Model Railway Links + DCC info

  dthead Site Admin

Location: Melbourne, Australia
LINKS:  All the links you want, and more. This thread lists links for model railways. Each category has it's own "post" to make it easier.

Got a link, fix a link, remove a link  ?
Post the link/correction here, A Mod/admin will edit this list, then delete your post.  Link updated when a mod/admins sees and has time) Suggestions on content & format always welcome.

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  dthead Site Admin

Location: Melbourne, Australia

Railway Modellers' Club of Queensland Inc  

AMRA Vic Branch

AMRA Qld Branch

All Gauge Model Railway Club

Australasian Region of the National Model Railroad Association
(or National Model Railroad Association     Australasian region )

Bendigo Model Railroaders.

Canberra Monaro N Scale Group

Canberra Model Railway Club

Cardinia Rail LLinc - Model Railway Club

Croydon Model Railway Club

Darling Downs Model Railway Club

Eltham Model Railway Club

Gold Coast Model Railway Workshop Inc

Grampian Model Railroaders Inc.

Hobsons Bay Model Railway Club

Melton Model Railway Club! ->

Mount Barker model Railway Club inc

Noarlunga Model Railroaders Inc.

Illawarra Model Railway Association.

South Australian N Gauge Society:

South Australian Railway Modellers Association (SARMA)

Modelling the Railways of South Australia Convention

Victorian Model Railway Society Inc.

Waverley Model Railway Club [url=]
  dthead Site Admin

Location: Melbourne, Australia


A nice list of 50 Sydney based shops Hobby shops in Sydney and NSW

Bergs Hobbies

All Aboard Modellbahn

Antons Trains

Casula Hobbies

Frontline Hobbies

Gwydir Valley Models

HO scale model trains

Model Railroad Craftsman

Model Railway Wizard (NSW)


N Trains

Pamak Hobbies

Signal Box Model Railways and Hobbies

Seacraft Gallery   [color=#ff6600][/color]

The Railcar

Tom's Hobbies

Train Trader



Aus Proto-87 Supplies

Brunel Hobbies

Branch Line

Hobbies Plus

Hobby Place

Road & Rail Online Hobby Shop

Junction models

Train World

Victorian Hobby Centre


Christmas Every Day

Hobby One

Horizon Hobbies  Suspect site gone as shop closed.

Moreton Bay Model Railways

Technol Trains

SA End Of The Line Hobbies

Orient Express Model Railway Shop


Hornby Shop (WA)

Perth Hobby Centre

Dave's Hobby Centre

Stanbridge's Hobbies

Bad/Broken links:

European Trains

Derwent Valley Model Trains

I R Models

The N Scaler

Vagg's Radio Models and Hobbies Woodpecker Model Railways
  dthead Site Admin

Location: Melbourne, Australia
Australian Model Railway Manufacturers/Suppliers

AR KITS, Mains West, L&C DJH & some ex Lloyds

Andrew's Hobbies

AussieScenics - ebay store but moving to website.[urlhttp://[/url]

Argyle Locomotive Works

Auscision Models



Aus-Scene Models

Blue and Gold Models

Bills Billboards

Bill's Trains

BGB Models Only contact at this time is BGB Models , PO Box 75 ,Pooraka, SA, 5095. (was Broad Gauge Bodies originally)

Black Diamond Models

Chucks BallastSupplies

CGL Models  [color=#0066cc][size=2][font=Roboto, wf_SegoeUI,][/font][/size][/color]   NEW Queensland Models Brand

CMRI Australia

]Cut It Out Laser Models N' More

Datasheets or

DCC Concepts

DCC Solutions

DCC Sounds of Victorian Railways

Eureka Models


GR Decals

Hand Made Accessories

Hanovale Casting

Haskell Australian O scale, HO scale QR (so fr)

Hawkmount Models

Hollywood Foundry

Ian Lindsay Models

IDR Models

In Front Models


Ixion Models

JG Models      NEW!

Kerroby Models

Keiran Ryan Models

LittleBuilding Co

Lighthouse Foam Factory

Lloyd's Model Railways See AR Kits entry

Lyndon's basic australian trains

Michael McCormac Models  -  no active web site for years.....

MicroMark at

Model O Kits

Model train buildings

Model Etch (etched parts)

Model Fair

MODRATEC -lever frames & sofware

ModelTorque  Ceased trading to due owner's death.

Mark 4 Design

Nagasaki Models Link dead.

