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Emerson Zooline Railroad's Chance Rides C.P. Huntington train in Saint Louis Zoo, one of hundreds of exact copies of this ride model in locations worldwide

A ridable miniature railway (US: riding railroad or grand scale railroad) is a large scale, usually ground-level railway that hauls passengers using locomotives that are often models of full-sized railway locomotives (powered by diesel or petrol engines, live steam or electric motors).

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Overview

Typically miniature railways have a rail track gauge between 5 in (127 mm) and under 15 in (381 mm), though both larger and smaller gauges are used.

At gauges of 5 in (127 mm) and less, the track is commonly raised above ground level. Flat cars are arranged with foot boards so that driver and passengers sit astride the track. The track is often multi-gauged, to accommodate 5 in (127 mm), 3+12 in (89 mm), and sometimes 2+12 in (64 mm) gauge locomotives.

The smaller gauges of miniature railway track can also be portable and is generally 3+12 in (89 mm)/5 in (127 mm) gauge on raised track or as 7+14 in (184 mm)/10+14 in (260 mm) on ground level. Typically portable track is used to carry passengers at temporary events such as fêtes and summer fairs. [1]

Typically miniature lines are operated by not for profit organisations - often model engineering societies - though some are entirely in private grounds and others operate commercially.

There are many national organisations representing and providing guidance on miniature railway operations including the Australian Association of Live Steamers and Southern Federation of Model Engineering Societies.

Distinctions between model, miniature, and minimum-gauge railway

A 'model railway' is one where the gauge is too small for people to ride on the trains. Due to the use of mixed gauge tracks, passengers may ride on a miniature railway which shares the same gauge as, and is pulled by, a large model locomotive on a smaller model gauge, although this is rare.

'Miniature railways' are railways that can be ridden by people and are used for pleasure/as a pastime for their constructors and passengers. In the USA, miniature railways are also known as 'riding railroads' or 'grand scale railroads'. The track gauges recognised as being miniature railways vary by country, but in the UK the maximum gauge is 350 mm (13+2532 in). [2]

A 'minimum-gauge railway', which generally starts at 15 in (381 mm) gauge, is one that was originally conceived as a commercial railway with small gauge track, with a working function as an estate railway, an industrial railway, or a provider of public transport links, such as the Romney, Hythe and Dymchurch Railway, Fairbourne Railway or the Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway.

In the UK, a gauge of 350 mm (13+2532 in) [or above] or crossing a carriageway are the criteria used by the Office of Rail and Road (ORR), at which a railway is no longer classed as miniature and is therefore subject to formal regulation: they may be minor railways and/or heritage railways; the concept of minimum gauge is not recognised for the purposes of regulation.

Gauge

There are over 1,000 miniature railways open to the public around the world, not counting private railways, with 7+14 in (184 mm) gauge being by far the most numerous. Many layouts have dual-gauge track combing two, three or even more different gauges.

Miniature railways

NameGaugeCountryLocationNotes
Burton upon Trent Model Engineering Society.Mixed gauges:

3+12 in (89 mm)
5 in (127 mm)
7+14 in (184 mm)

Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UK Burton upon Trent, StaffordshireRaised track: 3+12 in (89 mm) and 5 in (127 mm)
Ground level: dual gauge 5 in (127 mm) and 7+14 in (184 mm) [3]
Canterbury Society of Model and Experimental EngineersMixed gauges:
2+12 in (64 mm)
3+12 in (89 mm)
5 in (127 mm)
7+14 in (184 mm)
Flag of New Zealand.svg New ZealandHalswell Domain, Christchurch Canterbury Society of Model and Experimental Engineers. [4] [5] [6] Host of 2006 CANMOD International Convention.
West Wiltshire Society of Model EngineersMixed gauges:

3+12 in (89 mm)
5 in (127 mm)

Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UK Westbury, Wiltshire Primarily a Model Engineering society with regular open days for the public.
Kapiti Miniature Railway and Model Engineering Society IncMixed gauges:

2+12 in (64 mm)
3+12 in (89 mm)
5 in (127 mm)
7+14 in (184 mm)

Flag of New Zealand.svg New ZealandParaparaumu
Maidstone Model Engineering SocietyMixed gauges:

2+12 in (64 mm)
3+12 in (89 mm)
5 in (127 mm)

Flag of New Zealand.svg New ZealandUpper Hutt
Nelson Society of ModellersMixed gauges:
2+12 in (64 mm)
3+12 in (89 mm)
5 in (127 mm)
6+14 in (159 mm) [7]
7+14 in (184 mm)
Flag of New Zealand.svg New ZealandNelson
New Plymouth Society of Model and Experimental EngineersMixed gauges:

2+12 in (64 mm)
3+12 in (89 mm)
5 in (127 mm)

Flag of New Zealand.svg New ZealandNew Plymouth
Tauranga Model Marine and Engineering ClubsMixed gauges:

2+12 in (64 mm)
3+12 in (89 mm)
5 in (127 mm)

Flag of New Zealand.svg New ZealandTauranga
Wirral Model Engineers Society Mixed gauges:

2+12 in (64 mm)
3+12 in (89 mm)
5 in (127 mm) [8]

Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UK Royden Park, Wirral
Canberra Miniature Railway3+12 in (89 mm) Flag of Australia (converted).svg AustraliaCanberra, Australia [9]
S.A.S.M.E.E. Park3+12 in (89 mm) Flag of Australia (converted).svg AustraliaAdelaide, Australia [10]
Hamilton Model EngineersMixed gauges:
3+12 in (89 mm)
5 in (127 mm)
7+14 in (184 mm)
Flag of New Zealand.svg New Zealand Minogue Park, Hamilton Founded 1931. At Minogue Park since 1983. [11]
Hawkes Bay Model Engineering SocietyMixed gauges:
3+12 in (89 mm)
5 in (127 mm)
Flag of New Zealand.svg New ZealandNapier
Hutt Valley Model Engineering SocietyMixed gauges:
3+12 in (89 mm)
5 in (127 mm)
7+14 in (184 mm)
Flag of New Zealand.svg New ZealandLower Hutt
Manukau Live SteamersMixed gauges:
3+12 in (89 mm)
5 in (127 mm)
7+14 in (184 mm)
Flag of New Zealand.svg New ZealandManukau
Abbeydale miniature railway Mixed gauges:
3+12 in (89 mm)
5 in (127 mm)
7+14 in (184 mm)
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UKSheffieldRaised track: triple 3+12 in (89 mm), 5 in (127 mm) and 7+14 in (184 mm)
Ground level: dual gauge 5 in (127 mm) and 7+14 in (184 mm) in [12]
Ashton Court RailwayMixed gauges:
3+12 in (89 mm)
5 in (127 mm)
7+14 in (184 mm)
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UKBristolRaised track: 3+12 in (89 mm) and 5 in (127 mm)
Ground level: dual gauge 5 in (127 mm) and 7+14 in (184 mm) [3]
Barton House Railway Mixed gauges:
3+12 in (89 mm)
7+14 in (184 mm)
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UK Wroxham, Norfolk
Bridgend Miniature RailwayMixed gauges:
3+12 in (89 mm)
5 in (127 mm)
7+14 in (184 mm)
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UK Bridgend [13]
Caldecotte Miniature Railway Mixed gauges:
3+12 in (89 mm)
5 in (127 mm)
7+14 in (184 mm)
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UK Milton Keynes, BuckinghamshireCaldecotte Miniature Railway has a specially built disabled carriage. [14]
Canvey Railway and Model Engineering Club3+12 in (89 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UK Canvey Island, EssexRaised track dual gauge 3+12 in (89 mm) and 5 in (127 mm)
Chelmsford City Miniature RailwayMixed gauges:
3+12 in (89 mm)
5 in (127 mm)
7+14 in (184 mm)
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UK Chelmsford Operated by Chelmsford Society of Model Engineers
Cinderbarrow Miniature RailwayMixed gauges:
3+12 in (89 mm)
5 in (127 mm)
7+14 in (184 mm)
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UK Yealand Redmayne, Lancashire [15]
Crowborough Miniature Railway3+12 in (89 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UKEast Sussex [16]
Cutteslowe Park Miniature Railway3+12 in (89 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UKOxford, Oxfordshire [17]
Derwen Fawr Miniature RailwayMixed gauges:
3+12 in (89 mm)
5 in (127 mm)
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UK Swansea, WalesOperated by the Swansea Society of Model Engineers [18]

[19]

Keighley & District Model Engineering Society Marley Railway (KDMES) Mixed gauges:

3+12 in (89 mm)
5 in (127 mm)

Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UK Keighley, West Yorkshire The KDMES trains [20] operate a 1,200 ft (370 m) scenic oval raised level track located at the Marley Activity Centre in Keighley. [21] The railway is open for public rides during the summer, and available for private functions [22] and corporate events. [23]
Leyland Society of Model Engineers3+12 in (89 mm) and 5 in (127 mm) on raised level, and 7+14 in (184 mm) ground level Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UKLancashire [24]
Maidstone Model Engineering Society3+12 in (89 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UK Mote Park, Maidstone, Kent [25]
Malden and District Society of Model Engineers LtdMixed Gauges:
3+12 in (89 mm)
5 in (127 mm)
7+14 in (184 mm)
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UKThames Ditton, Surrey [26]
Mid Cheshire Society of Model EngineersMixed gauges:
3+12 in (89 mm)
5 in (127 mm)
7+14 in (184 mm)
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UKSandiway, Cheshire [27]
North London Society of Model Engineers (NLSME)3+12 in (89 mm)
5 in (127 mm)
7+14 in (184 mm)
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UKHertfordshire [28]
Pembrey Miniature RailwayMixed gauges:
3+12 in (89 mm)
5 in (127 mm)
7+14 in (184 mm)
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UK Pembrey Country Park, Carmarthenshire [29]
Polegate & District Model Engineering Club (PADMEC)Mixed gauges:
3+12 in (89 mm)
5 in (127 mm)
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UKPolegate, East SussexRaised track: dual gauge 3+12 in (89 mm) and 5 in (127 mm) [30]
Ridgeway Park light railway3+12 in (89 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UKChingford, London
Roxbourne RailwayMixed gauges:
3+12 in (89 mm)
5 in (127 mm)
7+14 in (184 mm)
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UKRoxbourne Park, Field End Rd, Ruislip HA4 9PBOperated by Harrow and Wembley Society of Model Engineers
Gilling RailwayMixed gauges:
3+12 in (89 mm)
5 in (127 mm)
7+14 in (184 mm)
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UK Gilling East, YorkshireOperated by Ryedale Society of Model Engineers Limited. [31]
Spenborough Model & Experimental Engineers Ltd3+12 in (89 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UKCleckheaton, West Yorkshire, BD19 5LL [32]
Staines Society of Model EngineersMixed gauges:
2+12 in (64 mm)
3+12 in (89 mm)
5 in (127 mm)
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UKStaines Park, Staines, Surrey Raised track. [33] [34]
Tonbridge Model Engineering Society3+12 in (89 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UKKent
Tyneside Society of Model & Experimental EngineersMixed gauges:
3+12 in (89 mm)
5 in (127 mm)
7+14 in (184 mm)
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UK Exhibition Park, Newcastle upon Tyne [35]
Welling and District Model Engineering SocietyMixed gauges:
3+12 in (89 mm)
5 in (127 mm)
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  United Kingdom Hall Place, Bexley Opening 2022. [36] [37]
La Cañada Valley Railroad 4+34 in (121 mm) Flag of the United States.svg USA Flintridge, California Located at the home of Disney animator Ollie Johnston. Influenced the design of Walt Disney's Carolwood Pacific Railroad. Defunct.
Canberra Miniature Railway5 in (127 mm) Flag of Australia (converted).svg AustraliaCanberra [9]
Hornsby Model Engineers, Galston, NSW5 in (127 mm) Flag of Australia (converted).svg Australia Galston, New South Wales 5 in (127 mm) [38]
Illawarra Live Steamers5 in (127 mm) Flag of Australia (converted).svg AustraliaNorth WollongongThe ground level track is 5 in (127 mm). The elevated track is 5 in (127 mm), 3+12 in (89 mm) and 2+12 in (64 mm). There is also a garden gauge track inside the elevated track. [39]
Northern Districts Model Engineering Society5 in (127 mm) Flag of Australia (converted).svg AustraliaBalcatta, Western Australia2+12 in (64 mm), 3+12 in (89 mm), 5 in (127 mm) and 7+14 in (184 mm)
Portarlington Miniature Railway5 in (127 mm) Flag of Australia (converted).svg AustraliaVictoria5 in (127 mm) and 7+14 in (184 mm) [40]
S.A.S.M.E.E. Park5 in (127 mm) Flag of Australia (converted).svg AustraliaAdelaide [41]
Sydney Live Steam Locomotive Society 5 in (127 mm) Flag of Australia (converted).svg Australia West Ryde, New South Wales 5 in / 127 mm and 89 mm / 3+12 in and 64 mm / 2+12 in [42]
Willans Hill Miniature Railway 5 in (127 mm) Flag of Australia (converted).svg AustraliaWagga Wagga, NSW [43]
Petit Train à Vapeur de ForestMixed gauges:
5 in (127 mm)
7+14 in (184 mm)
Flag of Belgium (civil).svg Belgium Brussels [44]
Stoomgroep Turnhout5 in (127 mm) Flag of Belgium (civil).svg Belgium Turnhout 5 in (127 mm) ground track [45]
Mini train des maraisMixed gauge:

