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Welcome to Express Models - The only place to buy


The Website owner is Jeanette Over trading as Express Models
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When you make an online purchase we just collect transaction-based data.
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When you engage with us on social media.
When you contact us by any means with queries, complaints etc.
For internal record keeping.


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We know how much data security matters to all our customers. With this in mind we will treat your data with the utmost care and take all appropriate steps to protect it.
We secure access to all transactional areas of our website using 'https' technology.
Access to your personal data is password-protected, ans sensitive data such as payment card information is secured and tokenised to ensure it is protected.


Whenever we collect or process your personal data, we'll only keep it for as long as is necessary for the purpose for which it was collected.
When you place an order, we'll keep the personal data you give us for five years so we can comply with our legal and contractual obligations.


We sometimes share your personal data with trusted third parties. For example, delivery couriers.


We will only comtact you by phone or e-mail to clarify a query on an order or to impart information regardiing your order.


Cookies are used on this shopping site, but only to keep track of the contents of your shopping cart once you have selected an item.

We are currently having a problem with emails to and from our website. Some Order confirmations are not being automatically sent out and also customer email enquiries are not being forwarded to us. If you wish to confirm an order has been placed or have any queries for us please email us directly on our email address

We are working on a new website which will soon be operational and should resolve the problems we currently have.
Apologies for any inconvenience caused.

Visit our Facebook Page by clicking 'links' on the Home page.
Then click 'Facebook Page Link'

Head and Tail LightsHead and Tail Lights
All our head and tail lights are now grouped together in this section.
Subsections are for Standard DC, white headlight versions DC, DCC versions, 'Lightstore' versions etc.
Coach Lighting units For 00 Coaches in DC and DCC.Coach Lighting units For 00 Coaches in DC and DCC.

Coach lighting can dramatically enhance the appearance of a passenger train.
The Express system has the following advantages:-

NEW. All our Analogue and DCC coach lighting units are now fitted with our antiflicker unit as standard and at no extra cost.

Supplied fully assembled and ready to Install.
All our coach lighting is now fitted with one of our Antiflicker units for uninterrupted lighting.
White or Yellow LED's used depending on type and period of the coach.
Automatic polarity rectification in DC units.
Units available in either DC Analogue or DCC Digital formats.
All lighting units are designed specifically for the particular coach as listed.
Not just a 'one size fits all' unit.
Brightness is not affected by speed.
Many coaches do not require any modification to fit the lighting units. However, some require the removal of small amounts from compartment partitions to allow room for the circuit board to fit above them.
Decoders By GaugemasterDecoders By Gaugemaster
A new High Quality budget priced decoder.
This is a 4 function decoder with an eight pin NEM652 plug.
Street & Station LightingStreet & Station Lighting
2mm and 4mm scale working street and station lamps.

We have regrettably discontinued selling the Patronics range of lights.
We have a number of items left which are available in this section at a discounted price to clear the stock.

On a brighter note we have introduced the first two of our new range of Street/Building lights with a period theme, having warm white LEDs representing an incandescent bulb.
Click on this section to have a look.
Our 4mm scale yard tower with 4 high intensity white floodlights.
Also our Depot/Security single & double lamps with high intensity white lights, modern image station lamps and single & double buffer stop lamps.
A new range of Fluorescnt type lamps using long life miniature LEDs.
Ideal for illuminating Fuelling Points, inside inspection pits, under canopies etc.
Only 1.8mm deep therefore can be surface mounted using double sided tape of adhesive.
Uses 12v DC and includes a variable resistor to set brightness to your own preference.
Available in White and Warm White.
Our ever expanding range of LEDs, many produced to our own specifications, which are chosen by us because of their potential for use in model railway applications.
The range includes LEDs with diameters od 1.5mm, 1.8mm, 2.00mm, 3.00mm and 5mm. in a variety of shapes and formats together with surface mount LEDs.
Colours are White, Warm White, Sunny white, Yeloglo, Blue, Green, Red, Yellow and Amber.
Many are available at a discounted price for purchasing 10 or more LEDs of the same type.
LED Striplights for12V DC.LED Striplights for12V DC.
A range of flexible and rigid LED striplights for use with 12V DC.
Each one can be divided into shorter sections with each section usable on 12V DC having all circuitry and solder pads built into each section.
Available in White and Yellow options.
We have acquired a new supplier of White and Warm White LED strips in 30, 24 and 15 way. All can be cut in sections of 3 LEDs and have self adhesive backing. We are now supplying these at a new LOWER PRICE.
4mm Scale Hand Made Telegraph Poles.4mm Scale Hand Made Telegraph Poles.

