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Light up with Magnets – How to easily and flexibly illuminate your buildings

A simple technique for wiring your buildings for lighting while still allowing them to be easily moved and worked on. [...]

Solar Shed Power – how to harness the power of mother nature for convenient and efficient power

Need power for your shed or garage layout, workshop and workbench? Here's how to harness mother nature. [...]

Stuck for space for your model railway? Here’s one uplifting solution

model railway lifting and lowering
Stuck for space for your layout? Here's one modeller's solution. [...]

The number one tip for successful DCC upgrades: Sunday Scribbles

Want great running DCC conversions of your analogue trains? He's an often overlooked tip that will dramatically improve DCC conversion performance. [...]

Upgrading an old Hornby Pannier

GWR Pannier engines are the best. They're my favourite locos and I  have quite a few, in both OO and N gauge. The Hornby versions are great little [...]

The ABC’s of Fiddle Yards

Sector plate fddle yard on the Yoredale tramway - moorside layout.
Fiddle yards are the changing room of a Parisian fashion show catwalk for model railways. [...]

A masterclass in model storytelling

Marcel Ackle
Just look. Look, stare and imagine. [...]

Sound, smoke, lights and a flickering firebox in N gauge

N GAUGE SMOKE AND LIGHTS
If you model in N gauge and have watched in envy as OO and HO modellers show off the sound, smoke and lights of their locos you'll want to see this.  [...]

Reducing Track Noise Levels

test track noise levels
 Track construction techniques to minimise noise. [...]

How to make reliable track-carrying bridges across baseboards

model railway baseboard bridge how
Bridges between baseboards? Here are three components to spanning the gap. [...]

Everything you want to know about 009 scale model railways

Evaleight Light Railway 009
No, 009 is not the successor to James Bond but the modelling of narrow gauge railways. Here's what you need if you're thinking of starting  [...]
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