5 in (127 mm)
7+14 in (184 mm)

Flag of France.svg France Saint-Lô [46]
Petit train des TempliersMixed gauge:

5 in (127 mm)
7+14 in (184 mm)

Flag of France.svg France Épinay-sur-Orge Two circuits of 350 meters in 5 in (127 mm) and 7+14 in (184 mm). Nine electric locomotives and diesel. Mainly French locomotives. Open some Sundays from March to November. [47]
Anyoji Garden Railway5 in (127 mm) Flag of Japan.svg Japan Toyoura, Yamaguchi, Shimonoseki City3+12 in (89 mm) and 5 in (127 mm) [48]
Ichikawa Live Steamers5 in (127 mm) Flag of Japan.svg Japan Hakuba, Nagano [49]
Hakuba Mini Train Park5 in (127 mm) Flag of Japan.svg Japan Ichikawa, Chiba, Tokyo [49]
Sakuragi Railway5 in (127 mm) Flag of Japan.svg Japan Kumamoto City, Kumamoto3+12 in (89 mm) and 5 in (127 mm)
Hitoyoshi Live Steam Club5 in (127 mm) Flag of Japan.svg Japan Hitoyoshi, KumamotoMixed gauges:

3+12 in (89 mm)
5 in (127 mm)
7+14 in (184 mm)

Stoomgroep West Zuiderpark5 in (127 mm) Flag of the Netherlands.svg Netherlands The Hague 3+12 in (89 mm) and 5 in (127 mm) mixed raised oval. [45]
Eastern Bay of Plenty Model Engineering SocietyMixed gauges:

5 in (127 mm)
7+14 in (184 mm)

Flag of New Zealand.svg New ZealandWhakatane
Havelock North and Live Steamers AssociatedMixed gauges:

5 in (127 mm)

Flag of New Zealand.svg New ZealandHavelock North, Hastings
Hawkes Bay Model Engineering Society5 in (127 mm) Flag of New Zealand.svg New ZealandAnderson Park, Napier3+12 in (89 mm) and 5 in (127 mm)
Palmerston North Model Engineering Club IncMixed gauges:

5 in (127 mm)
7+14 in (184 mm)

Flag of New Zealand.svg New ZealandPalmerston North
Thames Small Gauge Railway SocietyMixed gauges:

5 in (127 mm)
7+14 in (184 mm)

Flag of New Zealand.svg New ZealandThames
Whangarei Model Engineering Club Mixed gauges:

5 in (127 mm)
7+14 in (184 mm)

