JOIN THE MODEL TRAIN CLUB NOW - THE INTERNETS LARGEST MODEL TRAIN COMMUNITY Dapol Ltd is a Welsh model railway manufacturer based in Chirk, Wales. The factory where design and manufacturing take place is just over the border in England.The Dapol trading name is known for its model railway products in N and OO gauges. ELECTROTREN, S.A. is a Spanish company with more than 50 years of experience in making model trains. Edward Exley Limited is a manufacturer of model railway equipment, particularly ready-to-run coaches in 0 gauge and 00 gauge and a one-time major competitor to Hornby and Bassett-Lowke. The company was founded in about 1920 by its namesake in Bradford, Yorkshire, England.