About us

Interested in joining SSME ?

SSME is a small Model Engineering society based in Bitterne, Southampton. We welcome members of all ages, interests and ability to join our friendly society.
  • Friendly
  • Youth Section
  • Portable Track
  • 7 1/4" Ground Level Track
  • 3.5" and 5" Raised Track
  • Running all year round

What's on at SSME?

Public running days

On these days we run trains for the public to ride.   On the below

Winter running

We run for the public on some Sundays during the Winter.

Special events

Upcoming Special Events Saturday 20th April – Spring Rally @ Riverside Park Monday 6th May

Portable track events

We take our 5″ portable track to a number of local events throughout the year.

Play days

Play days are members only meetings to enable our members to come to the track

Meet the Engines

1700

1700

5 inch GWR 1500 class
Bunny

Bunny

5 inch Simplex Southern
Britannia

Britannia

3.5 inch Steam Loco
Elf

Elf

5 inch Petrol
Vulcan

Vulcan

7.25 inch Electric
Paxton

Paxton

7.25 inch Steam Loco

What our customers think