Flag of New Zealand.svg New ZealandWhangarei
Ferrocarril de las Delicias [50] 5 in (127 mm) Flag of Spain.svg Spain Madrid Located inside Madrid's Railway Museum [51]
Swiss Vapeur Parc 5 in (127 mm) Flag of Switzerland (Pantone).svg SwitzerlandLe BouveretDual gauge: 7+14 in / 184 mm and 5 in / 127 mm. [52]
Beech Hurst Park Miniature Railway5 in (127 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UKHaywards Heath, West SussexRaised track dual 3+12 in (89 mm) and 5 in (127 mm) [53]
Bushey Miniature Railway5 in (127 mm)
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UKHertfordshireA 5 in (127 mm) gauge miniature railway in Bushey, Herts consisting of 230 ft or 70 m ground level track with various sidings and two bridges. A private railway, but viewing and rides are available by appointment. [54]
Canvey Railway and Model Engineering Club5 in (127 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UK Canvey Island, EssexRaised track dual gauge 3+12 in (89 mm) and 5 in (127 mm)
Copsewood Miniature Railway5 in (127 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UKCopsewood Sports Ground, Binley, CoventryAlso 3+12 in (89 mm) & 7+14 in (184 mm) gauges [55] [56]
Cutteslowe Park Miniature Railway5 in (127 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UKOxford, OxfordshireRaised & ground level [17]
Dampf-Bahn-Club Sprockhövel Mixed gauges:
5 in (127 mm)
7+14 in (184 mm)
Flag of Germany.svg GER Sprockhövel-Haßlinghausen Includes steel bridge with underpass [57]
East Grinstead Model Engineering Society5 in (127 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UK East Grinstead, West SussexPortable ground level [1]
Eaton Park Miniature Railway 5 in (127 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UK Norwich Two lines, one 3+12 in (89 mm) and 5 in (127 mm) gauge track, one mixed 5 in (127 mm) and 7+14 in (184 mm) inch gauge
Leyland Society of Model Engineers5 in (127 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UKLancashire [24]
Maidstone Model Engineering Society5 in (127 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UK Mote Park, Maidstone, Kent [25]
Mount Edgcumbe House Railway5 in (127 mm)Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UK Mount Edgcumbe House, Cremyll, Cornwall [58]
Ribble Valley Live Steamers5 in (127 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UKClitheroe, LancashireAlso 2+12 in (64 mm) & 3+12 in (89 mm) gauges [59]
Ridgeway Park light railway5 in (127 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UKChingford, London
Riverside Miniature Railway Mixed gauges:
5 in (127 mm)
7+14 in (184 mm)
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UK St Neots, Cambridgeshire [60]
Ryton Pools Miniature Railway5 in (127 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UK Ryton Pools Country Park Coventry Model Engineering Society. Also 3+12 in (89 mm) gauge.
Spenborough Model & Experimental Engineers Ltd5 in (127 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UKCleckheaton, West Yorkshire BD19 5LL [32]
Wimbourne District Society of Model Engineers5 in (127 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UKDorset5 in (127 mm) and a short raised level | 3+12 in (89 mm) and | 2+12 in (64 mm) track
Modelbouwvereniging Hoekse WaardMixed Gauges:
5 in (127 mm)
7+14 in (184 mm)
Flag of the Netherlands.svg Netherlands Barendrecht, Zuid-Holland [61]
Altona Miniature Railway7+14 in (184 mm) Flag of Australia (converted).svg AustraliaVictoria5 in / 127 mm and 7+14 in / 184 mm [62]
Box Hill Miniature Steam Railway7+14 in (184 mm) Flag of Australia (converted).svg AustraliaVictoria5 in / 127 mm and 7+14 in / 184 mm [63]
Campbelltown Miniature Passenger Railway7+14 in (184 mm) Flag of Australia (converted).svg AustraliaVictoria
Castledare Miniature Railway 7+14 in (184 mm) Flag of Australia (converted).svg Australia Wilson, Western Australia
Cohunu Park Railway7+14 in (184 mm) Flag of Australia (converted).svg Australia Byford, Western Australia
Diamond Valley Railway 7+14 in (184 mm) Flag of Australia (converted).svg AustraliaEltham Victoria7+14 in / 184 mm [64]
Canberra Miniature Railway7+14 in (184 mm) Flag of Australia (converted).svg AustraliaCanberra [9]
MVRail7+14 in (184 mm) Flag of Australia (converted).svg AustraliaMorphett Vale Railway, Morphett vale, Weatsheaf Rd, South Australia [65]
Penwood Railroad Inc. Flag of Australia (converted).svg AustraliaJaspers Brush, NSW [66]
Portarlington Miniature Railway7+14 in (184 mm) Flag of Australia (converted).svg AustraliaVictoria5 in (127 mm) and 7+14 in (184 mm) [40]
S.A.S.M.E.E. Park7+14 in (184 mm) Flag of Australia (converted).svg AustraliaAdelaide [41]
Willans Hill Miniature Railway 7+14 in (184 mm) Flag of Australia (converted).svg AustraliaWagga Wagga, NSW [43]
Stoomgroep Turnhout vzw7+14 in (184 mm) Flag of Belgium (civil).svg BelgiumTurnhout [67]
Golden Horseshoe Live Steamers7+14 in (184 mm) Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg CanadaHamilton, Ontario [68]
Roundhouse Park Miniature Railway7+14 in (184 mm) Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Canada Toronto Two locomotives (replica steam with tender and diesel-electric), four passenger cars and one caboose
Nábřeží paromilů dětská železnice7+14 in (184 mm) Flag of the Czech Republic.svg CzechHradec Králové, Bohemia7+14 in / 184 mm and 5 in / 127 mm dual gauge [69]
S.M.P.D. Parková dráha Olympia7+14 in (184 mm) Flag of the Czech Republic.svg CzechBrno, Moravia7+14 in (184 mm) + 5 in (127 mm) dual gauge
Finnish Railway Museum 7+14 in (184 mm) Flag of Finland.svg FinlandHyvinkää
Petit train de grenade7+14 in (184 mm) Flag of France.svg France Grenade 7 14 in (184 mm) [70]
Parkbahn Schmiden7+14 in (184 mm) Flag of Germany.svg GermanyFellbach
Hungarian Railway Museum 7+14 in (184 mm) Flag of Hungary.svg HungaryBudapest
John F. Kennedy Arboretum7+14 in (184 mm) Flag of Ireland.svg IrelandWexford [71]
Akubi Lightweight Railway7+14 in (184 mm) Flag of Japan.svg JapanPreviously located in Bentengaoka [72]
Matsudayama Herb Garden7+14 in (184 mm) Flag of Japan.svg Japan Matsuda, Kanagawa Includes 1/6 scale Romancecar (Odakyu 10000 series HiSE) replica [73]
Lankelz Railway 7+14 in (184 mm) Flag of Luxembourg.svg Luxembourg Esch-sur-Alzette, south-eastern Luxembourg [74]
Stoomgroep West Zuiderpark7+14 in (184 mm) Flag of the Netherlands.svg Netherlands The Hague A sizeable network in "Zuiderpark", a big city park [45]
