Posts About Track Work
In the almost 4 years since I set up this blog I’ve visited more exhibitions and clubs than I can count; met hundreds of fellow model railway enthusiasts, and come into contact with thousands more on social media.
These are the best model railway track planning tips I’ve picked up from this wonderful community of experienced builders.
Cleaning track is a fundamental maintenance task on a model railway but it’s surprising how badly wrong it can go.
This gem of track cleaning advice was overheard in a model railway shop the other day. And it’s wrong. Wrong. Wrong. Wrong.
If you want a fun and interesting model railway then you’ll want your Hornby trains hauling wagons up hills. Here’s how to work out the vital length and gradient numbers needed to start building inclines.
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.
Confused by track code numbers? Here’s an excellent couple of video’s that explain the differences between code 40, 55 and 80 N gauge track.