Taff Vale and Dragon Models - Finescale Model Railway Kits and Bits
Welcome to Taff Vale Models
Providers of finescale model railway kits, motors and related components.
Latest news and updates
✸ Most of our stock is available to purchase online on our new webshop here✸
✸ Due to COVID-19 outbreak, we have no shows planned for the rest of 2021. We will update regarding further shows in due course. Other than this, we are currently trading as normal though there are currently postal delays. We wish all of you well in this challenging time.✸
✸ Free Postage now for all kit orders over £100-00✸
✸ New products have been delayed due to the impact of the pandemic on suppliers. The situation has now improved and we are endeavouring to progress our projects as quickly as possible.✸
✸ New product anouncements for 2021 below✸
Now available to buy from online shop. A 7mm/ft. scale F.C. Hibberd Planet SCW 18 Ton 4wDM industrial shunting loco in etched nickel silver with 3D resin components/motor/wheels.
Cambrian Railways vacuum fitted 6T and 7 ton box vans with laser cut ply and mdf body components and etched brass overlays for detailing-now available through our online shop here.
Taff Vale Railway O3 Class 0-6-2T development is well under way. Release planned April 2022 (NewGoG).
Brecon and Merthyr Railway 10 Ton iron mink as built by the Metropolitan Carriage and Wagon Company. Release planned April 2022 (NewGoG).
Development of a Cambrian Railways large cattle wagon in lasercut timber and etched brass is well under way. Release expected Q1 2022.
A cast white-metal Taff Vale Railway water crane - delayed.
The 4mm scale version of our successful GWR DD3 - Test etch received being sent for trial build.
The 4mm Brecon and Merthyr 10 ton Iron Mink will be available April 2022.
Work is nearly complete on the L&Y 30 ton bogie covered goods van in 4mm /ft. scale; this should be available by the end of winter.
Camkits 4mm Cambrian Railways catalogue is now available.
We offer the following range of products:
Dragon Models: Locomotives and Welsh railway rolling stock, mainly 7mm/ft. scale, some 4mm/ft. too.
Celtic Connection: A range of fascinating non-Welsh prototypes from the rest of the UK in 7mm/ft. scale.
CamKits: New catalogue now available for superb 4mm kits and components designed and produced by Richard Evans of Cambrian Railways locomotives and coaching stock.
Taff Vale Models: 12volt DC 5 pole skew wound motors available on our online motor shop
or alternatively our eBay page, together with etched gearboxes and other components. Any new kits will also fall under this brand inluding the recently introduced Taff Vale Railway Iron Mink.
How to order
Some of our products can be purchased using PayPal on the online shopping links on the menu at the top of the page. All other items in stock can be ordered via telephone, e-mail or letter using our contact details here.
A number of products are usually listed our eBay page. This will also give you an idea of the customer feedback on our products and service.
We can accept payment with cash (in person), cheque and all major cards however we request you don't send card payment details in the post or email. We are available to take card payments over the phone and are happy to accept payments via PayPal invoice or direct bank transfer. Our online shop is now up and running and can be accessed here . We normally post at cost and use a signed-for service for more expensive items. Items can be shipped overseas at cost, however the purchaser will be responsible for settlement of import related tariffs, customs duty or related costs.
Some of the less popular kits may not be in stock and therefore the required components will need to be ordered. If this is the case, you will be advised of the likely timescale.