coach bogie and underframe system. Sprung buffers for wagons and coaches. Enhancement kits for Iron Mink etc. Edwardian Figures and animals as unpainted whitemetal castings. Etched brass kits for 7mm scale wagons of the Darjeeling and Himalayan Railway (Narrow gauge 00 or 14mm gauge.

Model Railway Doctor

Model Railway Repair Service from Gauge N to 00. Official Hornby Railways service repair and spares centre. Hornby, Triang, Hornby Dublo, Wrenn, Bachmann, G/Farish, Minitrix and more repaired. Email with enquiry. Hornby Zero 1 Masters repaired plus modules supplied and fitted. Hornby and Bachmann decoders supplied fitted. Good reconditioned locos always available.

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 **Updated**

The Model Railway Signal Company

We have been selling model railway accessories on the internet for the past 17 years worldwide and have 60 years model building experience. We have developed a range of Model Railway Signal Kits supplied in plastic materials. We can also supply working colour light and semaphore signals. Nunerous help pages are available on the internet for everybody to access and use. DCC installation and product selection advice is provided. We are open 365 days of the year and ship orders worldwide.

Model Steam Specialists

Distributors of working steam and vintage models, accessories and kits.


Suppliers of the Modelex range of controllers and electronic modules. Wide range of scratchbuilding materials, Hand and miniature power tools and electronic components stocked. **Updated**

Modell Ost

Scratch and kit building service for 4mm, O, and 1 standard and narrow gauges, specialising on the smaller and more obscure prototypes.

Modelling Tools

Established 1993, we retail modelling tools and supplies to all sorts of modellers. We attend about 40 shows a year as well as selling over the phone and Online. Stocking everything from glues, abrasives, paint, a wide range of general & specialist tools, finishing supplies, weathering materials. Ranges stocked include, EZline, Detailing wire, little-lenses, AK, Mig, Vallejo, Harder & Steenbeck, Sparmax, Swann Morton, Hold & Fold tools, Glues of all sorts, Modelcraft Tools and Loads more

Modelmaster - Jackson-Evans

Modelmaster: Nearly 3000 different Waterslide and Dryprint Model Railway & Model Bus Decals, plus over 9, 000 Jackson-Evans Nameplates, detailing parts and kits for 2mm, 4mm and 7mm. We have been established for over thirty years, and can accept Visa, Visa Debit, Mastercard and Maestro as payment. Our website is a secure, padlocked site which is administered by Sagepay, the largest provider of Online payment security in the U.K.


Modelmates weathering spray is a translucent spray dye, not an acrylic paint. Modelmates colours have dirty tones to them which makes things look old and weathered. It dries fast and is easy to use. Its water soluble. Spray some into a dish and let it dry. Wet it and it will dissolve and behave similar to a water colour paint and can be brush applied. Spray it onto a non-porous surface, let it dry, then smudge and wipe it with a damp tissue to create a weathered effect.


Synthetic lubricants and electro/mechanical cleaner. Slippery Sid wire in tube point operating systems. MinVac miniature vacuum cleaner. Electro Mechanical Solvent Cleaner for track cleaning. Coloured insulated wire for point, signal and track electrical power etc. Up, Up and aWeigh base board lifting kits.


Welcome! ModelSigns is a website where you can find signage for your model railway, in OO and N gauge. The website has a variety of free signs that can be downloaded and printed off at home, we also offer a bespoke sign service where we design signs to your specifications.


Model Buildings Range of Figures - Station Staff/Workmen - Standing & Seated Figures A Great range of Accessories Screen Printed Plastic Hoarding & Advertising Brass Signs **Updated**


We are a new company based in Mid Wales specialising in high resolution 3D printing of scale figures and detailed component parts. Our services include 3D design commissions, 3D body scanning and 3D printing. Our range of finescale figures are created using 3D body scanning and high resolution DLP printing, the combination of which deliver outstanding levels of realism. We cater for all scales and print up to O gauge in house using our DLP printers.


DCC decoder fitting to 4mm, 7mm and Gauge 1 locomotives and MUs. This can include sound, lights and smoke as required. Lights (Internal and red oil lamps) fitted to coaches. We can fit DCC sound to work on DC/Analogue layouts Ă¯Â¿Â½ in particular in 7mm.

