Resources for Triang railway collectors

Tri-ang catalogue 11th EditiionNo man is an island and no collector can amass the perfect collection all by him (or her) self. Here are contacts, resources and businesses I’ve found useful with my Tri-ang and Hornby Dublo collecting.

The following are businesses, individuals and products I have found useful during my journey with Tri-ang trains and my Tri-ang collection.

Tri-ang buyers and sellers

  • Elains Trains: When you’re looking for a particular Tri-ang railway item, try Elaine.
  • Tri-angman: Tri-ang buyer and seller.
  • Dave Angell: vintage Tri-ang buyer and seller but also does other Triang products.

Reference Sites



  • East Kent Models of Whitstable, Tel: 01227 770777. does buffers and coupling rods.
  • Peter’s Spares: My first call for Tri-ang and Hornby Dublo spares.

These links are provided for information only.

Founder of ModelRailwayEngineer, Andy Leaning

Andy is a lifelong modeler, writer, and founder of He has been building model railways, dioramas, and miniatures for over 20 years. His passion for model making and railways began when he was a child, building his first layout at the age of seven.

Andy’s particular passion is making scenery and structures in 4mm scale, which he sells commercially. He is particularly interested in modelling the railways of South West England during the late Victorian/early Edwardian era, although he also enjoys making sci-fi and fantasy figures and dioramas. His website has won several awards, and he is a member of MERG (Model Railway Electronics Group) and the 009 Society.

When not making models, Andy lives in Surrey with his wife and teenage son. Other interests include history, science fiction, photography, and programming. Read more about Andy.

Afflliate disclosure:The links on this page may take you to carefully selected businesses, such as Hornby, Amazon and Scale Model Scenery, where you can purchase the product under affiliate programmes. This means I receive a small commission on any orders placed although the price you pay does not change. You can read my full affiliate policy here,

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