Hints, tips and products for model train and railway enthusiasts.


What you can learn from E.T.

Can it really be 36 years? [...]

Model Railway Engineer Wins Its First Award

Towards the end of last year, I received an odd email. [...]

Mixing Hobbies: Trains, Lego & Gardens

I challenge you to watch this and not want a Lego steam train in your garden! [...]

Share Your Tips & Progress – a new forum for Model Railway Builders

You can now share your trials and tribulations, layout progress, photos/videos and tips and ideas and chat with friends and thousands of other model railway [...]

The Best of Model Railway Engineer Winter 17/18

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Another season has come and gone and it was a record season for my Model Railway Engineer with record numbers of model railway enthusiasts visiting the site, [...]

7 signs that reveal your other half is a secret railway modeller

Have you got a secret model railway enthusiast in your midst? [...]

Does your model railway feature a plastic pet?

London trains and stations get my attention. But throw in cute animal photographs and I'm hooked. [...]


Am I allowed to get a buzz from a new feature on my website? [...]

What will happen… The great railway in the sky

What will happen to your rolling stock when... [...]

All change: Site update

It was time to change and it needed to be done. [...]