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Useful Links

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Crazie Maisie Model Railways

A family owned local business serving the Ashfield and Mansfield District areas specialising in Model Railway, kits, retro toys and games and model supplies. They have new and used stock for model railways and are dealers for Hornby, Bachmann, Javis and Gaugemaster.  Crazie Maisie offer a 10% discount to Elizabethan Model Railway Society members.

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Railway Modeller 

​Still Britain's most popular model railway monthly magazine with over 800 issues published since it was launched. Always at the very heart of the hobby, and justly proud of its policy to cover all the scales and gauges and topics of interest to both ready-to-run enthusiasts and kit and scratchbuilders alike. 

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Metcalfe Models

Metcalfe Models & Toys Ltd is a first-choice brand for many model railway enthusiasts. From the very first brainwave right up to the present, the company has gone from strength to strength producing card kits to a quality that has never been compromised.​


Footplate has been established for over ten years and continues to grow - going from strength to strength. The business is run by the father and son team of Derek and Richard - both having expansive knowledge of the industry and hobby.  They stock a vast range of model railway products from all of the major manufacturers.

Sherwood Models

Established in 1981 Sherwood Models remains a family business dedicated to traditional values of friendly service, competitive pricing and free help and advice. Their specialisation is in model railways enhanced by their well-known model railway construction business Professional Layout Services.

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Brickyard Models

Brickyard Models owned by Roger Garrett buys and sells model railways.  Other services include repairs and spares, weathering, resprays and renumbering, locos, coaches and wagons.  Roger runs his business from a Facebook page and is based in Newark, Nottinghamshire.

The Historic Model Railway Society

For over 60 years, the HMRS has been helping to record and preserve material on the history of Britain’s railways from the early 1800s up to the present day, and more importantly to make that material available to modellers, researchers and students.

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The Nottingham Model Railway Society

The Bassetlaw (North Notts) Railway Society
The Clay Cross Railway Society
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The UK Model Shop Directory

THE British Railway Modelling Directory on the Internet

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