Welcome to High Wycombe & District Model Railway Society

Next Event – Open Day at Duke Street   –   Saturday 21st September 10am – 3pm

Our Society

Our society was formed in the late 60’s/early 70’s, HWDMRS has developed into one of the leading Model Railway Societies west of London, if not in the South East. It is located in our own dedicated clubroom in Duke Street, right in the heart of High Wycombe.

We have various layouts of British or American genre in scales O, OO/HO and N and these are set up for running and working on at our clubrooms. These layouts are continually being upgraded and operated by members and guests during the club sessions on Monday and Wednesday evenings and Thursday mornings.

Open Days

Come and visit our Duke Street Club rooms to see our layouts, watch demonstrations, join in operating, DCC talks and browse our sale stock. Everyone is welcome, you do not have to be a member. Bring along your own models for a health check or run them on our test track. Check our Events Diary here.

MRX24 Exhibition – Saturday 9th November

Following the success of last years new “small and friendly”  exhibition, our 2024 exhibition will be held on Saturday 9th November. For more details visit our Exhibition page here.

Our Clubroom

Building Housing our Clubroom

Come and visit our Duke Street Club rooms, to see our layouts, watch demonstrations, join in operating, DCC talks and browse our sale stock, that are located at 11 Duke Street, overlooking Platform 3 (London bound) of High Wycombe Station.
Plenty parking to the rear in the pay and display car park and on the road.

For details on Society Membership click here 

For further details about our Society, events and activities and to arrange a visit to see us contact the secretary here.

Junior Modellers

The High Wycombe club has a tradition of encouraging and supporting younger railway enthusiasts and we have a thriving Junior modellers section.

Our Junior Modellers represented modellers of all ages at the recent new Key Model World exhibition at the NEC with their Mothecombe layout 

A great weekend was had by all and we got the seal of approval from Pete Waterman and some of our Junior Modellers could also be found operating his record breaking ‘Making Tracks’ the world’s largest portable model railway layout.

Our Junior Modellers section is open to young modellers aged 12 to 18 and for details on joining click here.

West Wycombe layout project

Our latest 00 Gauge project is West Wycombe station. It is recreate the station as it was in the late 1950s and early 1960s with the addition of the through roads for extra operational interest.

For details of our extensive West Wycombe station and Bask to Brunel  history research and 00 gauge layout project, supported by Buckinghamshire Council Community Board click here

Building of the layout is well underway, to join us see our membership page here.

Join Us

If you would like to find out more about the Society, our facilities, layouts and the benefits that becoming a member can bring get in contact with us here. We really look forward to meeting you. Details of our membership can be found on our membership page here.

Railway 200

2025 is the 200th anniversary of the birth of the modern railway. Britain and the world changed forever. Railway 200 celebrates the past, present and future of rail.

We at the High Wycombe & District Model Railway Society are pleased to be supporting Railway 200, and more details of our activities and events to mark this important anniversary, including the first of two model railway exhibitions in 2025,  being held on Saturday April 12th , will be available in due course.

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