The Railway is now closed for the winter maintenance.
We will re-open on Easter Sunday and Easter Monday 2017.


Full details for 2017 are now available on our Open Day web page.


The Railway wins 2nd Prize for best club stand at the London Model Engineering Exhibition January 2017.

Charity Event

On a Sunday afternoon in the middle of June each year we welcome adults and children with special needs, their families and supporters to attend our railway.

We welcome applications from individuals and special needs organizations &/or groups for an invitation to attend the event. - Please use the 'Contact Us' links above and email for the attention of Peter Pullen our Social Secretary.

About Us

Malden and District Society of Model Engineers Ltd. is located in Thames Ditton Surrey. Our miniature railway is known as the Thames Ditton Miniature Railway. The ground level railway is for the large scale trains. The elevated railway is for the smaller scale trains. We hope you will be able to visit us during the year and enjoy the atmosphere of the railway. We have been running passenger trains on the miniature railway for for over 66 years.

Volunteering / Membership

Would you like to help? We are looking for a wide range of volunteers general maintenance to driving.

The Railway is run solely by a group of dedicated volunteers and is open for train rides from Easter till October. Trains run on the the first Sunday of each month. On Bank Holiday weekends we also run the trains on the Sunday and Bank Holiday Monday. Our volunteers can often be found working on the railway at other times.

We are always looking for more volunteers who would like to get involved. Whether you wish to be a Driver, Guard, Platform Duties, Signalman, Engineering or just help with the maintenance, you will be working alongside a friendly group of volunteers sharing the same experience.

If you can help we are looking for volunteers