Guides, tutorials and tips

From track laying to making ponds and adding animations on model railways, you’ll step-by-step tutorials and how to articles here in the MRE library.


Constructing the perfect baseboard for a model railway.


Everything you need to know to plan, lay and ballast track.


Hills, fields, forests, trees, rivers, streams, ponds,  gardens, embankments and cuttings, tips and tutorials on creating perfect scenery are here plus tutorials on popular materials including scatter, static grass and foam.

Model Buildings

Constructing realistic model buildings to enhance your model railway layout.