About Us

Just Like the Real Thing

The O gauge model rail company who have taken 7mm model rail into the twenty first century.

Brainchild of Pete Waterman his vision was to provide the discerning modeller with accurate easily built kits and parts that actually looked "just like the real thing".

From early days bringing Malcolm Mitchell and Chowbent steam loco kits into the product range JLTRT now develops and manufactures all its kits and parts in our Scottish factory, using all the latest Rapid prototyping, Cad Cam manufacturing, polyurethane casting, lost wax casting and laser cutting techniques to produce an enormous range of exquisite O gauge model rail kits.

Everything from Steam to Diesel locos from early turn of the century coaches to modern mark 2 types. Pre nationalisation wagons and vans through to contemporary BR freight vehicles. We even sell paint and the glue to assemble our kits professionally.

All thoroughly researched and developed and sold with the platinum JLTRT guarantee.

JLTRT 26 Whittle Place

South Newmoor Ind. est.


 Ayrshire KA11 4HR

Tel 01294222988

Fax 01294 222254

email; laurie@justliketherealthing.co.uk

Note all withheld numbers and those beginning 08 are blocked.