Cambridge Model Engineering Society Inc7+14 in (184 mm) Flag of New Zealand.svg New ZealandCambridge
Kapiti Miniature Railway & Associates7+14 in (184 mm) Flag of New Zealand.svg New Zealand Raumati Marine Gardens, Raumati Beach5 in / 127 mm and 7+14 in / 184 mm) dual gauge
Keirunga Park Railway7+14 in (184 mm) Flag of New Zealand.svg New ZealandHavelock North [75]
Mana Ariki Railway Inc7+14 in (184 mm) Flag of New Zealand.svg New ZealandTaumaranui
Featherston Miniature Fell Society7+14 in (184 mm) Flag of New Zealand.svg New ZealandFeatherston, Wairarapa
Pully 7+14 in (184 mm) Flag of Switzerland (Pantone).svg Switzerland [76]
Stainer Liliputbahn AG7+14 in (184 mm) Flag of Switzerland (Pantone).svg Switzerland Stein am Rhein [77]
Swiss Vapeur Parc 7+14 in (184 mm) Flag of Switzerland (Pantone).svg SwitzerlandLe BouveretDual gauge: 7+14 in / 184 mm and 5 in / 127 mm [52]
There and Back Light Railway [78] 7+14 in (184 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UKEast MidlandsThis railway is entirely portable and can be set up almost anywhere flat. Can be seen at events across the country and uses a Bagnall steam locomotive on a 450 ft (137.2 m) ground level track.
Acton Miniature Railway7+14 in (184 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UKActon London Transport Museum Depot, London [79]
Alexandra Park Miniature Railway7+14 in (184 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UK Alexandra Park, Hastings
Millerbeck Light Railway7+14 in (184 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UK Staveley-in-Cartmel, Cumbria Opened in 1985, privately owned, while opened to the public [80]
Barking Park Light Railway 7+14 in (184 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UKRe-opened Easter 2009. [81]
Barnards Miniature Railway7+14 in (184 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UK
Barton House Railway 7+14 in (184 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UK Wroxham, Norfolk
Beamish Cog Railway7+14 in (184 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UK Beamish Museum, Durham
Beer Heights Light Railway 7+14 in (184 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UKDevon
Bekonscot Light Railway 7+14 in (184 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UKBuckinghamshire [82]
Bentley Miniature Railway7+14 in (184 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UK [83]
Bents Miniature Railway7+14 in (184 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UK Warrington 1982–88 [84]
Brockwell Park Miniature Railway7+14 in (184 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UK South London 1951–1961 & 2003–present [85]
Brookside Miniature Railway7+14 in (184 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UK Poynton 1988–99; [84] closed [86] Now running again under new management.
Canvey Railway and Model Engineering Club7+14 in (184 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UK Canvey Island, EssexGround level
Coate Water Miniature Railway7+14 in (184 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UK Coate Water Country Park, SwindonCombined 7+14 in / 184 mm and 5 in / 127 mm
Conwy Valley Railway Museum Miniature Railway7+14 in (184 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UKWales
Cutteslowe Park 7+14 in (184 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UKOxford, Oxfordshire [17]
Danson Park 7+14 in (184 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UKBexleyheath1946–1948 [87]
Dobwalls Forest Railroad 7+14 in (184 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UKCornwallClosed
Dragon Miniature Railway7+14 in (184 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UK Marple, Greater Manchester [84]
Eastbourne Miniature Steam Railway7+14 in (184 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UKEast Sussex [88]
East Herts Miniature Railway 7+14 in (184 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UK Great Amwell near Ware, Hertfordshire [89]
Echills Wood Railway 7+14 in (184 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UKKingsbury Water Park, Warwickshire [90]
Fancott Miniature Railway 7+14 in (184 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UKBedfordshire [91]
Foxfield Miniature Railway7+14 in (184 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UKStoke-on-Trent [92]
Frimley Lodge Miniature Railway7+14 in (184 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UK [93]
Great Cockcrow Railway 7+14 in (184 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UK [94]
Grosvenor Park Miniature Railway7+14 in (184 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UKChester [95]
Guildford Model Engineering Society7+14 in (184 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UKSurrey [96]
Halton Miniature Railway Society7+14 in (184 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UKRuncorn, Cheshire [97]
High Legh Railway7+14 in (184 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UKHigh Legh Garden Centre, Cheshire [98]
Hollycombe Garden Railway7+14 in (184 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UKIron Hill, Liphook, Hampshire [99]
Ilford & West Essex Model Railway Club7+14 in (184 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UKChadwell Heath [100]
Leyland Society of Model Engineers7+14 in (184 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UKLancashire [24]
Little Orchard Railway7+14 in (184 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UKSuffolk [101]
Little Western Railway7+14 in (184 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UKNewquay, Cornwall [102]
Lodge Farm Park Miniature Railway7+14 in (184 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UK Romford
Mid Cheshire Society of Model Engineers7+14 in (184 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UKSandiway, Cheshire [27]
Fenn Bell Inn Zoo7+14 in (184 mm)Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UK St. Mary Hoo, Kent [103]
Mizens Railway 7+14 in (184 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UKWoking, Surrey [104]
Moors Valley Railway 7+14 in (184 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UKDorset [105]
Mortocombe Railway7+14 in (184 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UKChilton, Oxfordshire [106]
Museum of Power 7+14 in (184 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UK Langford, Essex
National Railway Museum 7+14 in (184 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UKYork
