Please note this is a private club for SCMES Members. However we do open LHMR to visitors on specific event days.
Please look at our calendar to see the list of our events.
Sunday is usually the best day if you would like to look around and maybe take a train ride or join the club.
Please Note that NO Dogs other than Guide Dogs or Dogs
for those with special needs are allowed on our Premises.
Visiting Steam Loco
Hand Propelled Loco
SCMES is run by members interested in Model Engineering
Everyone is welcome to join the society, Children under 16 may sign up as a junior member and when visiting the site must be under the supervision of a designated adult member. You can become a member and will be able to join in all aspects of our society, be it for only a couple of hours on a Sunday morning or Tuesday for maintenance and upgrading of the site or you may feel like you can help in other ways at our events.
The society owns the 2½-acre plot of land where we have our miniature railway LHMR. We have ground and high-level tracks. We have the capability to run 7¼, 5, 3½, and 2½ inch gauge locomotives. We also have a SM32 Garden railway.
The club owns several locomotive engines, rolling stock, traction engines and SM32 rolling stock. These are available for members to have a drive. Some of our members own their own steam locomotives, traction engines, stationary steam engines and steam powered boats.
We have regular Steam up Days - usually the first Sunday in the month and some Saturdays.
We have a very full programme of events, our Calendar and our bi monthly newsletter Steaming Ahead can be found from the links above.
Look out for days where we are open to the members of the public.
Bonfire night, & Santa Specials
Our Services at SCMES
Club Members Days, Public Events Days, Private Birthday Parties
Information about SCMES
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Balleny Green is situated in the village of Little Hay, which lies between the
A5127 (Birmingham Road) Sutton Coldfield to Lichfield road & the
A38 (London Road) Lichfield to Birmingham road.
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