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The ultimate model making tool — it’s my favourite

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Dremel 3000 model makingI’m a long time fan of Dremel’s versatile rotary tools and the Dremel 3000 is one of my favourite tools — no make that my number one most used model making tool. Here’s everything you could want to know about it and why it’s my first choice for many model railway tasks. Read Now

I’m a long time fan of Dremel’s versatile rotary tools and the Dremel 3000 is one of my favourite tools. Here’s everything you could want to know about it and why it’s the first tool I reach for when working on my model railways.

Review: LEGO City High-Speed Passenger Train 60051

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Lego 60051 reviewedWhile adult model train enthusiasts tend to focus on railways from Hornby and the like and younger fans attention is drawn to Thomas and Brio there’s another make of tiny train set that often gets overlooked but has lots of potential and interest for both. Lego and the Lego 60051 is one of the most popular. Read Now

While adult model train enthusiasts tend to focus on railways from Hornby and the like and younger fans attention is drawn to Thomas and Brio there’s another make of tiny train set that often gets overlooked but has lots of potential and interest for both. Lego and the Lego 60051 is one of the most […]

Train Books For Children This Christmas

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Thomas & Friends The 12 Engines of Christmas (Thomas the Tank Engine)If you know or have a train obsessed child, these delightful train books for children are just the thing for a bit of Christmas bedtime story reading and with only 68 days until Christmas 2015 now’s the time to get those presents in. Read Now

If you know or have a train obsessed child, these delightful train books for children are just the thing for a bit of Christmas bedtime story reading and with only 68 days until Christmas 2015 now’s the time to get those presents in. Updated:26/12/15

Review: British Steam BR Standard Locomotives

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British Steam - BR Standard Locomotives review bookThere are lots of books on steam trains that have promise for railway modellers but this one has real potential. Read Now

There are lots of books on steam trains that have promise for railway modellers but this one has real potential. Updated:23/12/16

National Garden Railway Show Exhibition 2015 Review

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Model railways aren’t just indoors, there’s also the the outdoor / garden variety. On Saturday 11th April, the 2015 National Garden Railway exhibition took pace at Peterborough Showground showing all that’s best for garden modellers.  Read Now

Model railways aren’t just indoors, there’s also the the outdoor / garden variety. On Saturday 11th April, the 2015 National Garden Railway exhibition took pace at Peterborough Showground showing all that’s best for garden modellers.  Updated:17/04/15

Hornby, Peco or Gaugemaster Track Pins | Which Should You Use?

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What’s the difference between one track pin and another? You wouldn’t think much, but there are important variations between the pins from Peco, Hornby and Gaugemaster.  Read Now

What’s the difference between one track pin and another? You wouldn’t think much, but there are important variations between the pins from Peco, Hornby and Gaugemaster.  Updated:11/04/15