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Unit 36-38 Market Village,  South Parade, Sutton Coldfield,  West Midlands B72 1QU

   07981 757023
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Credit Cards accepted
Opening Hours: MON - FRI 10.30am - 4.30pm; SAT 9.00am - 4.30pm
Worldwide Export: No
Model Types Stocked:


6th August 2019


Stockists of:

- British Outline - North American Outline -
Manufacturers stocked:
Bachmann, Hornby, Peco, Woodland Scenics, Gaugemaster, Slaters, Wills, Metcalfe, K&S Metals, Plastruct, Humbrol, Farish, Dapol, Oxford Rail, Oxford Diecast
Scales & Gauges:
2mm, 4mm, 7mm,
N, OO, O
Other Model Railway Products Stocked:
Rolling Stock Kits, Track, Trackside Accessories, Scratchbuilding Materials, Secondhand Items
Other Modelling Products Stocked:
Paints & Glues, Plastic & Card kits, Scenic Materials, Scratchbuilding Materials, Tools
Services Available:
- Modelling Advice - Service & Repairs - DCC Decoder Fitting -

Hobbyrail is now in the centre of Sutton Coldfield. Stockists of Hornby, Peco, Bachmann, Farish, Woodland Scenics, Expo, Gaugemaster, Oxford Rail and Diecast. Slaters, Wills, Dapol and Metcalfe Kits. K & S Metals, Plastruct, Balsa and Obeechi wood. Humbrol Paints and various modellers glues and tools etc. Locomotive repair/servicing, DCC decoder fitting and base board building service. A friendly and helpful service always provided.
[RateIT] [Write a Review] Current Rating: Four & a half Stars
 Previously submitted Customer Comments

Philip , Coventry - 23 Nov 2019 - Five Stars
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.

Robert , Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands - 24 Aug 2018 - Four & a half Stars
Bought an N gauge layout from Hobbyrail, Barrie spent a few hours with me at the shop going though the wiring to check it was ok and making sure my loco ran ok.

Peter , Lichfield - 03 Jul 2018 - Five Stars
I recently acquired an N gauge set that had been dismantled over 10yrs ago with 5 engines, Barry spent over an hour with going through the basics and testing the engines for me. Have had trouble procuring the IPA as chemists no longer sell it, got some off Amazon. Once I have completed the base support units I shall be back V. From Lichfield

Mike , Royal Sutton Coldfield - 04 Jan 2018 - Five Stars
Popped into Hobby Rail today Jan 4th, even better now as the premises have been extended, and nice to see Barry and the gang. Highly recommended with bargains galore.... Nice to be able to chat with enthusiastic people. Looking forward to many satisfying visits during 2018

Jeremy , Sutton Coldfield - 19 Apr 2017 - Four Stars
Very helpful, willing to give good advice and recommend alternatives. Stocks a reasonable range of items but always willing to order. Publicises local clubs and shows very well.

John , Great Barr Birmingham - 21 Oct 2016 - Four Stars
Much better location,easy to find and as usual very friendly and helpful WELL WORTH A VISIT.Very willing to order special items and very speedy delivery.Just one point GOOGLE shows shop as old location and "permanently closed" could well be costing them trade

Chris , Tamworth - 06 Apr 2016 - Four & a half Stars
Litttle hard to find with google but worth it after . Very spaceshush with top brands on offer Nice people to chat to So glad hobby rail is back but under New people

Wayne , Birmingham B28 9bh - 21 Dec 2015 - Four Stars
I am so glad hobbyrail has a new place to buy things to do with model railways etc, etc. In the heart of sutton coldfield.


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