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Banner: Mark's Trains
Mark's Trains

Marks Trains a renowned specialist DCC conversion service. We offer a friendly and reliable bespoke DCC and Sound conversion service in all scales, catering for all budgets with quick turnarounds. We also provide servicing and repairs including electrical repairs, cab and interior detailing, directional and prototypical lighting installations, weathering, kit building, and resprays.

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Micro Miniatures Ltd

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. Scenery lighting controllers, CDU's, PPI's (Points Position Indicators) and Servo Controller Boards available

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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 Express E-Magazine

Model Railway Express E-Magazine. Published FREE every 2 months, no subscription required.

Banner: Model Railway Solutions Limited
Model Railway Solutions Limited

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.

Banner: Model Train Catalogue
Model Train Catalogue

Model Train Catalogue keeps your valuable model collection organised allowing you to manage your valuable assets. Add up how much they are all worth. Is your collection adequately insured? Simple and intuitive to use. Hundreds of current users worldwide. For Windows 2000/XP/Vista/Windows7/Windows8/8.1/10 only. Free full-Featured Demo available to download and try.

Banner: The Model Tree Shop
The Model Tree Shop

We are suppliers of high quality scale model trees and now Martin Welberg and Tasma landscaping materials for discerning modellers! Suitable for most gauges of model railways, wargaming, architectural models, cake decorators, dolls houses, gifts etc. The list is endless!

Banner: Model-R Studio
Model-R Studio

With over 50 years of model making experience Model-R Studio can create custom built model railway layouts, scenery, dioramas and buildings for you in most scales. Specialising in detailed scenic layouts in HO, HOe, 00, OO9, On30 and G scale, custom model rock face, weathered buildings and ready to place cameo scenes for any layout

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Modelmaster Jackson Evans

OUR WEBSITE lists over 5.000 different Waterslide and Dryprint Model Railway and Model Bus Decals & Transfers, plus over 14,000 Etched Nameplates and detailing parts for 2mm, 3mm, 4mm and 7mm scales. We have been established since 1978, and accept Visa, Mastercard and Paypal as payment. Our website is HTTPS secure, and padlocked for your Online security A new project for 2020 is the production of high quality LOCO KITS and GLASGOW TRAMCARS

Banner: Mountain Lake Model Railways
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.


M B Model Railway Products


M B S Models

MBS Models supply etches and kits in 7mm scale Gauge O. Currently avaiable are etches for a 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. GCR Barnum all third coach kit and a GCR Barnum brake third coach kit to be added to the range in the near future , these coaches will be available as RTR on request. GCR/LNER J63 0-6-0 Tank engine kit to be added at a later date. All news and details on our website

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. JH, Mashima (1833 and 1626) and SM (1532) 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, 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 and 1/1250th. The 1/1250th scale also come full assembled and painted if you prefer. We now manufacture our own range of N, OO Gauge Narrow Boats and other watercraft for railway layouts. O Gauge figures also available.

M V L Bridges

MVL Bridges is a one-man operation specialising in the supply 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  **Updated**

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.

Made in Manchester Models

Industrial scale model manufacturer, wide range of metal constructed model fuel storage tanks in OO and O gauge along with an increasing range of ready built laser cut industrial models for both the UK, European & USA markets

Mainline & Maritime

Publishers of Locomotives International magazine, and numerous books on railways of all gauges in the UK and around the world, Mainline & Maritime is fast gaining a reputation as the the leading publisher of unusual and specialist books. Note that we do not deal in second hand books.

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

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Marc Models


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.


- [Closed as far as we are aware]

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 Models

Model making business building plastic kits of aircraft, cars, ships, military vehicles to the customer specification. Also undertake large commercial projects. Painting and model renovation service.

Markits (UK) Ltd

Manufacturers, wholesalers 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 produces top-quality, limited edition, fine scale 0 gauge and Scale 7 gauge ready-to-run model UK 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 £1.70 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 7mm, 10mm, & 1/32. Also produce a reducing range of 4mm loco, coach and wagon kits, most of which will be discontinued in the near future. Narrow gauge stock is also a speciality.

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.)  **Updated**

Metcalfe Models & Toys Ltd

Card Modelling from the modellers first choice.

Meteor Models

- [Closed as far as we are aware]


Manufacturer & supplier of '00' scale London Transport Underground tube train models & accessories.

