DCC sound specialist, full repaints, renumbering and weathering commisions. Limited editions.
Previously submitted Customer Comments
Adam , Glasgow -
30 Oct 2017 -
Hi Just bought a Heljan Beyer Garritt from Olivia,s trains.Straight out the box on to the track through all the points with no problems, which is more than previous locos from another well known retailer could do.Some of them only went round once. The company in question was very good,but I did not want a refund.However that is history.The whole buying experience from Olivia,s. was positive,I also have a class 76 in L.N.E.R.Green,fantastic paint job.So far the new motors are performing well.No connection to Olivia,s trains,just a satisfied customer.
Graham , Matlock -
24 Oct 2017 -
The staff are very friendly and knowledgeable and all their locomotives are on display and easy to view. They will do customisation of numbers, liveries and other details so suit whatever the customer wants.
The best for me, as a novice to digital model railways, is that when my system didn't seem to work at home they encouraged me to bring my controllers and locos into the shop and helped me get it working. I was very grateful for that and for me this is excellent after-sales service. They say they can often do the same thing over the phone.
I'd recommend them to anyone.
John , Southampton -
05 Sep 2017 -
Can't praise Olivia's Trains enough. All the staff are great and no query is too much for them. Always my first choice when buying new trains. I love the way they customise my trains and coaches. Professional and knowledgeable as I often have questions which they answer fully and give sound advice from years of experience. Highly recommended.
Graham , Hull, East Yorkshire -
01 Sep 2017 -
Very good on line service, with speedy delivery and very helpful on the phone with queries. I was able to take advantage of the VAT paid bank holiday offer.
Sandy , North Yorkshjre -
01 Sep 2017 -
This site was recommended by my son, I had Emailed about 20 traders to ask if they had the coaches I required. the answer in every case was no. Tried Olivia's trains and was highly delighted,
Roger , Littleborough. Lancs -
30 Aug 2017 -
Re-built Patriot 45532 Illustrious. Very happy with the work that has been to this loco and to the 5MT that I had requested to be DCC fitted with sound. Would thoroughly recommend. Excellent dealer, polite and great service.
Clive , Scourie Sutherland -
23 Aug 2017 -
Just received a beautifully customised, model of the Hornby Merchant Navy, SHAW SAVILL in wartime matt black
from Olivia's. after previously purchasing the Hornby CHANNEL PACKET. Their staff put a lot of effort in to ensure I got the model I wanted and the result reflects that I will be returning to them next time.
Rosalind , Leconfield Beverley -
18 Aug 2017 -
I have read all the reviews and cannot agree more I have been using this shop for some 8 years and the new refurbishment is second to none. I have never seen so many trains in one shop and the staff are very knowledgeable qnd friendly and never push you into purchasing an item.
David , Buckingham,bucks -
08 Aug 2017 -
Extremely pleased with sound locos collected on my first visit to Olivia's Trains. Particularly impressed with helpful and knowledgeable staff plus huge range of well presented stock. Will certainly visit again.
Edward , Torfaen South Wales -
07 Aug 2017 -
I have dealt with Olivia's Trains for a few years. I am very impressed with the range of models on offer, many discontinued lines. The price is always very competitive and the service is excellent. I have no hesitation in recommending Olivia's Trains.
Peter , Nottingham -
04 Aug 2017 -
Olivia's model railway shop ticks all the boxes. The staff are very knowledgeable and always helpful. The range of locomotives and their specialist DCC fitting is very good. The additional services they offer in locomotive upgrades and detailing make them probably the best retailer in the UK.
I am a very satisfied customer.
Jim , Halifax -
19 Jul 2017 -
I have used Olivia's Trains for almost 8 years now and they have been excellent with all my locomotives having sound fitted along with all the extras like smoke, firebox flicker, lights front and rear if required. Over the years I have had over one hundred locos with all the above features and I am happy to continue our relationship for many years to come. They always advise me on any issues I raise, and more often than not perform miracles with what they can do. I would never attempt to do some of the work they take in their stride. What seems impossible to me they can do - it is not whether or not they can do things but how how would I like the finished product to be.
This is one of the best model railway shops in the Country in my opinion. Whatever you want from your railway - just ask and they will advise how to do it.
Absolutely Brilliant - Thankyou
Just wish they were nearer to where I live rather than 100 mile round trip - trouble is I would be there everyday.
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