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.


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


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)

W.A.Public Transport Authority official site


Models - Societies

Broad Gauge Society

Proto 87 International Team

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


British HO scale Society

The Scale Seven Group

P:87 Special Interest Group


Models - Commercial

ALPS printers: Printers that you can use to make your own decals.

American Models: S scale trains and accessories.

Arttista Accessories: Model train figures.

ASB Hobby Co.: Vehicles, detail parts & construction equipment in 1/48th, 1/64th, HO & N.

Bare-Metal Foil & Hobby Co.: Tools, polyurethane casting resins, mould-making materials, diorama landscaping products, and Bare-Metal Foil.

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

Craig O'Connell's home page: A listing of S Scale manufacturers

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.

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.

The Foundry: 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 scale figures.

Grandt Lines Products: Primary products are plastic architectural details and builders hardware in all modelling scales

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.

New Zealand Finescale: N.Z.R. Sn31/2 models

North Yard New Zealand 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 narrow gauge locomotives and automobiles.

Rank and File Models: 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.

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

Ultrascale Wheels and gears

Models - Individuals

Richard Stallard photos of Richard Stallard's WAGR layout "Marbelup" and stock.

WA Sn3 1/2 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

Ian Allan Ltd British transport publisher

Irwell 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

Andy May's home page