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Metcalfe Special Lockdown 10% Discount Offer

With boredom and its effect on mental health during the lockdown for Coronavirus COVID-19 being a concern, we have decided to help those with model railways in our own little way by adding a 10% discount to all Metcalfe Card Kits from now until the end of April 2020.

Coronavirus - COVID-19 - Update

Just like every other non-essential business in the UK, we are currently closed due to the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic but you can still order your model railway supplies on this website. We have good stocks of most brands of accessories and any product that is ordered which is out of stock, will be refunded and the balance of the order despatched. All staff and volunteers have been laid off in accordanace with Government Guidelines and I am personally attending to despatching orders as part of my daily exercse allowance.

Coronavirus - COVID-19

Updated 25 March 2020: - A lot can change in just a few hours in these strange and worrying times but we are trying to keep the business operating as best we can after closing the shop to the public on Monday evening. We are lucky to live close to the shop and are using our daily exercise to walk to the shop to pick / pack / despatch the website orders as they arise. We can only do this once a day so there may be a delay to the normal process but we will get the goods to you as soon as we possibly can. We have just received an order from Metcalfe ao all of their kits are in good supply at the moment although they have now closed the business until further notice. Peco have also announced that they will not be despatching any further orders to retailers. The longer the lockdown continues then the more out of stock notices will appear on our website. Bachmann are currently still servicing the retail customers and a Woodland Scenics top-up is eagerly anticipated.

Hornby Announcement

Tennents Trains Hornby Announcement:  We are no longer allowed to sell the Hornby brand of products and this will take effect immediately. Our efforts throughout 2019 to supply Hornby models and other model railway accessories at reasonable and competitive prices have been ended because we have refused to comply with their requirement to sell at a maximum 10% discount on all new releases. We believe that this step Hornby have taken is to the deteriment of both the consumer, who have seen a hidden 5% price rise needlessly added to the already expensive model, and the retailer, whose cashflow can be seriously affected by any delay to the purchase of new models with customers increasingly waiting for the price to drop. The Hornby dec...

Let's Get Ready to Ruuummmage!

We now have a number of rummage boxes as a feature in the shop. We have a large amount of second hand stock which is good in quality and wide in variety. Whilst we understand that it is not possible for everyone to visit the shop in order to take advantage of these bargains and we can, under certain circumstances, arrange to pick items for you and then post them out to you. To take advantage of this option please telephone the shop and we will do our best to help you. The boxes are laid out as follows: - 00 gauge boxed coaches - £10 each or 3 for £25 00 gauge unboxed coaches - £6 each or 2 for £10 00 gauge unboxed wagons with Hornby / NEM couplings - £5 each or 3 for £12 Hornby dublo wagons...