Ness Islands Railway 7+14 in (184 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UKInverness, Scotland
North London Society of Model Engineers (NLSME)7+14 in (184 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UK [28]
Parkland Miniature Railway7+14 in (184 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UK Hemsby, Norfolk
Pinewood Miniature Railway7+14 in (184 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UKWokingham, BerkshireCombined 7+14 in (184 mm) and 5 in (127 mm) [107]
Plowman's Railroad 7+14 in (184 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UKDorset
Porterswick Junction Light Railway 7+14 in (184 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UKHidden Valley Discovery Park, Cornwall [108]
Pugneys Light Railway7+14 in (184 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UKWakefield [109]
Ridgeway Park light railway7+14 in (184 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UKChingford, London
Saltwood Miniature Railway 7+14 in (184 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UKKent [110]
Sanday Light Railway 7+14 in (184 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UK Braeswick, Sanday, Orkney
Spenborough Model & Experimental Engineers Ltd7+14 in (184 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UKCleckheaton, West Yorkshire [32]
Strand Miniature Railway7+14 in (184 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UKGillingham, Kent [111]
Swanley New Barn Railway 7+14 in (184 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UKKent
The Time Machine (Bosworth Line)7+14 in (184 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UK Funtington, West Sussex po18-9dh
Thornes Park Miniature Railway7+14 in (184 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UK Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Wellington Country Park Railway7+14 in (184 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UKBerkshire [112] [113]
Welsh Highland Heritage Miniature Railway7+14 in (184 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UKPorthmadog, Wales
Weston Park Railway7+14 in (184 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UKShropshire [114]
Willen Miniature Railway7+14 in (184 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UKMilton Keynes
Willow Wood Railway7+14 in (184 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UKStowupland, Suffolk
Woodseaves Miniature Railway7+14 in (184 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UKShropshire [115] [116]
Wolds Way Lavender Narrow Gauge Railway7+14 in (184 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UKWintringham, North YorkshireUsed to transport harvested lavender, logs and passengers
Wythall miniature railway 7+14 in (184 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UKWorcestershireIt has a multigauge track consisting of 7+14 in (184 mm), 5 inch and 3+12 in (89 mm) gauge track. [117]
Carolwood Pacific Railroad 7+14 in (184 mm) Flag of the United States.svg USA Holmby Hills, Los Angeles, California Located at the home of Walt Disney. Influenced the design of the Disneyland Railroad. Defunct.
Assiniboine Valley Railway 7+12 in (190.5 mm) Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Canada Winnipeg, Manitoba
Burnaby Central Railway7+12 in (190.5 mm) Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Canada Burnaby, British Columbia [118]
Iron Horse Park Airdrie 7+12 in (190.5 mm) Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Canada Airdrie, Alberta
Paradise Valley Railway7+12 in (190.5 mm) Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Canada Powell River, British Columbia [119]
Alaska Live Steamers7+12 in (190.5 mm) Flag of the United States.svg USA Wasilla, Alaska
Annetta Valley & Western Railroad7+12 in (190.5 mm) Flag of the United States.svg USA Annetta, Texas [120]
Adobe Mountain Desert Park 7+12 in (190.5 mm) Flag of the United States.svg USA Phoenix, Arizona
Carillon Park Railroad7+12 in (190.5 mm) Flag of the United States.svg USA Carillon Historical Park, Dayton, Ohio [121] [122]
Central Pasco & Gulf Railroad7+12 in (190.5 mm) Flag of the United States.svg USA Crews Lake Wilderness Park, Shady Hills, Florida [123]
Grand Concourse Railroad7+12 in (190.5 mm) Flag of the United States.svg USA Shady Hills, Florida [124]
Great Lakes Live Steamers7+12 in (190.5 mm) Flag of the United States.svg USARoyal Oak and Southgate, Michigan [125]
Hesston Steam Museum 7+12 in (190.5 mm) Flag of the United States.svg USA Hesston, Indiana [126]
Houston Area Live Steamers7+12 in (190.5 mm) Flag of the United States.svg USA Hockley, Texas [127]
Illinois Live Steamers7+12 in (190.5 mm) Flag of the United States.svg USA Chicago, Illinois [128]
Kitsap Live Steamers7+12 in (190.5 mm) Flag of the United States.svg USA Port Orchard, Washington [129]
Lakes Park & Gulf Railroad7+12 in (190.5 mm) Flag of the United States.svg USA Lakes Regional Park, Fort Myers, Florida [130]
Largo Central Railroad7+12 in (190.5 mm) Flag of the United States.svg USALargo Central Park, Largo, Florida [131]
Los Angeles Live Steamers Railroad Museum 7+12 in (190.5 mm) Flag of the United States.svg USA Los Angeles, California
North Georgia Live Steamers7+12 in (190.5 mm) Flag of the United States.svg USA Conyers, Georgia [132]
Orange County Model Engineers7+12 in (190.5 mm) Flag of the United States.svg USA Costa Mesa, California [133]
Riverside Live Steamers7+12 in (190.5 mm) Flag of the United States.svg USA Riverside, California [134]
Sacramento Valley Live Steamers7+12 in (190.5 mm) Flag of the United States.svg USA Rancho Cordova, California 7+12 in (190.5 mm) gauge and 4+14 in (108 mm) gauge [135]
Sagebrush Short Line Railroad7+12 in (190.5 mm) Flag of the United States.svg USA Ridgecrest, California [136]
Scottsdale Live Steamers7+12 in (190.5 mm) Flag of the United States.svg USA McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park, Scottsdale, Arizona
Sandy Ridge & Clear Lake Railway 7+12 in (190.5 mm) Flag of the United States.svg USA Battle Creek, Michigan
Shady Dell Pacific7+12 in (190.5 mm) Flag of the United States.svg USAPacific Northwest Live Steamers, Molalla, Oregon [137]
South Coast Railroad Museum 7+12 in (190.5 mm) Flag of the United States.svg USAGoleta Short Line, Goleta, California [138]
Southern California Live Steamers7+12 in (190.5 mm) Flag of the United States.svg USAWilson Park