Our range of handbuilt 4mm scale telegraph poles.
9 different telegraph poles are currently available.
They are built with a turned wood pole, etched metal fittings and turned metal insulators which are all seperately fitted by hand.
The poles are supplied fully assembled and painted and are exquisite replicas of these rarely modelled items that, until recent years, populated every road and railway track.
DCC No Solder Power Bus Kit.DCC No Solder Power Bus Kit.
A complete kit for wiring a DCC power bus below the layout without any under baseboard soldering required.

A link to a customer's YouTube video which demonstrates this kit is available by clicking the 'links' button on the Home page and then 'Powerbus kit demo video on Youtube'
0.6mm Diameter Multistrand cable.0.6mm Diameter Multistrand cable.
A very fine and flexible multistrand cable of only 0.6mm overall diameter.
It has 7 conductor wires which give it great flexibility.
Unlike single core wires flexing will not cause breakage of the conductor wires.
Available in ten colours including all standard DCC colours.
Supplied in 10 metre rolls.

All 10 colours are currently available from stock.

A range of animated neon signs for 4mm or 7mm scale. Fully assembled and mounted in a clear plastic sheet.
An animated TAXI office sign has now been added to this section.
As featured on Discovery Home & Leisure 'Model Town' series.
4mm Scale Road Signs by Ancorton Models. Pre 1967 & Modern.4mm Scale Road Signs by Ancorton Models. Pre 1967 & Modern.

Ancorton Models 4mm Scale signs on posts - ready to use.
Includes pre 1967 and modern road signs and hoardings.
4mm  Scale Colour Light Signals By Traintronics.4mm Scale Colour Light Signals By Traintronics.

The excellent range of Traintronics colour light signals in 2, 3 and 4 aspect versions.
Also available with left and right hand feathers where applicable.
Available with analogue fading interface boards and now as DCC with an interface board which includes a built in digital decoder to allow operation through your DCC controller.

We also now stock the TT300 DCC & Analogue slow motion point motor.
 Barrier Warning Lights Barrier Warning Lights

This section contains the popular Express Models Barrier Warning lights and Barrier lifting kits.
Servo Operated Signal and Crossing Barrier Units.Servo Operated Signal and Crossing Barrier Units.

This section contains our servo operated signal bounce and standalone Bcrossing barrier operating units.
Each one can easily be adjusted for speed and distance of travel using the push buttons and LED indicatorsbuilt into the PCB.
Short videos showing these items in operation can be seen on our Facebook page by clicking 'Links' on our homepage and then clicking 'Facebook Page Link' to take you to our page.
A range of plastic and whitemetal kits of Railside buildings and accessories in 4mm Scale.
We now also list our popular lighting kits for the Fuelling Points and Single and Double Portakabin kits.
The double Portakabin shown here is assembled for illustration. As supplied the kits are not assembled.
Kadee CouplersKadee Couplers
A range of Kadee couplers including the European NEM couplers and the ubiquitous number 5.
Also uncouplers, height gauges etc.

