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The History Of Cornwall China Clay In Eight Paragraphs

Alongside Tin and Copper, another substance has been mined in Cornwall for hundreds and years and is like it's mineral counterparts has changed the face of [...]

Model Railway Picture Of The Week #1

See the Model Railway Engineer post on Minature Wunderland for more details of this amazing [...]

A Miniatur Wunderland Marvel

Most modellers have heard of Miniatur Wunderland in Germany, a world of model train records and superlatives. I was lucky enough to visit this paradise for [...]

Watch All The Action From 11 Winter/Spring 2015 Model Railway Exhibitions

staffford model railway show 2015
Grab yourself a cup of tea and enjoy the some of the best layouts doing their thing at 11 model railway shows this Winter. [...]

Watch These Wonderful Layouts At The Milton Keynes Model Railway Society Exhibition 2015

Don't miss out, if you couldn't make the Milton Keynes Model Railway Society 2015 Exhibition this weekend, watch this 15 minute round up to see the great [...]

Bob Symes 6th May 1924 to 19th January 2015

Ambassador for railway modelling, inventor, engineer and TV presenter Bob Symes passed away yesterday, aged 90. [...]

Astolat MRC 2015 Exhibition

Priorsfield Model Railway at Astolate Exhibition - Feb 2015
Astolat MRC is my local model railway group, so I could hardly not go along to their 2015 Exhibition, held on 17th January. [...]

A Warning | Model Railway Enthusiasts Disease

  Signs like this will never get old. I came across it on t'interweb and it's too good not to share with you.   [...]