N Scale Australia


On Track Models

O-Aust Kits   most of the nsw range has been aquired by Model O Kits

Outback Models

Ornamental Castings


Pioneer Models

PGC Models


Pallas Hobbies

Peter Boorman's Workshop

Queensland Scale Models


Spirit Design

SAR N Scale Detailers

S.A.R Model Company

SDS Models

Sidetracked Electronics

Steam Era Models

Series 567 Railvideo

Somerset Models


The Balmain Drawingboard

Train Builder


Veteran Models


VR Products

Waratah Model Railway Company

Weico Models

Wuiske Models.

Wombat Models
  dthead Site Admin

Location: Melbourne, Australia
Overseas and Misc.

Control Train Conponents (CTC)

Agenoria Models

Bachmann Industries Inc.

Backwoods Miniatures

Buffers Model Railways (james may inspired)

Cast Whitemetal turnouts.

Fallen Flags

Fast Tracks! - point building jigs,templates etc.


Gateway NMRA

Grafton and Greenbrier RR

Hattons Model Railways &

High Level Gearboxes


Ironhorse Hobbies (NZ)

JLC Enterprises-Bruce Chubb's CMRI & Super mini nodes!

JMRI -DCC software

Kadee Couplers ( and more)

Kernow Model Rail Centre

Magic Water.


Modelcrafts & Hobbies (NZ)

Model Rail layout pics and other information">

Model Signals & lever frames

NWSL gears etc.

Peco turnout dimensions

Principles of model locomotive suspension

RAIL-LYNX Infrared Command Control System

Railmaster Exports (NZ)

Rails of Sheffield.

Railway Engineering -Turnouts


Overseas suppliers. Kits and scratchbuilding supplies, roofing, cladding, windows, doors, etc. Fast delivery.

Sergent Engineering (couplers)

Soundtraxx - DCC sound

The Sierra Western & Santa Fe RR

Station Road Baseboards

UK Modern Era layout



Peco turnout/point dimensions
  dthead Site Admin

Location: Melbourne, Australia
General Australian
Australian Model Railway Magazine (AMRM)
Australian Railway Detail Photos

VR Enthusiast
highly reccomended
Tram modelling Yahoo group.

How to..... From Hollywood Foundry

NSW Rollingstock  
N Scale in Australia
N Scale Modeller E-zine

DCC sound decoder selection

Lights, Action and Sound in DCC and DC.

Tasmainian Resources

QR diagrams 1982
QR diagrams 1991
  dthead Site Admin

Location: Melbourne, Australia

Aussie NG Web Exhibition
Murray's 'Parkerville'
Cudgewa Branch - The Shelley Railway Company"
Dutton Bay Tramway ]
Lambing Flat blog:
Modelling the NSWGR Main North in the 1960's
Model Railway Layouts blog
Main West Of NSW Layout
North Coast Of NSW Layout ]

Penhayle Bay layout currently has it's own Facebook page : ... 9852251407    It is also featured on RMweb at ... hayle-bay/  

Sn 3 1/2 layout
Victorian Layout.

AMRM blog :

  dthead Site Admin

Location: Melbourne, Australia
Information on full size or model rollingstock

Post the link to any website that is a valuable resource for modelling a particular wagon/loco, or info on full sized wagon/loco. It can be  ageneral link or a very spcific link to one item in particular.
  dthead Site Admin

Location: Melbourne, Australia
Got a link, fix a link, remove a link ?

Post the link/correction here, A Mod/admin will edit this list, then delete your post. Link updated when a mod/admins can. Suggestions on content & format always welcome.

When entering a link make sure you tell me which category to place it in. So far we have had a great responce. thank you. Hope this helps some.

NOTE: any post after this one will be used to update the above information, and be a temporary link until we update the above listings. When the info is added above, the post will be deleted.....

Remember you generate the content, no just me !!
  allan Chief Commissioner

The address for the Noarlunga Model Railroaders is now
  allan Chief Commissioner

BGB models is dead and gone. The snailmail address is very unlikely to be current.

Junction Models (shop) is not listed.

Ozrail now has a retail outlet at Parafield. The website is under rebuild. I understand that there is a Facebook presence , but Facebook is too much for me!
  patsstuffnow Junior Train Controller

New postal address for BGB Models PO BOX 186 , BROMPTON SA 5007   email address       new online store
  therunawaytrain Beginner

LINKS:  All the links you want, and more. This thread lists links for model railways. Each category has it's own "post" to make it easier.

Got a link, fix a link, remove a link  ?
Post the link/correction here, A Mod/admin will edit this list, then delete your post.  Link updated when a mod/admins sees and has time) Suggestions on content & format always welcome.
Can I suggest you add to the overseas/other section. They list all the local clubs, and are how I got into the hobby.

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