Hints, tips and products for model train and railway enthusiasts.
How to start
The Best Train Sets 2018
Setting up a train set
Building A Model Railway
From trainset to layout
Maintaining and Fixing
What you can learn from E.T.
April 26, 2018
Can it really be 36 years?
Mixing Hobbies: Trains, Lego & Gardens
April 12, 2018
I challenge you to watch this and not want a Lego steam train in your garden!
7 signs that reveal your other half is a secret railway modeller
March 17, 2018
Have you got a secret model railway enthusiast in your midst?
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?
Revealed: my most embarrassing model making moments
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...