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£35 Model Railway Update: Building the buildings and cliff face

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project update £35 model railwayIt’s been a while, too long, but here’s an update on my £35 model railway challenge project. Read Now

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It’s been a while, too long, but here’s an update on my £35 model railway challenge project. Updated:14/12/17

So the scenery starts: £35 project update

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dock £35 model railwaySince my last update, things have developed with the project; the dock has water; dock side & walls have been made and the track laid. Read Now

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Making dock side and walls, water and laying track.

Electrics, an update on the £35 Model Railway Project

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diy model railway controller track wiringThe electrics: A gamble that worked but I’m behind schedule. Read Now

diy model railway controller track wiring

A controller for a model railway for just £5? Can it be done?? Here’s how I did it on my OO gauge £35 model railway project.

The £35 model railway challenge: project history

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drawing model railwayIn the summer of 2017, I set myself a challenge to see if a model railway could be built for £35.   Read Now

In the summer of 2017, I set myself a challenge to see if a model railway could be built for £35.   Updated:14/12/17

Railways in a box, the £35 project update

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More haste, less speed.
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Making A Model Railway In A Box

More haste, less speed. That’s the takeaway lesson of the last few weeks on my £35 model railway project.

Can it really be done? Project Update

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It seemed like a good idea… But then reality came knocking. Read Now

Gauge, theme and track plan for the £35 model railway challenge. It’s suddenly got real.

The £35 model railway challenge

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£35 model railway-pingCan a working model railway be built for £35?  I’m going to try and I’ll give £100 to charity if I fail. Read Now

Can a working model railway be built for £35?  I’m going to try and I’ll give £100 to charity if I fail. Why not join me? [Intermediate]

Walk Through – How I Created This Scene: scenery, track & viaducts – and Layout Progress

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My N gauge model railway continues with another hill scene diorama nearly completed. Here’s a quick walkthrough of how this was done and other recent progress on it. Read Now

model railway n gauge

What would you do differently? Here’s a quick walkthrough of how I modelled the hills, viaduct and track in a scene on my layout. How do you create yours? [Intermediate]

Third Rail Tips

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third railBuilding a modern era electric track layout? Wondering about that third rail? Here are a few tips to get you started. Read Now

[Intermediate] Building a modern era electric track layout? Wondering about that third rail? Here are a few tips to get you started.

Progress update: Wandle Valley Railway

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baseboards shedIt’s all go for my new layout, the shed is sorted; baseboards are down and the ayout design complete. The track plan however… That’s another story.

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[info] It’s all go for my new layout, with the shed sorted; baseboards down, and the layout design done. The track plan, however…