'O' Gauge Clubs
Okay there are many clubs out there, but here is a list of those that have a good O gauge following. It might not be complete or definative but we will try to keep it up to date. If you are a member of a club and would like a listing then just e-mail the details and I will add them in due course. I am obviously at the mercy of these clubs for the accuracy of the contact details. I have started with Lancashire but that is just because it is local!
Guildford Gauge O Group
CONTACT: Gareth Lloyd
Telephone: 01483 565980
Cornwall O Gauge Group
CONTACT: Ian White, Secretary Cornwall O Gauge Group
Carlisle and District 0 Gauge Group 0 Gauge Group
Website: Carlisle club link.
CONTACT: Richard Elton
Telephone: 016974 73615
Ilford and West Essex MRC
Website: Ilford & West Essex club link.
CONTACT: Tony Spencer
Telephone 07730 420283
Gosport American Model Railroad Group
The Group meets on the second Friday evening of each month at 7.30pm. The Group, under the title of ‘Solent Sub-Division’, is affiliated to the NMRA British Region to which many of the Group’s Members also belong. The Group has sections for American N, HO, On30 and a general one for ‘Other Scales and Gauges’ (e.g. OO, O and G). The Group holds ‘Members Only’ Running Meets four times a year.
The Group also hold four General Public Meets a year in February, May, August and November at St Mary’s Parish Centre, Green Road, Alverstoke, Gosport PO12 2ET. Meet details are published in ‘Roundhouse’ (the NMRA British magazine).
Details and dates for Group activities can be found on www.freewebs.com/gosportrailroadgroup or by calling Allan Dobson on 02392 428564 or Steve Randell on 01489 583763 or 07766 536481. The Group can be contacted by email on firstname.lastname@example.org
Blackburn & East Lancashire MRS
Website: Blackburn club link.
CONTACT: Jeff J Baldwin
Telephone: 01282 772795
Lancashire North 0 Gauge Group
CONTACT: Barry Walker
Morecambe & Heysham Model Railway Club
CONTACT: Mick Brown
Telephone: 01524 423289
Preston 0 Gauge Group
Website: Preston Club Link
CONTACT: Roger Hough
Telephone: 01772 431097
The club closest to us here in Blackpool and welcomes all comers on it's open days to play trains!
West Lancs O Gauge Group 0 Gauge Group
Website: West Lancs Club Link
CONTACT: David Ellis
Meetings take place on Wednesday and Friday evenings at the clubrooms, (located just 3 miles north of Liverpool city centre, from approx. 7.30 to 10pm
Please use the contact function from their website for further details
Norfolk Mardlers 0 Gauge Group
CONTACT: Dave Eccles
Telephone: 01263 734066
Northampton and District Model Railway Club.
A club with an active, progressive and increasing membership. From Gauge 1 through O and OO to N gauge, we have members interested in various scales and gauges including a very well attended junior section building their first joint effort layout. We also have several exhibition layouts in O and OO with others being built. The club possess a large six line test track incorporating three OO, three O and one Gauge 1/G scale. We also have a separate N gauge test track with two ovals. Test track running nights take place every three weeks.
CONTACT: Stephen Lloyd (01536) 521653
Website: Northampton & District club Link
Banbury & District Model Railway Club.
Has an o,gauge section with a 22ft by 14ft multi-gauge test track. Meeting times are Tuesday evenings 7.00pm and Thursday mornings 10-15am.
Located at unit G156 Cherwell Business Village, Southam Road, Banbury,
Oxon, OX16 2SP
CONTACT: Rodney Maguire 01295-660445 Keith Bristow 01295 252931
South Shore Group
Mostly American and continental group but does have some British outline O gauge
Location: Sompting Village Hall, Worthing
Hillingdon Railway Modellers
In normal times we exhibit our O gauge layout ‘Grindley Brook’ around the country, and the club evening is on Thursdays. Nearest station is West Drayton.
Location: Yiewsley Baptist Church Hall in West Drayton
O Gauge contact: Peter Storey
Aberdeen Model Railway Club
CONTACT: Karl Stevens
Telephone: 019755 81369
Alloa 0 Gauge Group
CONTACT: Sandy Gorski
Website: Ayr club link.
CONTACT: Dave Pratt
Telephone: 01294 217325
East Fife 0 Gauge Group 0 Gauge Group
CONTACT: Quentin Lucas
Barry & Penarth MRC
Website: Barry and Penarth Club Link.
CONTACT: John Chivers
Telephone : 07808 244491
Shropshire & Mid-Wales GOG Group 0 Gauge Group
CONTACT: Snowey Owen
Telephone: 01743 354143
South Wales 0 Gauge Group
CONTACT: B Honeysett
Telephone: 01446 736033
West Wales 0 Gauge Group
CONTACT: Mike Marritt
Telephone: 01267 241232
Halifax 0 Gauge Group
CONTACT: T Bairstow
Telephone: 01422 340259
Keighley 0 Gauge Group
CONTACT: Robin Taylor
Telephone: 01535 605663
Sheffield 0 Gauge Group
Website: Sheffield O Guage Group Link
CONTACT: Mike Gibbs
Telephone: 0114 231 2847
Skipton & District Railway Society
CONTACT: Trevor Shaw
Telephone: 01943 831935