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We now have TEN 4mm Slaters Wagons in stock, 8 Midland and 2 LNER/NER.  More will follow in due course and we will list on our website as they become available.
Decals are now being included in the Parkside 4mm kits, the majority of our stock will have the decals included - if in doubt contact us.  We do sell the decals seperately, if you have already purchased kits without decals.
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KDC Hobbies
Bought my 1st N gauge bits from here whilst on holiday July 2019 A++++ nothing was too much trouble, going to use kdc again and again well worth visiting thankyou for helping me on my N gauge journey Trev and Wendy
Trevor, Swindon Wiltshire - 19 Jul 2019 - Five Stars

Hatton's Model Railways Ltd
Excellent Service and Sensible Pricing - excellent all round ! Telephone ordering no problem or on line the same , a joy to deal with !!
Alan, Redditch - 16 Jul 2019 - Four & a half Stars

In Perspective Arts, Crafts & Models
I telephoned to ask if the shop stocked anything relating to model railways, especially N-Gauge. I was hoping for track, buildings, etc. They do not, apart from one or two dioramas.
Michael, Bexhill-On-Sea - 12 Jul 2019 - Two & a half Stars

Pennine Models
Just like model shops used to be, lots of shelves stacked to the ceiling with loads of kits, old as well as new, all at good prices. I was amazed to find this little gem. If you visit, prepare to spend some quality time rummaging, you won't be disappointed, this place is amazing. Always a friendly greeting, staff willing to have a chat. Parking dead opposite with first 30 mins free, but you will need longer than this to have a good look round the shop.Recommended?, you bet, and then some.
Amanda, Huddersfield - 09 Jul 2019 - Five Stars
[Response: "The carpark opposite now charges 30p for an hour and is frequently patrolled by wardens trying to catch those who don't pay out. We objected to the change without success, but it does mean it is rarely full."]

Tutbury Models
A well stocked shop with reasonable prices. Very friendly and helpful owner, who will order items that he does not have in stock. Easy access from A50 and Burton on Trent, free street parking and car park near bye. Well worth visiting, this shop is open 7 days a week. Cash only ( no cards taken ), but cash machine is only a few hundred yards away.
Chris, Burton-On-Trent - 09 Jul 2019 - Four & a half Stars

B & H Models
Still active at the same address, small shop but with a good stock of railway stuff - OO/N locos, and rolling stock and kits and scenic materials by Ratio, Wills, Metcalfe, Dapol, Javis etc. Some boxes of second hand stuff to rummage through. Friendly, helpful proprietor asked if I was looking for something in particular, which I was. They didn't have it in stock and offered to order it for me, but as I was only visiting the area from Lancashire I declined. Worth a visit.
Paul, Burnley Lancashire - 07 Jul 2019 - Four Stars

Hereford Model Centre
I used to visit Hereford a lot for work until late 2013. In early July 2019 I was on holiday in the area and so made a point of popping in again. In fact I did so on 3 days during my week's holiday! It is still a fantastic source of all sorts of models and, while not as cheap as Hattons and Rails of Sheffield can sometimes be, they are reasonably competitive. I bought a couple of models I already knew they held but which are generally no longer available brand new plus some new and second-hand trucks I could not resist. If in doubt, contact them to see if they do have a particular model because their stock is very extensive.
Jeffrey, Horley - 06 Jul 2019 - Four Stars

Trainstop
While on holiday in Herefordshire last week (July 2019), I visited Knighton on one of the days this shop is open. It is certainly worth a visit if you are in the area but it is essential that you check when the shop is open first! Both shops are up the steep high street while the main road passes lower down through the town. You may find that the owner's wife / partner may have the key while she manages her shop next door. She was extremely helpful during my visit. Stock-wise, there was a fair selection of recent Hornby, Heljan, Bachmann, Peco, Oxford and even some rarer models. As an example, there were some early livery Heljan Class 23 diesels. There was also a good selection of Bachmann and Hornby buildings, some of which I do not recall having seen before. The shop does have a web-site although I had trouble using it while on holiday. The shop must be a really useful bonus to modellers in the area who like to see things before they buy them.
Jeffrey, Horley - 06 Jul 2019 - Three & a half Stars

Porthmadog Models
Stayed in barmouth and visited porthmadog for the day.came across porthmadog models by chance.wow.i could of stayed in there all day.if you are staying in the area,a visit to this shop is a must.
David, Winsford Cheshire - 06 Jul 2019 - Five Stars

Western Valley Models
When I and was welcomed by a very pleasant and professional assistant. Was asked what I was looking for and directed to the railway models here I found a good selection of item and got what I had gone for
Tom, Dukinfield Cheshire - 04 Jul 2019 - Five Stars

D K G Hobbies
This is an excellent shop. As an elderly beginner I needed advice and I got it! Small but perfectly formed! Definitely going back to see what else I can get. Very keen prices too!
Victor, Southport - 04 Jul 2019 - Four & a half Stars

