My Garden Railways                  Gauge 1 Models
Closing Down/Stock Clearance SALE
On until Shop is Sold/Stock Sold
20% Off everything for CASH
For All September (if still open)
No New Orders Taken(Kits).

Welcome to Acme's Home Page.
Why Pay More?   Buy Direct from the Manufacturer.  Quality Kits at Prices you can Afford
We have attempted to make the site easy to navigate,-
just Click on any
Buttons, Relevant Pictures or Underlined Text
Payment Methods
 Cash or Paypal

The shop is now open on Fridays 9.00am - 4.00pm & Saturdays 9.00am. - 4.00pm.
The old well loved shop is still active

There is now more to see and room to see it in.
Map of how to get to us

Business for Sale

Quickie Short-cuts:                 'Z' - 'OO'
Gauge 1 and 'O' Gauge and Bigger
Misc Items
Second Hand
'00' Locos
Items in Shop

By Make
Second Hand 'HO'
'N' American
Locos Coaches
Wagons Buildings
Acme 'O' Loco Kits
(Price changes due to Slaters price increase)
Second Hand
'00' Rolling Stock & Misc
Train Sets
DCC in a

'OO' upwards

RTR & Used


Garden Railways
Corgi Matchbox Lledo Boxed Like New
'OO' W/Metal/Brass
Loco Kits 
Specialist 'OO' Coach Kits
3mm Layout 1

RTR & Used
'O' Wagons

S-Hand Fine Scale G1 / LGB &
Marklin Maxi
Hornby Dublo
P4/S4 & EM
Kitmaster/Airfix Kits
RTR & Used Coaches

O.S. Nock's Books


We are a major Model Railway Retailer in Leicestershire and have a Comprehensive Shop in Sileby (between Leicester and Loughborough see map), where we sell both new and second-hand items in 'N', 'OO', 'O', 'G1' and LGB.  We have large amounts of second-hand stock, in all gauges, and usually Continential 'HO' (any 'O' or G1 Used items move quickly, so please phone!)  The shop also stocks Videos, Tools and Spares. Click for Opening times

Acme specialise in manufacturing British Outline Model Railways in 'O' Gauge and 'Gauge 1'. The Kits are Etched Brass Bodies and N/Silver Chassis, with Lost Wax Brass and White Metal Detailing Castings, manufactured to a very high standard.  We also supply our locos in Ready-To-Run (RTR) versions. We have a comprehensive exchange system which allows our customers to swap out their unwanted items of any gauge for any of our products(New and/or S/hand).
Other Services provided are: Repairing in OO - G-Scale, Re-Magnetising, DCC Fitting Centrifugal Mould Making and White Metal Casting, we also have many Lost Wax Castings available for all our range.

The Railway Shop,     48 Highgate Road,      Sileby,     Leicestershire LE12 7PP                     
                                                                       Tel:    Shop 01509 812177        Home 01664 424286
 Office:    The Spinneys,     52 Station Road,      Rearsby,      Leicestershire  LE7 4YY