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Making models with Mamod
January 14, 2018
Using a Mamod engine and Wilesco accessories as model making workshop? Will it work?
Best of Model Railway Engineer 2017
December 26, 2017
I'm taking a break from writing posts on Model Railway Engineer until the new year to spend time with family and friends, as well as plan for 2018.
What’s Been Your Biggest Railway Blunder
September 21, 2017
So today wasn't one of my finest but it did remind me of this handy tip that might save you a train tragedy.
Men (and Ladies) Most Likely To Be Model Railway Enthusiasts
July 28, 2017
It's Friday, so time for a bit of fun to go into the weekend with. Is your name on the list?
If Game of Thrones Had Trains
July 28, 2017
Trains versus dragons?
He glanced at the knife: my most embarrassing moments as a model railway builder
March 17, 2017
There I was happy in my own little world of model trains. And then I saw the odd expression on the face of a lady walking past. "No wait, I'm really not odd.
18 Things Only A Model Railway Enthusiast Will Understand
December 4, 2016
You know you're a model railway enthusiast when...
11 Screaming Steam Train Rides This Halloween (2016)
October 3, 2016
Are you brave enough to try one of these hair-raising trick or treat train rides this Halloween?
A day trip to Eastleigh
August 20, 2016
For my birthday my brother and his wife got me tickets for the miniature railway at Eastleigh. This weekend a Big Four show, with scaled down engines from the
Would you hack your Tornado like this?
May 19, 2016
Bonkers or inspired? Would you do this? But like it or hate it, you have to admire the modelling.