Shortly after publishing a recent article on making stone bridges I got a number of messages from modellers wanting to know more about the vegetation seen in the photo. Here’s how I make my bushes.
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One of the most common questions I get is how to maintain locomotives and track so trains run smoothly — I seemed to get a desperate plea for help daily over the last year. So rather than write another exhaustive how-to on the subject here are my favourite five tips that I’ve recommend most often during 2016.
If you’ve seen some of the track cam videos over on YouTube and want to make your own but don’t want to go to the expense of equipping your train with a GoPro there are budget alternatives you can try.
Want a stone bridge on your railway? You could go and buy a plastic kit… Or you follow these 7 steps and make you own.
I’m always on the prowl looking for ways to save money when building my model railways.
On the back of this reader question on track offcuts Steve Boughton reached out to ask if he should shoulder his track together.
Here’s the wisdom from across the Internet plus a some pointers on how to best solder track from the MRE archives.
Here’s the first in a new series on Model Railway Engineer, reader layouts. where readers of the blog share their layouts, construction tips and how they overcame challenges they faced.
Starting the series, Andy Richardson and his first time layout: Project Kingsley.
Keeping a model railway layout dust and debris free during construction is a pain. Here’s how I keep mine clean without damaging the delicate parts of the layout.