Ron Lines is a model railway shop run by enthusiasts for enthusiasts. We have a large selection of pre-owned model railways, as well as new PECO, Hornby, Bachmann, Graham Farish, Metcalfe and much more. We also have a website which has a large selection of our pre-owned locomotives. We also purchase your unwanted railways, whether its a single item or collection, anything considered.
Previously submitted Customer Comments
Chris , Chester -
27 Nov 2016 -
RonLines must one of the very best model railway shops. I live on the Wirral but always call to see Ron and his extremely helpful and knowledgeable team whenever visiting relatives in Southampton. The stock range is superb and the second hand stock immense. The claim is 'perhaps the biggest second hand stock on the south coast'. I would say anywhere as all the stock is readily on view, neatly arranged and displayed and above all at reasonable prices, not like my local shops highly inflated S/H prices. Highly recommended and well worth a 240 mile journey!
John , Totton, Southampton -
24 Nov 2015 -
Ron and his staff have all the product knowledge and helpfulness about railways, that you will need to know. The entire composition of the shop is `perfect`. It has easy access to all display cabinets of stock and adequately well lit too. You will always get a friendly and warm welcome when you go in, unlike some other model railways shops that I have visited. This shop is in an absolutely perfect location, with easy parking and `must` not be missed when in the southampton or south hampshire area. I totally recommend a visit to see ron and his helpful staff.
Neil , Southport Merseyside -
11 Sep 2015 -
Was in the area-So I called in again ( 5-6 years since I last called ) new bright airy shop -Good staff and ron as freindly as ever ! Nearly always has a good stock of second hand N gauge -And was made up to find what ive spent two years looking for -Bonus !!! Well worth a visit !
Harvey , Fareham Hampshire -
03 Mar 2015 -
What an excellent shop. Welcoming, helpful and well stocked, friendly owner and staff. New location a few doors up a lot brighter.
Pete , Netley Abbey, Hampshire -
20 Feb 2015 -
The ron lines shop has moved recently, but is still in the same block in shirley road. Same helpful and knowledgeable staff, same wide range of new and used product, in different scales and with uk and us outlines, but with a bonus of more room.
John , Paso Ancho,chiriqui, Panama RP. -
02 Oct 2014 -
I was very impressed with the friendliness and the range of items available, panama has nothing like this for an ex-Pat. Liked the tea ron.Will make a point of returning on my next return to uk, and all items I purchased got back safely, transporting lengths of peco track in baggage is a problem. But I would highly recommend ron lines to anyone passing thru southampton.
Richard , Southampton -
13 Feb 2014 -
Visited this retailer who I found very helpful didnt have a track tester in stock only a broken one which he repaired and gave me free of charge hows that for service just wish more retailers were like this. thanks again ron
Tim , Chandlers Ford Hampshire -
11 Jan 2013 -
Always seems to have something you want. Please be aware that they are now closed for luch from 1300 to 1400. Good selection of second hand items, and some new items. Very friendly and knowlegable staff. Can recomend a visit. Parking is best done in the laybys on opposite side of the road as very limited on pavement parking outside the shop, behind the bus stop. Plenty of side streets to park in too. Great for part exchanging model railway items. There are also some railway books for sale. Caters for most gauges I have seen plenty of N and OO some G also. Will test run any locomotives prior to purchase.
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