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Aaron Die-cast Recoveries - Large range of replacement spares, including tyres & decals for Dinky, Corgi, Matchbox and other UK diecast models. New

Advertising Archives, The - a wonderful resource for the modeller or diorama constructor

Aiden Campbell, Miniatures by - 1:76 figurines: look out for the resources page

Airfix - their new (September 2007) website, complete with Humbrol paints and accessories coverage


British Bus Adverts - with many enlargeable images, these might be a surprising source of material for the modeller


Bus & Coach Plans - Terry Blois's huge output of 4mm (1:76) bus and coach plans

Busch - model diorama accessories

Bus Explorer - thousand of worldwide bus pics from a searchable database

Buses Lists on the Web - a huge searchable database containing details of thousands of UK buses & coaches past & present NEW

sample signs produced with the cbrd - Chris's British Road Directory. A site dedicated to the study of the entire road network of mainland Britain. The Fun Stuff section contains a set of downloadable TrueType fonts (PC & MAC) that reproduce the various typefaces used on British road signs and for road markings. Ideal for modellers wishing to make custom road signs

Ceynix Miniature Trees - discerning models for the layout or diorama from Jaqui Perrat

Card Models by Tony - a varied range of OO scale buildings. Simply download PDF files & print out the kits. The kits are free to download, but donations however small are much appreciated by Tony.

Crafty Computer Paper - a resource for the do-it-yourself decal maker

Dorset Model Buses - has a growing range of Fleetmaster paints for bus & coach modellers looking for authenic colour matches. Currently off-line

East Lancs Tramway Supplies - much of interest to the tramway modeller and the general diorama maker - a growing range of Fleetmaster paints for bus & coach modellers looking for authenic colour matches. UPDATED

Electra Railway Graphics - Adam Warr's 00 and N scale railway graphics

Fleetmaster Paints - A new range of synthetic enamel paints for bus & coach modellers looking for authentically matched colours Currently off-line

Miniatures by Eric - source of O, HO and N tram and trolleybus parts and kits

Evans Designs - Computer Software to design & print model buildings in various scales, also suppliers of LED lights

Expanded Polystyrene Supplies ( - Long established business producing a wide range of bespoke polystyrene products

Express Models - 4mm accessories for the transport modeller

Faller Car System - Bring your models to life with this unique road system

Fox Transfers - a large source of decals for the 4mm/1:76 model bus and railway enthusiast

GT Buildings - model buildings for layouts and dioramas

Harburn Hobbies - many 1:76 buildings and accessories

Humbrol - paint for modellers

KeyKits - for ABS 1:76 figurines - No Longer Trading

Knightwing - Manufacturer and Retailer of Quality Plastic and White Metal Model Railway Products in 0 Gauge, 00 Gauge and N Gauge

Kingsway Models - John Howes growing range of card bus garage & other building kits in N & OO scale

Langley Models - for a huge range of kits, figurines and accessories

L.B.R.T. - 1:76 re-decoration specialists; code 3 London models made to order LBRT has now closed down

London Transport Museum - a huge research resource and historical archive of items, words, pictures and ephemera

London Transport Service Vehicles - great resource for the LT modeller - look out for the modelling 'Articles'


MABEX 1:76 Waterslide Transfers - The Mabex business changed ownership in late 2013 and the new postal contact address is now: Carlton House, Church Lane, Wyberton, Boston, Lincolnshire, PE21 7AF
Please include a SAE with any postal enquiries

McGonigal Paper & Graphics - hints to making your own decals

Metcalfe - a large range of buildings and accessories

Milestone Miniatures - 1:43 model cars from Cornwall

Modelmaster Bus Decals - 1:76 scale decals for model buses and railways

Model Roads and Tramways - discounts and free P&P available on Preiser, Nock and Faller ranges

Model Railway Scenery - A range of card kits in various scales that can be downloaded and printed NEW

Monty's model figures - in 4mm and larger


Paint4Models - "The Ultimate Model Paint Conversion Chart" covering 25 standards and manufacturers.NEW


Parker Models - a page of model car kits in 1:76 scale

Peco - a huge range of diorama accessories

Phoenix Precision Paints - Suppliers of the Cherry Bus Colours & various Railway colours & transfers

Preiser Figures - a comprehensively illustrated database from Gaugemaster

Railway Scenics - accessories for the railway/bus layout builder and diorama maker UPDATED

Scale Link - a resource for the model diorama and scenery builder, with some model bus items

Scalemodeldb - Upload a photograph to the site and then find nearest paint match to any colour in it.
Site supports many leading paint ranges including Humbrol, Revell and Tamiya

Scalescenes - card kits and texture sheeting

Science & Society Picture Library - e.g. type 'Posters' into the search box

South Eastern Finecast - 1:76 railway kits, accessories/brick-sheets (also 1:32 traction engine kits and 1:32 and 1:24 car kits)

Sumida Crossing - A site for the N scale Japanese themed model railway which includes details of the TomyTec Bus & Tram System

Sunrise Transfers - A new range of waterslide transfers with an emphasis on Scottish vehicles of the 1920s to 1960s period

Superquick Model Kits - 1:76 and 1:87 card building kits for layout and diorama builders

Townscene - diorama backgrounds UPDATED

Tramway Information - some very useful things for those who model trams

Wessex Transfers - provider of custom made decals for models and commercial use

Woodlands Scenics - model scenery and accessories

Woytnik Modellbahntechnik - a great resource for 1:87 models and a large range of related street furniture and more

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