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A page from the web site of the Historical Model Railway Society.
Tue 1 Dec 2015


Recording Britain's railways for tomorrow's generations

Are you a Modeller of Railways?

Are you interested in any aspects of Railways?

Do you work on a Preserved Railway?

The HMRS has lots for you…

Find out more here!


Join us to share your knowledge so others can learn something new, and share your problems so someone can help you.

Next Meeting

As an educational charity, our meetings are open to the public without charge.

The next one will be held on 7 December 2015 at London, and is entitled

"Members evening"

For full details of this event click i symbol and link to more information

Our current programme may be seen here.


Please note the centre will not be Open on Wednesday the 2nd of December. We will be open as usual on Friday the 4th.

Tony Straw, EC Member 4, 30th November



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Here's our latest title, click on the image or the heading button for full details.

For information on all our titles, please see our books page.

Museum and Study Centre photo


Visit us in our HQ at Swanwick Junction on the Midland Railway.

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE CENTRE WILL BE CLOSED ON WEDNESDAY 2ND DECEMBER. On weekdays we are normally open on Wednesdays and most Fridays from 9.30am until 3.00pm. Access is via the blue door on the road side of the building: see the photo. There is a bell push on the wall to the right hand side of the door. It is always advisable to enquire beforehand to make sure we are open: this especially applies to Fridays.

ACCESS TO THE SHOP will be available on the above days and at the same hours.

Click the heading button for more information.