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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

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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]

Cry me a river – layout update

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model railway update riverIt’s been a while since my last update on the layout so a quick progress report. Read Now

The latest update on my main layout plus tips on making rivers and laying static grass.

Little England or how to model a large area in a small space

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shrinking manIf you’ve been following this blog  you’ll know I’m working on a big new layout. But creating England, from Margate to Penzance, in miniature is anything but miniature. A back-of-the-envelope calculation reveals it will need a layout 6,615 meters long in OO scale! Rather than shrink myself, here are the techniques I’ll be using to reduce the amount of space needed. Read Now

If you’ve been following this blog  you’ll know I’m working on a big new layout. But creating England, from Margate to Penzance, in miniature is anything but miniature. A back-of-the-envelope calculation reveals it will need a layout 6,615 meters long in OO scale! Rather than shrink myself, here are the techniques I’ll be using to reduce the amount of space […]

Great South Railway – Go Go Go

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Great South RailwayThis is most exciting, important and frankly insane moments in the four years I’ve been writing Model Railway Engineer.
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This is most exciting, important and frankly insane moments in the four years I’ve been writing Model Railway Engineer. Updated:21/11/16