I’ve finally got it! After far too long I’ve got my hands on a wooden version of the most famous steam engine ever made, the Flying Scotsman. Read This
For my birthday my brother and his wife got me tickets for the miniature railway at Eastleigh. This weekend a Big Four show, with scaled down engines from the steam era, doing their stuff was on. A chance to see these & look around the once great Eastleigh works was too much to resist. Read This
If, like me, you have old Hornby or Graham Farish locomotives on your railway you may notice they lack a bit of oomph. Here’s how I give mine a power up. Read This
N gauge locos are tiny. And when they break all those small parts can seem a nightmare. But it’s really not that hard once you know how. Here’s how I recently fixed and serviced a Graham Farish tank engine. Read This
Rivers, streams, lakes and seas are something every model railway builder wants but notoriously difficult to get right. Until now. Here’s a simple, easy and foolproof way to create beautiful waterways and waves for your layout. Read This
About to lay the track for a model railway? Stop. Go no further. Well not before you’ve read these three quick tips anyway.
Looking to save money in the construction of your railway and want lovely buildings to complement your track and trains without the cost of buying pre-made models? Modeller Danny Young shares his techniques for making wonderful buildings from scratch.
If you’re laying track across a baseboard join, you’ll need to secure the track at the edges. The tried and tested technique for this is Copper clad sleepers. Modeller David Cooper reveals his technique. Read This