Railwells 2024


Download Railwells 2023 Guide here

Parking for both Saturday and Sunday will be available in Palace Fields Charge £4 all day. To find this location just follow the Railwells Parking signs.

Railwells Parking

Railwells 2024 including Scalefour Southwest

Organised by the Wells Railway Fraternity
The Town Hall,
Market Place,
Somerset BA5 2RB

Please note for show parking follow the Railwells parking signs as you enter the centre of Wells, Somerset.

Saturday 3rd August, 10.30 to 5.00
Sunday 4th August, 10.00 to 4.00
Admission Adults £10.00
Accompanied Child (14 and under) Free
Wheelchair-bound Free
Children up to 17yrs £5.00
For further and up-to-date information – Organiser Chris Challis 01308 897539.

Railwells 2024 Including Scalefour Southwest and special sections for The EM gauge Society and The 2mm Association

The Scalefour, EM Gauge and 2mm society membership secretary will be in attendance over the weekend for any questions you might have.


Railwells Poster 2024

Updated 25.10.2023


2024 Layout list

P4 Cheddar
Andrew Ullyott
This station opened in 1869 for the part built Cheddar Valley Line

P4 Leysdown
Adrin Colenutt
The Sheppey Light Railway in the early 1930s

P4 Elcot Road
Terry and Simon Bendall
Modern Image Layout

P4 Wells Tucker Street Goods
Chris Challis
The terminus of the Cheddar Valley Line opened in 1870

S4 Buntingham
Susan Stoodley
Built by by Susan’s dad Ray Hammond to the exact scale of 4mm to the foot

PZ Zobland
Brian Harrup
Proto Z on an ironing board

Og Stodmarsh
Kevin Cartwright
Showing what can happen in the lead up to D-Day with Dads Army on hand

S Scale Blakey Rigg
Paul Green
The NER Rosedale branch on the North Yorkshire Moors

EM Dinas Mawddwy
Andy Cundick
The Mawddwy Railway Merionethshire operated by the Cambrian Railway in 1913

2mm Burnham on Sea
John Perritt
Originally built by Denis Brownly this station was the last station on the Bristol Channel by the Somerset and Dorset Railway

OO Lamsdown
Rob Gunstone>
A fictitious light railway in Kent now operated by the SE&CR pre WW1

2mm Pit Hill
Mick Simpson
A self acting incline built by the late Iain Rice and Mick Simpson

Ng Moors View
Paul Holwill
Modern image snow scene

3/4mm to the Foot, 3.53 mm gauge Sefton Park
Roger Orpwood
The Locos are so small there are no motors in them, the layout is worked by magic.

4mm Slades Green display
Maurice Still
A London Underground display, you see the station by looking in either end

Layout list updated 19.06.2024


Bill Hudson Transport Books

C&L Finescale Track

Scalefour Society Stores

Dart Castings with Monty’s figures and MJT

Taff Vale Models


Railway Children’s Charity book sales

Wells Railway Fraternity Book Sales, in aid of The Railway Children Charity

Attwood Aggregates attwood.aggregates@yahoo.com phone 07740381999

Roxey Mouldings


Somerset & Dorset Railway Trust

Aspire Gfts and Models

Old Moorwood. Run By Steve Ehrlicher selling railway books, photos, ephemera and artifacts, in aid of Vintage Coach restoration at East Somerset Rly, Cranmore.

Blacksmith Models

Model Stock (ABS) A new name for ABS 4mm kits

The nearest cash machine is at Santander Bank in Market Place on the far side of the Town Square

Refreshments The Wookey Hub, Food all day

Updated 19.06.2024


Modelling in EM
Andrew Ullyott

How to solder
Roger Sawyer

Track construction and working in S7
The Scale 7 group

2mm Association Roadshow
Paula Martin

Kit and scratch built wagons in 4mm
John Chambers

Starting in P4
Gavin Clarke

Modelling in Gauge 1
Simon Castens

3D Printing
David Burnett

Updated 19.06.2024

Please note that all details of exhibitors and traders are tentative and should be confirmed prior to the date.

‘Getting to Railwells/Scalefour Southwest by public transport

There is now a bus service to Wells from Bristol. The bus is the Mendip Xplorer service 376, marked from Bristol to Wells, Glastonbury and Street. For those travelling by train, the bus stop at Bristol Temple Meads is at the bottom of the station approach on the right. In Wells, the bus stops at ‘The former HSBC bank building at the end of Sadler Street 150 yards from the Town Hall. It is best to go to the Wells bus station or ask at the exhibition ticket office for the return journey.

An up-to-date timetable can be found on the www.firstbus.co.uk website, choosing ‘Timetables’ from the menu, ‘Bristol, Bath and the West’, and then ‘376’ for the required route and choosing ‘Find Timetables’.