Welcome to the G Scale Society

The home of garden railways with over 22 informal Area Groups in the UK.
What is G Scale?

Good Times and Good Friends

We operate a broad church and welcome families to join.
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Our Annual Show - G Rail 2017

Sunday 14th May (yes May) – Put the date in your diary!
G Rail 2017

Thomas to the Rescue

Thomas the Tank Engine's branch line takes him near to an old quarry in which there are a number of caves. One day a caver has a nasty fall and Harold the Helicopter is asked to take him to hospital, but it's too foggy to land ...... read more

Calling Ex Members?

Are you an ex member visiting this web site? Have you not renewed for 2016 or previous years? How would like to self-re-join using your current e mail address using the following the instructions? Why would you want to do that? Here’s why; If you self-join the Society...

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West Sussex G Scale Model Railway Show, Henfield

On Sunday 30th October 2016 At Henfield Hall, Coopers Way, Henfield, West Sussex, BN5 9DB This is our biannual show which has a large number of layouts and trade stands. Come and see the wide range of GScale layouts on display including live steam and trams. Wonderful...

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Exeter Garden Rail Show

Hambleden Valley Railway The layout is booked to appear at the Exeter Garden Rail show at the Matford Centre, Exeter on Sat 29th October It will also appear at the Warley show at the NEC Birmingham on 26th to 27th November.  On stand E11 and adjacent to our G Scale...

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The G Scale Society was founded in 1987

and now has 1300 members in the UK and overseas. It caters for all modellers working in G Scale and has a liberal approach, with over 22 informal Area Groups in the UK. Join Us

Society Groups

There are now 22 Area Groups throughout the country. These groups enable members to meet socially, exchange modelling experiences and run their stock on other railways.

Our Groups


Award Winners at G Rail 2015

G Rail 2016

What a great day, the sun even shone! This years G RAIL has to have been the most successful yet, with more visitors, traders, layouts, demonstrators and fellow Society’s than ever before.

G Rail 2016


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Building your own Garden Railway

There are many ways to build a garden railway, but hopefully you will find the following information helpful.
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