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For forty years we have been helping and inspiring people of all ages and abilities around the world to get involved in narrow gauge railway modelling in the scales of 14 to 16mm to the foot, usually in the real environment of their gardens, and often using real live steam model locomotives. Read more...

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Photo of the Week No. 485

Yeo drifts over the viaduct on the Guildford Model Engineering Society’s garden line in the late autumn sunshine. The locomotive and carriages are Accucraft. Photo: Robert Hannaford.

Our Photo of the Week section is regularly updated with pictures provided by our members. If you have a photograph that you would like to be considered, please contact us at

January 2019 – Quick Change Glyn Valley Tram

By Alan Hodgson.


The Glyn Valley Tramway (GVT) was originally a horse drawn, gravity tramway carrying quarried materials to a canal. When it converted to steam around 1890, the tram style locos had shrouded wheels and valve […]

We love to showcase our members’ work and models in the Model of the Month section. If you have a model (not only locomotives) that you would like to write about for a future month then please contact us at

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Mar 02

All-Day Steam-Up

2 March, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Mar 09

Fête du Train à Vapeur

9 March, 10:00 am - 6:00 pm