Welcome to the website of





We are a small friendly group of around 120 members who have an interest in the railways of Italy.


Members receive a quarterly magazine ‘BINARI’ as well as the chance to borrow from our library and participate in meetings around the country.



** a new and much better website is coming – watch this space **




We actively encourage model making in all the principal scales and research into Italian railways.


For a sample copy of our magazine please send a self addressed A5 envelope with a 2nd class stamp to:


David Stevenson

3 Aldersey Road






Or you can print off a membership form here:


2018 Membership Form


To pay via PayPal


 Please log in to your PayPal account and click on “Pay and Send Money”, then click on “Pay for Goods and Services”,


In the box marked “e-mail address” put   shop@italianrailways.co.uk   then click next where it will ask you to enter an amount.

The subscriptions are as follows: 


2018 Subs.


UK Subs 1 year (2018) . . . £17

UK Subs 2 years (2018-19) . . . £32


Rest of World 1 year (2018) . . . £25

Rest of World 2 years (2018-19) . . . £48



Binari Binders


Binari Binders are now available from the Secretary. A5 and large enough for you to be able to get at least three years in each one. They are £8.50 each including postage and you can make a payment via PayPal in the same way you can pay membership. We can also bring them to exhibitions in which case they are £7.25 each, please let us know how many you want and we will bring them along. If you are ordering from outside the UK please contact the Secretary first and he will let you know how much the postage is prior to sending.






Modelmaking Links


Scograil in Ipswich – lots of European models at great prices


Golden Valley Hobbies – ACME Importers


Arcadia – Huge stocks of continental HO in Oldham, Lancs


Gaugemaster – models, scenic items, digital on the south coast


C and M Models in Carlisle – LS Models, Railtop and many more


Winco – Everything European – mail order and exhibitions only


Tecno Modell – an excellent model shop in Livorno, ITALY. Mail order to UK