Torrance, California

Adjacent to Wilson Park
Torrey Pacific Railroad7+12 in (190.5 mm) Flag of the United States.svg USADel Mar, CaliforniaPrivate/defunct; owner died
Tradewinds & Atlantic Railroad7+12 in (190.5 mm) Flag of the United States.svg USATradewinds Park, Coconut Creek, Florida [139]
Train Mountain Railroad 7+12 in (190.5 mm) Flag of the United States.svg USA Chiloquin, Oregon [140]
Triad Live Steamers7+12 in (190.5 mm) Flag of the United States.svg USAFarmington and Harrisburg, North Carolina [141]
Wales West Light Railway 7+12 in (190.5 mm) Flag of the United States.svg USA Silverhill, Alabama [142]
White Creek Railroad7+12 in (190.5 mm) Flag of the United States.svg USA Michigan [143]
Willow Creek Railroad7+12 in (190.5 mm) Flag of the United States.svg USAat Antique Powerland, Brooks, Oregon [144]
Holly Tree Railway7+34 in (197 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UKat the Holly Tree PH, Leytonstone, London [145]
Bankside Miniature Railway8+14 in (210 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UKBrambridge Park Garden Centre, Eastleigh, Hampshire [146]
Faversham Miniature Railway 9 in (229 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UK Brogdale Farm, near Faversham, Kent
Torry Hill Park 9 in (229 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UKNear Frinsted, Kent Private miniature railway
Becker Farm Railroad 9+716 in (240 mm) Flag of the United States.svg USA Roseland, New Jersey Defunct
Key Western Railroad9+716 in (240 mm) Flag of the United States.svg USA Florida Defunct
Barking Park Miniature Railway9+12 in (241 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UKBarking, EssexBeing relaid in 7+14 in (184 mm) gauge, scheduled to reopen Easter 2009 [81]
Danson Park 9+12 in (241 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UKBexleyheath, Kent1942 (temporary line for Holidays at Home exhibition); 1949–1962 [87]
Downs Light Railway 9+12 in (241 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UK Colwall, Near Malvern, Worcestershire
East Ham Miniature Railway9+12 in (241 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UKEast Ham, London1945–1949
Hall Leys Park 9+12 in (241 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UKMatlock, Derbyshire
Lakeshore Railroad9+12 in (241 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UKSouth Marine Park, South Shields, Tyne & Wear
Sidcup Miniature Railway9+12 in (241 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UKSidcup, Kent1945–1951
Ferrocarril Piedra Baya10+14 in (260 mm) Flag of Argentina.svg ArgentinaProvince of San Luis [147]
Highfields Pioneer Village Miniature Railway10+14 in (260 mm) Flag of Australia (converted).svg AustraliaHighfields, QLD, 4352. [148]
Palmerston North Esplanade Scenic Railway Inc10+14 in (260 mm) Flag of New Zealand.svg New ZealandPalmerston North, Manawatu
Masterton Miniature Train Society10+14 in (260 mm) Flag of New Zealand.svg New ZealandMasterton, Wairarapa
Audley End Railway 10+14 in (260 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UK Audley End, Saffron Walden, Essex [149]
Beale Park 10+14 in (260 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UKPangbourne, Berkshire [150]
Berkeley Light Railway10+14 in (260 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UKGloucestershire [151]
Bickington Steam Railway 10+14 in (260 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UKTrago Mills, Liverton, Newton Abbot, Devon [152]
Brechin Castle Centre Railway10+14 in (260 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UKHaughmuir, Brechin, ScotlandDefunct [153]
Bressingham Garden Railway 10+14 in (260 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UK Norfolk [154]
Brooklands Miniature Railway10+14 in (260 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UKBrooklands Pleasure Park, Worthing, SussexClosed September 2018 [155] [156]
Watford Miniature Railway 10+14 in (260 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UK Cassiobury Park, Watford, Hertfordshire [157]
Chichester & District Society of Model Engineers10+14 in (260 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UKChichester, Sussex
Drayton Manor Miniature Railway10+14 in (260 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UK Drayton Manor Theme Park, StaffordshireClosed
Eastleigh Lakeside Railway 10+14 in (260 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UKHampshire [158]
Melton Mowbray Miniature Railway10+14 in (260 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UKWilton Park, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire [159] [160]
Exmouth Express10+14 in (260 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UKExmouth, Devon
Ferry Meadows Miniature Railway10+14 in (260 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UKNene Park, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Happy Mount Park10+14 in (260 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UK Bare, Morecambe, Lancashire
Hastings Miniature Railway 10+14 in (260 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UKHastings, Sussex
Isle of Mull Railway 10+14 in (260 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UKMull, Scotland
Kerr's Miniature Railway 10+14 in (260 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UKWest Links Park, Arbroath, Scotland1935–2020. [161]
Kirkby Green Light Railway 10+14 in (260 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UKSleaford, LincolnshirePrivate with open days
Knebworth Park Miniature Railway10+14 in (260 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UKHertfordshire
Ropley Miniature Railway10+14 in (260 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UK Mid-Hants Railway, HampshireOpened 2015 [162]
Manor Railway10+14 in (260 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UKIngfield Manor, Billingshurst, Sussex
Mortocombe Railway10+14 in (260 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UKChilton, Oxfordshire [106]
Newby Hall Miniature Railway North Yorkshire 10+14 in (260 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UK
Paignton Zoo 10+14 in (260 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UKPaignton, Devon1940–2021. [163]
Paradise Wildlife Park 10+14 in (260 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UKBroxbourne, Hertfordshire
Pettit's Animal Adventure Park10+14 in (260 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UKReedham, Norfolk
Poole Park Railway 10+14 in (260 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UKPoole Park, Poole, Dorset1949–2016, [164] reopened 2017 [165]
Radwell Manor Railway 10+14 in (260 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UKRadwell, BedfordshireClosed
Rio Grande Miniature Railway10+14 in (260 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UKSelby Road, Garforth, Leeds, UK [166]
