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Making models with Mamod

Mamod engine
Using a Mamod engine and Wilesco accessories as model making workshop? Will it work? [...]

Best of Model Railway Engineer 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

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

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

Game Of Thrones map
Trains versus dragons? [...]

He glanced at the knife: my most embarrassing moments as a model railway builder

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

18 things only a railway modeller will understand
You know you're a model railway enthusiast when... [...]

11 Screaming Steam Train Rides This Halloween (2016)

Are you brave enough to try one of these hair-raising trick or treat train rides this Halloween? [...]

A day trip to Eastleigh

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?

Bonkers or inspired? Would you do this? But like it or hate it, you have to admire the modelling. [...]