The aim of these pages is to give pointers to information about the Talyllyn Railway for modellers of the narrow-gauge scene, principally by detailing sources of drawings of Talyllyn locos, carriages, wagons, buildings etc., and kits of TR locos and rolling stock

Rolling Stock Kits

Various kits have been produced, for assembling models of Talyllyn Railway rolling stock. This page aims to list those we are aware of; contact details are given where known but unfortunately, we are unable to advise on retail outlets selling these products.

4mm to 1 Foot Scale (OO9)

Bachmann Europe PLC

Bachmann USA

As part of their “Thomas & Friends” range, Bachmann USA produce the Skarloey Railway counterparts of our locomotives. These are not sold in the UK by Bachmann Europe, but may be found on websites that are prepared to import them from the States.

Dundas Models

Chivers Finelines


Meridian Models (Now produced by Light Railway Stores)

Mike’s Models

Nine Lines


Rodney Stenning (Now produced by Dundas Models)

Westcliff Works

3D Printed kits – email order only: [email protected]

Worsley Works

Brass etched ‘Scratch Aid’ kits

19mm to 1 Foot Scale (16mm)


PDF Models

3D Printed and Laser Cut kits, all parts provided


Bole Laser Craft

IP Engineering

7mm to 1 Foot Scale (O16.5)

Loco kits

Goods vehicles



5.5mm to 1 Foot Scale

The following kits are available from the 5.5mm Association:

Plans for kits of Corris Railway locos and stock are underway.

Further details of the kits and the 5.5mm Association are available from: Malcolm Savage, 28 Whitegates Crescent, Willaston, Neston. L64 2UX.

Other Suppliers

TR transfers can be obtained from Blackham Transfers, Strouel, 9 Benar View, BLAENAU FFESTINIOG, Gwynedd, LL41 3UT, Phone & Fax: 0795 569 8853. Blackham transfers in 5.5mm scale are available from Malcolm Savage rather than directly. Glyn Valley coach transfers are supplied through the Glyn Valley Tramway Association.

Some number and nameplates can be obtained from Golden Arrow.

Cromar White – a leading UK supplier to the enthusiast and model engineer clubs.

Talyllyn Railway Drawings from Other Sources

This list is rather bitty, there are undoubtedly more drawings that have been published.  If you know of additions or corrections to this list, please Contact Us to let us know about them.

Many thanks to David Stringer, Colin Lea, Allen Doherty, David Etheridge, Malcom Savage, Luke Ryan and the late Mervyn Axon for this information.