The Journal is produced in colour, usually on 64 pages and mailed to UK members quarterly.

Journal contents include:

  • Descriptions of Members Lines
  • Construction Articles
  • Prototype Articles
  • Area Group News
  • Hints & Tips
  • Members Sales
  • Society News
  • Trade Adverts

Journal Editor

After 7 years in post Ian is giving up his role. The Society needs a replacement and anyone with the experience, ability and willingness is asked to approach either Ian or the Chairman.

View a sample of one of our previous journals.


Submissions from members are welcome and should generally be sent a minimum of 6 weeks before the publication date (see Copy Dates below).

Please send to David, the Journal Editor:

The text should be supplied as Microsoft Word or Open Document files.
Pictures (clearly identified against their text position where appropriate) should be sent in JPEG, GIFF or PNG format, please use a high resolution if possible.

All submissions are reviewed and may be edited before inclusion.
Inclusion in a specific or any edition is not guaranteed.

EditionCopy DeadlinePublishing Date
2024 August21st July28th August
2024 Winter20th October28th November

Previous Journals

Over 35 years of content

The Society has a rich history of content going back over 35 years, all of which is available to our members.

The complete index of articles appearing in the Journal since its first publication can be viewed in the file below:

Back copies of the Journal are available free for Society members in PDF format by emailing with their name, membership number and edition required.

Please Note: As this is a manual process it may take several days for a reply.

The Team

David Cowgill
Journal Editor

Julian Butcher
Assistant-Journal Editor

Josie Saulter
Advertising Manager

For Trade Advertisers, our readers appreciate adverts from model suppliers & other railway-related businesses. One-off or regular ads are welcome in a variety of sizes. Please contact Josie Saulter to discuss your requirements and pricing.