Setchfields Models
This shop doesn't advertise in the railway press, so I found it by chance. It's well worth a visit. The range of stock was comprehensive and the prices were competitive. They have all the ready to run stuff from the big manufacturers plus the hard to find tools, materials, kits and accessories that I expect from a proper model shop. Convenient, town centre location. Highly recommended.
Stephen, Hythe, Kent - 03 Jul 2019 - Four & a half Stars

Granary Models
I live in the village very nice staff and very copetative compared to others, great range of stock definatly worth a visit, good sized shop bigger inside than you think
Brian, Swineshead - 30 Jun 2019 - Four Stars

Leigh Models and Hobbies
I wanted a fairly rare and unusual road vehicle in British outline H0 scale and Chris was happy to source it for me and was very reasonable with his pricing, thanks very much indeed, really appreciated. I'm happy to recommend Chris & Hayley for any further needs in any of the major scales, they give great service.
John, Warrington, Cheshire - 28 Jun 2019 - Four & a half Stars

Railway Model Store
Very nice Online store! Friendly stuff and good prices. As a starting collector I am looking to expand my Hornby collection and hope Railway Model Store can keep up the work.
Anthony, London - 19 Jun 2019 - Four & a half Stars

Kernow Model Rail Centre
Whilst in Guildford on Sat 18 June I made a first visit to this very new shop. Upon entering I was very impressed as this a very good railway modelling shop and well stock with not only ready to run but also all the accessory items such scenic materials; paints; adhesives etc. Staff very welcoming, friendly and pleased to have a chat. I did find it a little difficult to locate and would suggest to any potential visitor to have a good map. Once found no problem to return to town centre. Well worth the visit.
John, Chatham - 16 Jun 2019 - Four Stars

Scoonie Hobbies
Was in the area so called in -plenty of airfix,tamiya,trumpeter kits in the front bit plus rc cars,planes,boats,gear etc -round the back was a selection of hornby -and a very small selection of N gauge farish -a few bits of scenery and buildings and a small selection of track . Not the cheapest-but not the less a shop !
Neil, Southport - 09 Jun 2019 - Two & a half Stars

KS Models
Brilliant helpful shop with loads for the scratchbuilder. Great range of materials, plastic, paints etc. Plastruct and loads of brass, styrene sheet etc. Ideal when you can't get to a trade show!
David, Bucks - 08 Jun 2019 - Four & a half Stars

East Coast Railway
Excellent customer service very helpful I have used them many times always found the service to be extremely good. The prices are very good and the stock is ideal if you want to use it to customise it to your own tastes or just use it as it is.
Brian, Flordon - 08 Jun 2019 - Four & a half Stars

Marcway Models & Hobbies
A old school alladins cave takes you back in time .A lot OO stuff and hard to find items here,as well as some 0 gauge items found what I was looking for and was helped by friendly employee well worth a visit
Raymond, Dordrecht - 06 Jun 2019 - Four Stars

Tennents Trains
This shop has being in business for manny a year and it shows why, friendly staff, knowledgable and always Helpful if ya wanna it they`ll find it or get it for you from a tack for the track to a dcc loco or lamps even the odd one off obsolete thingymajig you have being looking for. I know been there got what what I did`nt know was still available for one of my models. Deffo worth a visit anytime
Nicholas, Coventry - 02 Jun 2019 - Four Stars

Tony's Trains of Rugby (Formerly Barby Model Rail)
For a small shop it just about stocks everything thats needed for the railway moddler including a good selection of 2nd hand rolling stock. Price wise it`s veryif not more compatitable with on line sales plus of course there`s the human touch if ya wanna know just ask at the counter . Now on top of all that if it`not in stock just bell tony and he will get it in ready for you to collect or he also do`se mail order. Personally I try and visit roughly 2/3 weeks cause there`s always something surprising in store.
Nicholas, Coventry - 02 Jun 2019 - Four & a half Stars

John Dutfield For Model Railways
A small shop but fully packed with nice models. Has some nice prices on a couple of new models and second hand items. Also well stocked with Bachmann Scalescene and Hornby Skaledale building. I will be visiting again.
Werner, The Netherlands - 26 May 2019 - Four & a half Stars

Roxley Models
This is a small shop, but well stocked. Friendly guys behind the counter and very helpfull. For me a shop worth visiting when in the neighbourhood.
Werner, The Netherlands - 26 May 2019 - Three & a half Stars

Kent Garden Railways
Kent Garden Railways provided a very quick service when I ordered some H0 gauge wagons. As well as automatic order confirmation, within 24 hours I received an individual update of progress. from order to delivery was just four days, and that overa weekend. Excellent service and communication and the goods were well-packed.
Bob, Ashton-Under-Lyne - 22 May 2019 - Five Stars

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