Regrettably , due to the Pound/Dollar Exchange Rate lowering the value of the pound, we have had to increase the price of Kadee items.
Scenic EffectsScenic Effects
Many of our Scenic effects are not limited to any one scale, because several of them are flashing/flickering light sources the scale is determined by the acessories e.g our EX/ARC (arc welding simuation unit) can be used with 2mm, 4mm and 7mm welding figures. All items will be identified by (2mm) /(4mm)/ Universal.
Photographic 4mm Scale Backscenes.Photographic 4mm Scale Backscenes.
2 sets of 4mm photgraphic backscenes.
4 packs for each set in 10 foot lengths which in total can give a 40 foot continuous run for each set.
The sets are "Into the Town" and newly added "Hill and Dale"
Sound ModulesSound Modules
Shuttles,CDUs, Motors & GearsShuttles,CDUs, Motors & Gears
Accessories And ComponentsAccessories And Components
This section includes:-
Fine brass chain.
Grain of Wheat bulbs.
Grain of Rice bulbs.
Battery Holders.
Switches- toggle, push and slide.
Reed switches
and Magnets.
Micro ConnectorsMicro Connectors
A range of very small micro connectors designed to electrically link rolling stock.
Available in 2, 3 and 4 pin versions.
Regulated Power SuppliesRegulated Power Supplies
Seuthe Smoke GeneratorsSeuthe Smoke Generators
About Us Express Models are completely dedicated to your total satisfaction. If you have any suggestions or comments please email us at

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Making A Purchase Making a purchase could not be easier. Just browse our Catalog, and click on any items that you wish to buy and put them into the shopping cart. After you have finished your selection, click on "Order" and you will be asked for a few details that we need to be able to satisfy the order.

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We accept Visa and Mastercard. We do not charge for any item until it is ready to ship. Backordered items are not charged until they are shipped. You may send your credit card information via phone, fax, snail mail or over the Internet.
Shipping And Handling Postage and Packing on small orders up to £14.99 will be charged £1.95.
Postage and packing is £2.50 for orders from £15.00 up to £39.99.
Postage and Packing is £2.95 for orders from £40.00 up to £59.99.
Postage and Packing is £3.50 for orders from £60.00 to £99.99.
Orders above £100.00 are normally despatched post free. First Class post is used for all orders unless otherwise stated in the information in each item on the site.
Overseas orders are charged £5.50 standard rate for for postage and packing.
Heavy items will state the postage surcharge in their details.
Delivery Schedule We deliver your order right away. We will normally send your order to you in 7 business days . International orders are generally received in under 14 days.
Any backorders will be noted on your invoice and will not be charged for until they are ready for despatch.
Back Orders If your item is not in stock, we will back order for you. You will always be emailed with the option to cancel your order if you would rather not wait.
Credit Card Security All credit and debit card transactions are processed by our secure payment service provider Secure Trading. Your full card details are not forwarded to us and no money is taken by Secure Trading at the time of sale. The card and payment is authorised by Secure Trading and payment is only taken when we call upon it when your goods are ready to despatch.
Payment will only be taken for items being despatched. Any out of stock items will be backordered and the payment for them taken when despatched. Postage, where applicable, will be charged on the first shipment and any backorders will follow , when available, post free.
Guarantee We guarantee your satisfaction. All of our products come with a 30 day no quibble guarantee.
Reaching Us If you need to reach us, please email us on, alternatively, you can call on 01509 829008 (International +44 <phone without first zero>) or fax us on 01509 560878 or write to us at 65 Conway Drive, Shepshed, Loughborough, Leics. LE12 9PP. England..
Privacy Policy Express Models do not disclose buyers information to third parties. Cookies are used on this shopping site, but only to keep track of the contents of your shopping cart once you have selected an item.Data collected by this site is used to:
a. Take and fulfill customer orders
b. Administer and enhance the site and service
c. Only disclose information to third-parties for goods delivery purposes
Returns Policy Please address returns of all types to:

Express Models
65 Conway Drive
LE12 9PP

Post Items back by Royal Mail 2nd class or, if over 2Kg, by Parcelforce. Ask at the post office for a "proof of postage" for Royal Mail consignments, they will give you a receipt free of charge.

Faulty or incorrectly supplied items will receive immediate attention by replacement or refund. as appropriate, by return of post. Any postage refund will only be considered if goods are returned as above.

Unwanted items will normally be exchanged or refunded if returned unused, within 14 days of receipt. Postage will normally be charged on exchanged items.

Please include a covering letter with details of the return or a printout of any email correspondence which you have sent or received from us, regarding your return.

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