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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 - official website listing current & forthcoming new kits

ATD Models - Attention To Detail Models produce code 3 models of mainly Trent Barton buses. The made to order models are based on Corgi OOC castings. They also offer an extensive range of vinyl decals related to the same operator. New


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 Fonts 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. Also conversion parts for diecast buses & a range of transfers are being developed. Website Back On-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. Also a new range of conversion parts for diecast models. Site Open Again

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 London Bus Transfers - The LBRT owner has now retired and all the remaining stock of transfers is being sold off via his online store. Production of code 3 bus models has now ceased. NEW SITE LINK

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 was acquired by Kingfisher Models 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
PDF versions of the 2018 Mabex & Kingfisher Model catalogues can be found HERE.

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 SITE NOW CLOSED

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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