Posts on Beginner’s
In the almost 4 years since I set up this blog I’ve visited more exhibitions and clubs than I can count; met hundreds of fellow model railway enthusiasts, and come into contact with thousands more on social media.
These are the best model railway track planning tips I’ve picked up from this wonderful community of experienced builders.
I go full Blue Peter for this tip.
I’ve recently been paying around with video of my layout. It was while recording that I discovered this neat track laying aid.
If you’ve added more track to your model railway set you’ll reach a point where just one power-clip isn’t enough. But how do you get more power to your track and trains?
Great update projects to work on around your railway as the Sun set sets earlier and the heat of long summer days fade.
Looking for the best price on a Hornby train set or trying to find the the biggest discount for that model train you’ve been saving for? These tricks will save you pounds.
One of the reasons I enjoy building model railways is the variety of different skills that can be learnt and mastered. To develop this knowledge, I read *LOTS* of books. Here are the ones I’ve found most useful in learning the skills needed.
One of the reasons I enjoy model railway building is the number of different skills that can be learnt and mastered. Alongside talking to others, I’ve also read *LOTS* of books on the subject to develop my knowledge. Here are the 7 books I’ve found most useful in learning the skills needed – from baseboard construction to track work to modelling and operations.
You don’t need to buy brand new and expensive Peco and Hornby track for your model railway. Use these 7 techniques and save your money.
So you got a Hornby train set for Christmas or perhaps taken the plunge and bought your first model railway, probably a Hornby starter set. You’ve unwrapped and carefully opened the box.
Here’s a quick guide to get you started.