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If you’ve ever longingly looked or listened to the wonderful sound effects possible with DCC trains and wanted something similar for your DC locomotives Train Tech have just the thing.
How to join track across baseboard sections is one of the most common questions I get asked here on Model Railway Engineer. Here’s an interesting technique one modeller uses. Read Now
If, like me, you have old Hornby or Graham Farish locomotives on your railway you may notice they lack a bit of oomph. Here’s how I give mine a power up. Read Now
N gauge locos are tiny. And when they break all those small parts can seem a nightmare. But it’s really not that hard once you know how. Here’s how I recently fixed and serviced a Graham Farish tank engine. Read Now
Don’t leave the trouble free operation of your model railway to chance. Follow this top 5 definitive checklist of quick and easy preventative maintenance tips to keep your trains running. Read Now
Looking for an easy way to make budget models for your railway? An ultra-ingenious and fun new tool promises to revolutionise your model making yet costs less than a second-hand Hornby train.
There are lots of books on steam trains that have promise for railway modellers but this one has real potential. Read Now
If you ever look at your railway and think there’s something missing, this is for you. Read Now
If you want to re-use track that has ballast glued in place you’ll probably be wondering how to recover the track and remove the ballast. Here’s how I solved the problem recently. Read Now