Links to UK Miniature Gauge Railways
(under 15" gauge)

   The following railway sites are generally commercial operations where the public are able to watch or ride trains, rather than static museums and a few narrow gauge 15" sites are included.
Please let me know of errors or changes and details of any newly opened sites that you find. Thank you.

1) Recommended general links

Miniature and Model Railways of Britain - The definitive guide to Britains Miniature Railways, News about miniature railways, garden railways and miniature engineering etc. by Ian Thomas. (unavailable)
Miniature Railways E-mail Group Forum - Join the new email discussion list devoted to miniature railways in the UK between 7 and 15 inch gauge. To subscribe, simply send a blank email to: UK Miniature Railways
Minor Railways Online - For about 3 you can purchase 'Minor Railways' from here. It is a complete list of the UK's standard, narrow and miniature gauge sites AND its tramways and cliff railways, together with locations by county and suitable contact numbers etc. (temp unavailable)
Narrow Gauge Railway Society - An enthusiasts group for those interested in narrow gauge railways.
U.K. Heritage Railways - Everything including loco database. (unavailable)


Delphi Railroad Forum - By Bob Harbison's (unavailable)
Fincken Miniature Railways (unavailable)
Grand Scales Quarterly magazine.
Knightley Light Railway 7" - Locomotive Engineers site (unavailable)
Little Trains (unavailable)
Live Steaming - An international site devoted to Model Engineering Societies, hosted by Ron Stewart. (no longer maintained)

NMRA list of railroad sites - Internet Railroad Directory (unavailable)
Princess Royal Class Locomotive Trust - Restoration of 21in & standard gauge Princesses.
Roundhouse -
Pages by Roger Loxley cover UK miniature railways, garden railways and miniature engineering.
Sandtoft Transport Museum - Original home of the Sandtoft Miniature Railway.
Sharpos world (unavailable)
Southern Electric Group
Steam in the Garden Magazine
The Traction and Rolling Stock Advertiser
WalesRails - Railway attractions in the Principality of Wales


If you want to search for ANYTHING of a railway nature, try, Excellent rail search engine.

2) Rail sites by area - web-sites for more information:-

 Sites which no longer have working links are retained for further investigation!



North England - West


North England - East (north of the Humber)



Central England - West (west of the A1)



Central England - East



South England - West



South England - Central



South Eastern England









Further Abroad


These are only the known sites with web addresses. If you know of any more, please email details to Mick Morgan so I can share them with everyone. In time I may put on details of all reasonably publically accessible miniature railway sites.

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