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

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 Ian Stringer, 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
2023 Summer21st April28th May 2023
2023 Autumn21st July 202328th August 2023
2023 Wintertbctbc

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

Ian Stringer
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.