Page last updated 9th May 2017

Modelling Page

Welcome to the modelling pages of the Swiss Railways Society website.


This page has two initial purposes:

Whilst our name implies an interest only in railway, many of our members have wider interests in modelling things Swiss, so the main constraint will be 'Swiss', so articles on modelling tramways, buses, boats and scenery are all welcome. If there is any information that you think should be on this page, submit it to the Webmaster.

MABAR TREN S.L. are a Spanish Model Railways company situated in Barcelona that produce HO and N scale models. They have released a Swiss post wagon in N gauge. Click here for a picture. There website is


Crawley Model Railway Society have been left a Swiss narrow gauge layout by a deceased member. The layout is called Viafia Retica. It is 16' x 6' and the owner was Bruce Smetham. It was exhibited at Warley in 1999. They would like to dispose of it and wondered if any of or members might be interested. Please contact or 01403269094 if you are interested. Please also let the webmaster know so that this item can be removed.

John Jesson’s report on the 2016 Nürnberg Toy Fair is available in the ‘Member’s Area’

Stefan Unholz has a list of Model Shops in Switzerland which is regularly updated, to visit it click here.

Swiss layouts scheduled to appear at future exhibitions

Maloja - RhB HOm - for more information  visit

Haywoods Permanent Way Railway Show - Great Haywood Memorial Hall, Main Road, Great Haywood, Staffordshire ST18 0SO - Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd October.

Beckenvick - RhB HOm


Graubündenbahn - RhB HOm - for more information visit

Untermutten - RhB HOm for more information visit

Apedale Valley Light Railway - Apedale Country Park, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire, ST5 7LB. - Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th May.

Mirfield - Community Centre, Church Lane, Mirfield - Saturday  20th May.

Hazel Grove Model Railway Exhibition - Hazel Grove Leisure Centre, Jacksons Lane, Hazel Grove SK7 5JX - Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th October.

Switzerland on the Move - Z  The layout was featured in the July 2013 Issue of Continental Modeller

Bärental - HOm  Rhätische Bahn

Burgess Hill Model Railway Exhibition - Burgess Hill Girls, Keymer Road, Burgess Hill, RH15 0EG -  Saturday 2nd September.

Neuburg 1913 - HOm  Rhätische Bahn. Neuburg station in 1913, a section of the line prior to electrification.

Thirsk Model Railway Exhibition - Thirsk Town Hall, Westgate, Thirsk - Sunday 30th July

If you have a Swiss exhibition layout, let us feature it and it’s future appearances here.

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