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

- [Permanently Closed]

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

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.

Milford Models

- [Permanently Closed]

Mill Lane Sidings

- [Permanently Closed]

Millfield Models

- [Closed as far as we are aware]

Milton Locomotive Works

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


- [Closed as far as we are aware]

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 Railway 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

- [Permanently Closed]

Model Display Cases

- [Closed as far as we are aware]

Model Engineering Products

Diesel outline battery electric locomotioves and rolling stock, fully machined self assembly kits for both locomotives and rolling stock in both 5' Gauge and 7 1/4' Gauge. ready to run also supplied please inquire for prices

Model Enthusiasts

Established in 2004, Model Enthusiasts are MSS Garden Rail specialists. We can help you enter and develop this amazing live steam railway hobby. We supply MSS Locos and rolling stock as kits or fully built. Gauge 0 track is also stocked. Here you have everything to create you very own awesome garden railway. Pick our brains - we are here to help. 0777 552 1452 ask for Trevor.

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. All our products are made using enamel coated wire and fitted with appropriate end terminals, which allows for a solder free and easy installation.

Model Railway Developments

- [Closed as far as we are aware]

Model Railway Doctor

- [Permanently Closed]

Model Railway Scenics Layouts & Diorama Co

- [Permanently Closed]

The Model Railway Signal Company

- [Closed as far as we are aware]

Model Railway Signs

Range of signs, posters and billboards for all eras and gauges for U.K. And worldwide model railway layouts. Printed on high gloss 180g card. Also a range of full photo backscenes. Also special Kato N gauge Japan and Glacier Express signage 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.

Modell Ost

Locomotive scratch and kit building service for 4mm, O, and 1 standard and narrow gauges, with the emphasis on outside framed prototypes, and the smaller and more obscure prototypes. DJH Model Loco specialist.

Modelling Electronics

With over 15 years of experience in the electronics industry modelling electronics now supplies a range of electronic components, switches and electronic circuits dedicated to the hobbyist. Our electronic components and switches are aimed at hobbyist such as, model rail / model railroad, dolls houses and hobbyist electronic enthusiasts. All our circuits are made by humans rather than assembly lines so that we can help growth by employing staff within the UK, by buying from us your are helping e

Modelling Tools

Est. 1993, we retail scale modelling tools & supplies. Attend over 30 shows a year as well as selling Online & over the phone. We stock everything from glues, abrasives, paint, a wide range of general & specialist tools, finishing supplies, weathering materials. Ranges stocked inc. EZline, Detailing wire, little-lenses, AK, Mig, Vallejo, Harder & Steenbeck airbrushes, Sparmax airbrushes, Swann Morton, Hold & Fold, RP-Toolz , Glues of all sorts, Modelcraft Tools & other hard to find products


ModelSigns is the go to place for custom signage for your model railway or diorama. We design, print and post your signs, all you have to do is decide where you want them! We also specialise in small accessories for your models, we stock an evolving range of accessories designed to help bring your scene to life.


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


We specialise 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.


- [Listing Suspended]

Modern Image Models

- [Closed as far as we are aware]

Modern Motive Power Plus Classic Commercials

Manufacturers of fine scale etched & Cast 7mm kits covering Diesel Locomotives, BR Coaching Stock, LMS & BR Freight Stock and Lineside Subjects. 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. Plus 1:43rd Road Vehicles.

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 , BR Standard 9F all in 7mm scale. Possible we may release some 4mm kits 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 (Australia)

Manufacturers and retailers of Electronics for Model Railways specializing in controllers.

Morley Controllers (UK)

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 OO/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.

Motor Books

- [Closed as far as we are aware]

Mountford Metal Miniatures Ltd

- [Closed as far as we are aware]

Mousa Models

Railway kits for 4mm, and 7mm Scales

Mozzer Models

- [Permanently Closed]

Mrrails Ltd

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

Mudmagnet Models

Bespoke building of model railway buildings and detail parts, from kits or scratchbuilt. Small range of 3D printed items.  **Updated**

Mulberry Modelling Works

Here at MMW, we deal in the design & creation of bespoke model railways, to any scale/gauge combination, in-particular specialising in those of the diorama style, and the narrow gauge enthusiast. 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.
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This page last updated 10 August, 2020