Custom and standard bridges for G scale, O scale, and garden railways

Gnome Miniature Engineering is located beside the Grand River in Ontario, Canada, which we acknowledge to be the traditional land of the Six Nations of the Grand River.

GME MODEL RAILWAY BRIDGES are multi-scale working structures for small railways rather than scale models. They are hand built from laser cut, brake formed parts, and assembled by traditional solid riveting. Structures designed to your own requirements are available when standard parts are used.

Standard bridges are built from corrosion resistant materials for year round operation on garden railways. They are ready to use, painted or unpainted, except for the installation of the track. They have been used with track from 16.5mm gauge for 0n30 to 63.5mm for Gauge 3.

GARDEN RAILWAY BRIDGES: plate girders and underslung trusses for G and larger scales.

O and S SCALE BRIDGES: plate girders, through and underslung trusses, bascule bridges.

EDUCATIONAL MODEL TRUSSES: The truss bridges are available as educational models to demonstrate the principles and properties of trusses.

The model number (TR32 etc) indicates the type and length of the bridge deck in inches. For prices, availability, installation drawings and enquiries about custom designs, please contact us at

Updated on 17th March 2019

16 March 2019

GME news

Enquiries about specials based on standard structures are always welcome and in fact, most GME bridges are customised to some extent. 

The current major project is a set of six bridges of three different types for a garden railway. The photo above shows two through trusses that will be fitted to the customer's existing bridge decks. There have been some design improvements made for these that will be carried over to new production. (It's January, and the temperature here in southern Ontario was -15C for this picture). The next two major projects after this one are for more display bridges for 0 and 1 scales.

We are often asked for curved bridges, but please note that our curved plate girders, just like full size riveted bridges, consist of short straight sections with timber decks supporting curved track.

Please continue to visit Credit Valley Railway Company for 0 and S scale and Bigboyztrainz for Gauge 1 and G scale structures. All other enquiries as usual to 

*** Bargain! A TR32 double track extra height bridge, one of a pair of specials, is currently available on ebay, surplus to a customer's requirements and at a very good price***

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