Modern Image Models

3d printed N gauge models of network rail infrastructure trains

Modern Motive Power

Manufacturers of fine scale etched & Cast 7mm kits covering Diesel Locomotives, Coaching Stock, Multiple Units, LMS & BR Freight Stock and Lineside Subjects. These are mainly from the BR-era but also include some Pre-Nationalisation items. We also produce Detail Sets for some 7mm RTR locomotives and for several 7mm Slaters wagon kits. Some of the Trackside Subjects are also available in 4mm & 10mm scales.

Modern Outline Kits

Locomotive kits for classes Collett 14/48xx, 54/64xx, Stanier 8F, Maunsell/Urie king Arthur (N15), Q1, BR Standard Class 2-6-4 4MT Tank, BR Standard Class 4MT Mogul, GWR Armstrong 4-4-0, DeGlehn La France, Ivatt 4F all in 7mm scale. Some kits in 4mm coming, possible LMS Jinty, 1833, Crab for 00, EM and S4.


We manufacture Mechanically Interlocked Lever Frame Kits. These are custom designed by the modeller using SigScribe4 - our free interlocking design software.

Modula Layouts

Modula Layouts supply a range of ready to run model railways in N gauge and 00 gauge. We will also make baseboards to customer requirement, and build the model railway on them. Baseboards are made from quality plywood, braced for stability and sealed against damp. Track is pinned to the board with a cork underlay, and the layout is wired for operation. Options are available to install point motors, install live frog points and to ballast the track.

Morley Controllers

Manufacturers of the V series of DC model railway controllers each with a CDU on-board and 12V DC accessory outputs. The Vesta N twin track and Vortrak N four track are dedicated to N gauge, the Vector twin track and Vortrak four track cover 00/HO/N and all small gauges plus the Vanguard twin track gives '0' gauge locomotives perfect performance. See detailed entry or E-mail us with your queries. Full after sales service.

Morley Controllers (Australia)

Manufacturers of Electronics for Model Railways.

Motley Miniatures

Railway people.

Mountain Lake Model Railways

We are a specialist manufacturer of bespoke Briefcase layouts, usually in Z and N scales (Other scales considered - I have a briefcase layout for exhibition in HOfnarrow gauge). I also undertake part builds to help you create your own small layout in a case. I have also taken commissions for table top layouts in Z, N and OO gauges up to 6ft long. There is plenty to see in the website gallery and on the Mountain lake Model Railways Facebook page. Layouts often available for immediate sale.

Mountford Metal Miniatures Ltd

N gauge, OO gauge, O gauge railway accessories, figures, barges, narrow boats, locks, trawler, jet skis, windsurfers, canoeist, fishermen, rowing boats and many associated waterside accessories. All suitable for adding extra detail to garden and indoor layouts. 1250 scale waterline ship models in resin and metal castings all available in kit and assembled and painted form to very high standards. We also offer a full production service for special commissions for dealers and collectors.

Mousa Models

Railway kits for 4mm, and 7mm Scales

Mozzer Models

Mozzer Models is a rolling stock kit building service I mainly build wagons and coaching stock in most scales in the past I have built models in 4mm, 7mm & 16mm scales both standard gauge & narrow gauge

Mr Rails

Suppliers of model railway sound cards/boards for both baseboard and in loco mounting including the now famous whistle unit as reviewed in Feb 2010 issue of Garden Rail. Sound samples of all products available on the web site. Company moto

Mr Soundguy

Sound Decoders

Mudmagnet Models

Bespoke building of model railway layouts, from baseboards, track to fully scenic. Small to medium layouts to exhibition standard. Kit building and scratchbuilding buildings. Scratchbuilding detail parts.

Mulberry Modelling Works

Here at MMW, I deal in the design & construction of bespoke model railways, built to any scale/gauge combination, particularly specialising in those of the diorama style. Other services include kit construction, be it locomotives, rolling stock, or layout items such as structure/buildings, along with loco repairs & servicing. For more information and to view examples of my work, please visit my website, and feel free to contact me should you wish for a quote.

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

Murton Scale Miniatures

Manufacturer and supplier of unique Model Railway items in N, OO, O, and G gauge. Including Lighting and Effects Controllers, Signs/Posters, Vending Machines, Information Displays, Bridges, Buildings, Clocks, Cameras and lots more.


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.
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