Ride on Railways is
a family run business based in Romford, Essex producing quality
engineered ride on railway items for 5" , 7 1/4" and 10 1/4" gauge railways.
While initially aimed at the garden railway market, the robust designs
have found themselves equally at home on the larger private and club
In 2008 we moved to
a small business unit along with investment in workshop equipment which
we couldn't previously accommodate. Where ever possible we use UK
manufactures/suppliers but we have to be realistic as we all live in a
When we started back
in 2001 I would never have dreamed of building more than more than a
handful of locos. It is a growing business and as such it is a learning
curve for us.
While we want to
keep costs down, commercial rent, insurance, VAT and rates are all
costs which we didn't used to have when the company was small and
working out of a home workshop.
Most items are built in house but some specialist parts are contracted out
If you are unsure
please feel free to pick up the phone or come and see us.