Every so often it pays to take a step back, review the big picture as your layout progresses and check it’s coming together as a whole. It was on one such recent review that I came to an unfortunate conclusion.
Posts About Track Work
Laying and fixing track doesn’t seem difficult. But then you try it. It’s surprising how many problems can be avoided with the benefit of hindsight.
Here’s the technique I’ve developed over the years that’ll hopefully save you time, effort and frustration.
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.
I admit it. It’s true I haven’t posted an update on my layouts for a while and since the last report a lot has changed. So here’s what’s gone since then and the techniques I’ve used for track bedding and wiring along the way.
In our eagerness to get trains running, we all make mistakes when laying track but don’t make these potentially expensive mistakes.
Buying railway track? Here’s a great short and simple piece of advice that will let your trains run smoother and mean less work for you.
Here’s a wonderful tip for adding realism to your layout. And best of all, it requires minimum effort but produces fantastic results.
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.