The Northern Association is run by its Members for the benefit of its Members. If you find a link that is wrong, or you find or know of one that would be useful or interesting to other Members, then please let us know so that we can share it with everyone.
Nationwide Events Listing -- now a menu item in the main Menu (left). This is currently produced by the hard-work of Mr Richard Guthrie (with grateful thanks).
The Southern Federation of Model Engineering Societies
The Society of Model & Experimental Engineers
The Association of 16mm Narrow Gauge Modellers
The National 2 1/2" gauge Association
The Ground Level 5 Inch Gauge Main Line Association
The 7¼" gauge Society
The 10 1/4" gauge Society
Model Engineering Clubs
For Northern Association Clubs, use the Member Clubs in the menu (left).
We will endeavour to keep this site as up-to-date as possible.
For Southern Federation Clubs use the “Affiliated Clubs” button on the Link – Southern Federation Affiliated Clubs
There are a number of other websites that give listings of ME Clubs & Societies:
British Horological Institute. Interesting site with lots of general info and tips.
Search and Link Sites
Going on holiday, or just at a loose end ? Try these sites which show the locations of Miniature Railways
or Preserved Railways in the UK:
Other Model Engineering Link Sites:
Train net.org - the site with links to everything connected with trains.
On-Line Model Engineering / Miniature Railway Magazines
Books and Magazines
Abe Books (on just about anything)
Health and Safety Information
HSG 216 Passenger-carrying miniature railways – Guidance on safe practice
Lathes. Lots of interesting info.
Metal Web News US site with loads of useful info, hints and tips.
Loco Building Sites
Model Engineering Supplies
The following listings are by no means exhaustive, nor are any suppliers excluded for any reason. The entries are purely alphabetical in each category, and are provided to help other Model Engineers find things. If any supplier or Member have any suggestions, please send these to the Website Editor.
Specialist Model Engineering
EKP Supplies (steam fittings)
Polly Model Engineering Ltd (incorporating Bruce Engineering)
2nd Hand or “Pre-loved” (or not, sometimes)
Axminster Tools Power tools, machinery and adhesives for home or workplace.
Benson Verniers Ltd verniers and height gauges.
CupAlloys (Silver Solder and Fluxes etc.)
Drives Direct Variable speed drives for your 3 phase motors.
DROs from BW Electronics -- welcome! Digital Read Outs for your machine tools.
EKP Supplies (Nuts & Bolts& Bits & Bobs!)
Greenwood Tools Carbide tipped lathe tools.
Lee Spring Springs,springs,springs!
Newton Tesla - Model Engineering Variable speed drives for your lathe or milling machine
Proops Brothers - serving the craft and model engineering hobbyist for over 40 years
Smiths Metal Centres Non-ferrous metals, Stainless steel and Engineering plastics
Miniature & Narrow Gauge Railways
Miniature Railway World A database for Miniature Railways in the UK (information, news, links, photos and reviews)
Niles Monorail Tour Check this out for a garden railway!
Train Mountain Blow your mind with this USA site. (Have a look at their track plan!)
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General Interest Railway Pages
Sharpo's world - Thousand's of images on all sorts of topics
The Ultimate Steam Page Interesting stuff about more efficient locos.