The N Gauge Society - UK and Worldwide N gauge

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Welcome to the website of the N Gauge Society (often referred to as the NGS).  The Society is a non-profit making organisation, run by volunteers for the benefit of the railway modelling hobby in general and N Gauge modellers in particular. We have been supporting and encouraging N Gauge modelling of UK and worldwide railways since 1967.  We have approaching 6,000 members in the UK and abroad, and actively welcome new members, whatever their current skill levels.

Explore some of the material here, and if you like the look of us, why not join?  Downloadable forms for postal applications are available here (Word and PDF). or use our online system:

Alternatively, why not catch us at a model railway exhibition near you?  You can join up, and perhaps even buy your first NGS wagon kit or RTR model at the same time.  See the NGS Display Stand schedule here.

N.B. Please note that, for tax reasons, neither the Society Shop nor the Display Stand is able to sell items to non-members.

Important Notice.

It is with regret that the committee has accepted the resignation of Carol Hansen as the Shop Manager.

The Shop is now not accepting any more orders and is effectively closed.  However, every effort will be made to process those orders already received.  While the Shop is closed, a stock take will be completed followed by the implementation of a new computer shop order processing system.

The Stand is not affected by the temporary closure of the shop.

Currently it is not known when it will be possible to re-open the Shop, but details will be given on the Website and announcements made in the earliest possible Journal/Newsletter.

In the interim we will be looking at introducing a temporary system for the processing the orders of Society wagon kits and Society RTR products. Details for the operation of this will also be provided on the Website once it has been organised and put in place.

In the meantime if you have any issues regarding Shop matters please contact Dave Baverstock,

Arnold (Hornby International) - Brighton Belle.

If you fancy buying one of these units and want to help the N Gauge Society then please use this url. Everytime that a member uses this url to purchase a Brighton Belle the NGS will receive a payment.

Brighton Belle

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Membership brings you

If you like what you see, you can join the NGS on-line today.

Introductory pack

If you want to find out more about the benefits of membership of the NGS, why not send for our Introductory Pack?  The pack includes a recent issue of our full colour N Gauge Journal.

Send a cheque or money order payable to N Gauge Society for £1.50 (£2.50 overseas) to:

N Gauge Society (Dept.W)
17 Toll Bar Road

Ready to join now?

If you can't wait to gain access to our kits and models, and to the Society Shop, and to read the latest N Gauge news and modelling tips in our bi-monthly  N Gauge Journal, you can join the NGS on-line.

Recent additions to the website

Can you help run the society?

N Gauge is growing, and so is the N Gauge Society.  This creates an ever-present need to spread the load from existing volunteers.  From time to time we also have specific positions we need to fill

Why not take a look at our new 'Vacancies' section to see how you can help?

NGS wagon wins award

NGS Snowplough wins Model Rail "Model of the Year"

Wagon Project news

Stove R

NGS Stove R - Pullman

The shop recently received stocks of the anticipated additional Stove Rs.  The price has been held the same:

  • LMS
  • Pullman
  • Engineers
  • 50 unpainted models

The unpainted versions are a new idea, which we hope will tempt members to create a livery that we have not produced.



We recently received further supplies of liveries that were out of stock:

  • NGK421 Plain Black
  • NGK422 Plain Black with Hazard Stripes

We also received two new liveries:

  • NGK 429 RfD Snow Queen
  • NGK 430 Black 'Eastfield' with Scotty Dog

See Recent Products and scroll down for a picture.



45th Anniversary RTR wagon - 50' Inspection Saloon

Now out: 8 liveries originally produced.  6 are still available to order. NGK453 BR Maroon is SOLD OUT, as is NGK454 BR Blue/Grey.

The Society’s LMS Inspection Saloon has been voted N Gauge Coach Model of the Year for 2012 by the readers of Model Rail magazine, RM Web and MR Express magazine. This is a second consecutive victory for the NGS, as the previous year our BR Independent Snowplough won the Wagon category of the same contest (see above).

The Saloon was a comfortable winner in its class, taking 64% of the votes. The next placed model was Farish’s own BR Mk1 GUV with 23%, then the same manufacturer’s Mk1 BG with 13%.

Four of the eight launch versions are shown, from left to right:  LMS lined maroon, BR carmine and cream, BR blue grey and EWS maroon.

You can see the liveries, and order your 50' Inspection Saloon, here.

Remember - These models are exclusive to the NGS, and only available to members.  They are not available in shops.  If you are not yet a member, why not join us and add variety to your rolling stock with our extensive range of kits and ready to run wagons.  You can join here.

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