Royal Victoria Railway 10+14 in (260 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UK Royal Victoria Country Park, Netley, Southampton, Hampshire [167]
Rudyard Lake Steam Railway 10+14 in (260 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UKRudyard, near Leek, Staffordshire [168]
Smokey Oak Railway10+14 in (260 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UKWoodland Park, Brokerswood, Westbury, Wiltshire
South Downs Light Railway 10+14 in (260 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UKPulborough, Sussex
Southsea Miniature Railway10+14 in (260 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UKSouthsea, HampshireClosed 1989 [169]
St. Anne's Miniature Railway10+14 in (260 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UKSt. Annes-on-Sea, Lancashire
Stapleford Miniature Railway 10+14 in (260 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UKStapleford Park, LeicestershirePrivate but opens mid-June and August each year [170]
Sutton Hall Railway10+14 in (260 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UKRochford, Essex [171]
Vanstone Woodland Railway10+14 in (260 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UKVanstone Park Garden Centre, Codicote, Hertfordshire [172]
Wat Tyler Miniature Railway10+14 in (260 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UKWat Tyler Country Park, Pitsea, Basildon [173]
Wells and Walsingham Light Railway 10+14 in (260 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UKSmallest gauge used on a minimum gauge railway authorised by a Light Railway Order. [174]
Weymouth Bay Miniature Railway10+14 in (260 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UKLodmoor, Weymouth, Dorset[ citation needed ]
Wells Harbour Railway 10+14 in (260 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UKWells-next-the-Sea, NorfolkClosed September 2021, [175] [176]
Wenatchee Riverfront Railway 10+14 in (260 mm) Flag of the United States.svg USA Wenatchee, Washington [177]
Ruislip Lido Railway 12 in (305 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UKGreater London [178]
Argyle & Eastern Railroad at The Toy Train Barn12 in (305 mm) Flag of the United States.svg USA Argyle, Wisconsin
Atchison & Western Railroad12 in (305 mm) Flag of the United States.svg USAAtchison Rail Museum, Atchison, Kansas [179]
C&H Railroad12 in (305 mm) Flag of the United States.svg USA Tecumseh, Kansas [180]
Casey's Silver Streak at Estes Park Ride-A-Kart12 in (305 mm) Flag of the United States.svg USA Estes Park, Colorado
Central Park (San Mateo) Mini Train12 in (305 mm) Flag of the United States.svg USA San Mateo, California [181] [182] [183] [184] [185]
Emerald Hills Railway12 in (305 mm) Flag of the United States.svg USA Emerald Hills, California [186]
Fairview Line at Fair Oaks12 in (305 mm) Flag of the United States.svg USA Gadsden, Alabama Private
Folsom Valley Railway12 in (305 mm) Flag of the United States.svg USA Folsom, California [187]
Little Falls Railroad and Doll Museum12 in (305 mm) Flag of the United States.svg USA Sparta, Wisconsin Private
Midway Shortline Railroad12 in (305 mm) Flag of the United States.svg USAS & S Shortline Railroad Park and Museum, Farmington, Utah
Northview and Frisco Railroad12 in (305 mm) Flag of the United States.svg USA Northview, Missouri Private
Rails of Fun12 in (305 mm) Flag of the United States.svg USA St. Louis, Missouri Portable amusement business for events
Rothwell Park Railroad12 in (305 mm) Flag of the United States.svg USA Moberly, Missouri Club/members only
Poco Loco Railroad12 in (305 mm) Flag of the United States.svg USA LaPorte, Indiana
Sierra Rainier Railroad12 in (305 mm) Flag of the United States.svg USA Orting, Washington Defunct/closed. Private. Very few records exist.
Sonora Short Line Railway12 in (305 mm) Flag of the United States.svg USA Tuolumne, California Defunct/closed. Private. Very few records exist.
Wabash Frisco & Pacific Railway12 in (305 mm) Flag of the United States.svg USAMissouri [188]
Washington Stage Theater12 in (305 mm) Flag of the United States.svg USA La Porte, Indiana Private
Watson Steam Train & Depot12 in (305 mm) Flag of the United States.svg USA Missouri Valley, IA
Zilker Zephyr12 in (305 mm) Flag of the United States.svg USA Zilker Park, Austin, Texas Damaged by storms and without a current operator; subject of lawsuits [189]
Exbury Gardens Steam Railway 12+14 in (311 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UKBeaulieu, Hampshire
Exmoor Steam Railway 12+14 in (311 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UKBratton Fleming, DevonClosed to the public in 2001 [190]
Fairbourne Railway 12+14 in (311 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UKGwynedd, WalesOriginally 15 in gauge
Hotham Park Miniature Railway12+14 in (311 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UKBognor Regis, West Sussex [191]
Littlehampton Miniature Railway 12+14 in (311 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UKLittlehampton, West Sussex [192]
Newchapel, Horne & Burstow Grand Junction Railway12+14 in (311 mm) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg UKHorne, Horley, Surrey
Midland Beach Railway Company 12+58 in (321 mm) Flag of the United States.svg USA Midland Beach, Staten Island, New York Defunct
Zoo Train, DierenPark Amersfoort 13+38 in (340 mm) Flag of the Netherlands.svg Netherlands
Adventure City Express Train14 in (356 mm) Flag of the United States.svg USA Adventure City, Anaheim, California [193]
Hesston Steam Museum 14 in (356 mm) Flag of the United States.svg USA Hesston, Indiana [126]
Kiddieland Limited14 in (356 mm) Flag of the United States.svg USA Kiddieland Amusement Park, Melrose Park, Illinois Defunct
Riverside Express14 in (356 mm) Flag of the United States.svg USA Castle Park, Riverside, California [194]

Fifteen-inch railways

Minimum-gauge railways

Large amusement railways

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The Watford Miniature Railway is a 10+14 in gauge railway in Cassiobury Park, Watford, Hertfordshire.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Miniature Railway Company</span>

The Miniature Railway Company on Broadway in Manhattan, New York, operated their ridable miniature railways at four World Expositions around 1900 and delivered them to many parks throughout the world.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Royden Park</span> Public park in Frankby, Wirral, England

Royden Park is a park in Frankby, Wirral, England, managed by Wirral Council. The grounds of the park were originally part of an estate owned by Ernest Royden which comprised the park, Hill Bark house and Thurstaston Common. Upon his death the estate passed to Hoylake council and was opened to the public for recreation. The park features a visitor centre, walled garden, miniature railway, woodland walks and a lake.

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