Welcome to the home of the  RIVERSIDE MINIATURE RAILWAY at the Burton-upon-Trent Model Engineering Society . . . .

We are a group of model engineering enthusiasts that meet at our clubhouse and grounds in Burton-upon-Trent, Staffordshire. Our Society was founded in 1947 and has celebrated its 65 year anniversary in 2012.  Thanks to the efforts of dedicated members our tracks and facilities have been continuously developed and expanded.    The main interest represented within the Society is the steam railway locomotive, although members interests cover the full spectrum of model engineering activities. 

Our facilities provide the following track work :-   A raised level track of 800 feet, for  3 1/2 and 5 inch gauges. The minimum radius of curves is 42 feet. The ground level track is suitable for 5 inch. and 7 1/4 inch gauges with associated point work, a turntable, and both tracks have access points with hydraulic lifts. The raised level and ground level tracks have their own steaming bays. We also have a portable track which is available for use at garden fetes and other public events.

Other facilities include a clubhouse with a meeting room and kitchen, and our grounds have extensive car parking.  Regular 'Steam Ups' are held during the year, and our members enjoy visits to other Midlands based club tracks.  New projects are being considered to further improve the site and facilities available to members and visiting societies.   We are always looking to attract new members, so if you are interested in joining our small, friendly Society, please contact us and arrange to come along to one of our meetings.  To contact our Secretary, please use the emall link on our
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Raised level track clearances



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