blueballOn Our Site

Facebook page for Monty’s Models

The Gallery - A showcase for what you have achieved with our models

LNER Diagram 23 or 115 Full Third Coaches - A guide to building these coaches from our sides

blueballOur Trading Partners

Falcon Brassworks - Range available from us at shows.

Shire Scenes - Range available from us via Mail Order and at shows.

The Manchester Model Railway Society - Alex Jackson coupling information.

UK Model Shop Directory - A very useful listing of UK shops and suppliers.

Shawplan - Laser glazing, detailing and nameplates that compliment our MJT range.

Cats Custom Characters - Cat Gibbs undertakes custom figure painting and uses the figures from our Monty's Models range.

Trackside Signs - pre-printed signs to fit our running-in boards, nameboards and other signs such as the S64.

Souhpark Scenic - a range of US themed etched model kits for HO and N gauge executed in Brass and Stainless Steel.

blueballSocieties & Groups

Scalefour Society - Finescale 4mm Railway Modelling - track gauge 18.83mm

EM Gauge Society - Finescale 4mm Railway Modelling - track gauge 18.2mm

OO Gauge Association

Great Western Study Group

DEMU (Diesel & Electric Modellers United) - Modern Image Modelling Group.

MERG (Model Electronic Railways Group) - Model Railway Electronics & Control Group.

009 Society - Finescale 4mm Narrow Gauge Modelling - track gauge 9mm

blueballOther Interesting Links

Steve Banks provides a wealth of useful informtation about LNER (and other) coaches which will be of interest to modelers.

RM Web - An online railway modelling forum.

The National Railway Museum - An excellent site for a Museum that is a must visit destination when in York or Shildon.

BBC Archive - Steam Trains Collection - a fascinating collection of videos from the BBC iPlayer.

The Spa Valley Railway - One of our local railways which is now linked back to the main line. A good place to see and travel on a 'Thumper' DEMU.

The Kent & East Sussex Railway - This line is very local to us and has a good selection of stock. Take a trip down the line to the delightful Bodiam Castle.

The Bluebell Railway - One of the pioneers of railway preservation, this line is shortly to rejoin the national network.

The Electric Railway Museum - This fascinating collection of electric stock near Coventry will reward any modeller looking to model electric traction.

The Suburban Electric Railway Association - Crowdfunding page to secure the relocation of the Electric Railway Museum.

Goods & Not So Goods - an overview of railway freight operations for modellers

Andy Williams Railway Photos - A good source of railway photographs

British Railway Wagon Photos by Paul Bartlett - A good site for wagon reference photographs.

Southern Email Group - a useful group if you are interested in the Southern Region.

Model Railways On-Line - an interesting online magazine

Rail Serve - A railway search engine from the USA

World of Railways - how to detail an Autocoach.

Worldwide Model Buses - our little people travel by bus as well as train!

A Closer Look at the History of Diesel Locomotives - An interesting site about diesel locomotive development, from an American viewpoint, with other useful links from it.

Gail Thornton has an extensive collection of postcards depicting various horse drawn vehicles which she has made available on line. A valuable reference source for modellers.

Petra Henderson’s website contains a mine of useful information on all sorts of subjects many of which may be of interest to modellers but in particular the pages dedicated to telephone kiosks, road signs and Isle of Wight railways. As well as a history of ‘red’ phone boxes, Robert Orr’s web-site has an extensive collection of photographs showing the boxes in various locations and giving details of numerous colour schemes.

For followers of the railroading scene in the USA, This site was recommended by a children’s group and one of their mentors, Julie Loomis. It includes a photograph of a ‘Stirling Single’ waiting at Peterborough.

Ben Lanny got the model ‘railroading’ bug while he was at a scout camp. His subsequent research led him to this site with a whole lot of links to other sites covering aspects of modelling. Primarily focussing on the modelling scene in the USA, many of the ideas and techniques are universally applicable.