WorldWide Area Group

wwg-badge-ver-2This group is for N Gauge modellers interested in modelling railways outside Great Britain, regardless of age or period. This includes steam, diesel, and electric traction. As a member of the WorldWide Group you can follow your own interests while benefiting from the advantages of a larger international society.


The WorldWide group offers:

  • A bi-monthly Newsletter: ‘The Globe’
  • A monthly Globe Supplement
  • A dedicated website
  • An annual convention dedicated to Worldwide N Gauge modelling

The bi-monthly Magazine : ‘The Globe’ includes articles of general interest, modelling tips, prototype news, product reviews, sales, wants, etc. This is delivered by e-mail but can be delivered on a bi-monthly CD at a premium. Our monthly Globe Supplement gives news and pictures from real railways around the world. This is deliverable by e-mail

Our dedicated WorldWide group website features pictures and stories of members’ layouts, useful documents, and links to other societies. We also have a newsletter exchange programme with other overseas societies and have direct link with INGANET (The International N Gauge Network), so that information can be exchanged with various organisations. Click the link below to see a summary of some of the reference material currently available to WorldWide area group members, in the “members only” section of their website (you need the free Acrobat Reader software to read this summary).

A summary of WorldWide area group on-line documents

Whether you are new to modelling or a seasoned modeller, if you have an interest in modelling the railways of other countries then why not join a group of like-minded people. For those starting out and wanting to model something a bit different, then this group is where you may find a lot of answers.

Our annual WorldWide Convention brings together modellers, layouts and traders across the range of global prototypes. The most recent event at Retford in May 2014. The 2015 convention will be held of 16th May 2015 at Lydd Airport (near Ashford) in Kent.. NGS Worlwide Group convention details are here.

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