Links page

This page contains a list of railway sites both prototype and model. Naturally the list reflects my own interests but I hope that it will be useful to others. I am a member of the ARHS and the S Scale Model Railway Society but have no connections with any other organisation mentioned on this page.

Prototype
ARHS N.S.W. division The WA Railfan site
ARHS Queensland division New Zealand Railway and Locomotive society
ARHS S.A. division WA signals page
ARHS Tasmanian division Signalling record society
ARHS Victorian division Roger Palmer's Western Australian Railways page
Rail Heritage WA Transperth official page
Light Railway research society of Australia W.A.Public Transport Authority official site
Hotham Valley Tourist Railway Phil Melling's Rail WA page
Commonwealth Railways page Geraldton Trains page
History of Western Australian Railways And Stations Australian Steam - Preserved Steam Locomotives Down Under
Brookfield rail (was Westnet Rail)

Models - Societies
Broad Gauge Society P:87 Special Interest Group
Historical Model Railway Society Scalefour Society
NMRA: A very large list of primarily American links Pendon museum: 4mm scale modelling at its finest
New Zealand model railway guild: 3'-6" gauge modelling at its best. 009 society
The 2mm Scale Association The S Scale Society
British Nn3 Proto 64: An American S scale group
The 3mm Society The Scale Seven Group
British HO scale Society

Models - Commercial
American Models: S scale trains and accessories.
Arttista Accessories: Model train figures.
Bare-Metal Foil & Hobby Co.: Tools, polyurethane casting resins, mould-making materials, diorama landscaping products, and Bare-Metal Foil.
Banta Modelworks / Building & Structure Co / Tomalco: Manufactures laser cut kits in HO, S and O scales along with S scale detail parts and S standard Sn3 flex track and points.
Bill Bedford Models: Manufacturer of British etched parts.
BTS Structures: Manufacturer of laser-cut kits in HO, S, and O scales.
Cambridge Custom Transfers: Custom made decals
C & L finescale : Track components
Des Plaines Hobbies: Parts, kits, and limited run freight cars in O, S, HO, and N scale. Manufacturer of S Scale America and O brass passenger car kits.
Fine Scale Model Figures: Figures created from 3-D scans of real people - Modern Era styles
Evergreen Styrene: Styrene sheet and sections
The Foundry: The 28mm Wargaming figures some of which are suitable for S scale in the Victorian era (Darkest Africa and Old West ranges).
Fun & Games: Hand painted and unpainted figures.
Grandt Lines Products: Primary products are plastic architectural details and builders hardware in all modelling scales
High Level Kits: Gearboxes
Marks Model works: NZR  Sn3½ model kits
Microscale Decals: World's largest producer of model railroad decals, plus online catalogue.
Model Memories: Custom designed kits and accessories to enhance your buildings, tracks, rolling stock, and fences that will bring your HO or S scale project to life.
Modelu: Finecsale figures created by 3D scanning real people. Avaiable in S Scale.
New Zealand Finescale: N.Z.R. Sn3½ models including McKenzie & Holland signals and some figures.
North Yard: New Zealand Sn3½ parts supplier.
P-B-L: Manufacturer of fine scale Sn3 models and equipment.
Plastruct: Supplier of Plastic Scale Model Parts for miniature scale model building.
Railmaster Exports: Manufacturers of Sn3 narrow gauge locomotives and automobiles.
RANK and File: 28mm War-gaming figures, some of which are suitable for S scale in the Victorian era (Colonial range) and 1920/30's (Call of CTHUHLU range).
Rustall: Simulates rust on any material.
Scale hardware Very, very small nuts, bolts washer s, etc.
Sergent Engineering Knuckle couplers
Showcase Line: S scale and American Flyer Compatible trains from S Helper Service.
Slaters Plastikard: Styrene sheet and kits
South Dock models: N.Z.R models in Sn3½
Ultrascale Wheels and gears

 

Models - Individuals
Richard Stallard: photos of Richard Stallard's  Sn3½ WAGR layout "Marbelup" and stock.
WA Sn3½ blogspot: WAGR modellers blog several contributers
Books, Magazines and Railwayana

A History of WAGR Passenger Carriages. The Title says it all. Use the link to get a copy of the book.

AMRM: Australia's largest model railway magazine
Crecy Publishing: British transport publisher (formerly Ian Allan)
Hesperian press: West Australian History publisher
Irwell Press: British transport publisher
Light Railway Research Society of Australia: Australian publisher
Lightmoor press: British transport publisher
Oakwood Press: British transport publisher
Peco: British manufacturer of track, switches, and accessories. Publisher of "Railway Modeller"
Silver Link Publishing: British transport publisher
Twelveheads press: Obscure British and foreign railways
 

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