Hints, tips and products for model railway enthusiasts.
How to start
The Best Train Sets 2018
Setting up a train set
Expanding a train set
Building A Model Railway
From trainset to layout
A flexible hack to making correct curves with flexi-track
October 1, 2017
If you use flexible track but don't have Tracksetta templates this tip will save lots of frustration.
Add more power: Manic Monday Quick Tips #1
September 25, 2017
Pressed for time..need to get a modelling fix? Here's the first in a new series of quick to carry out tips to improve your layout.
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.
A quick tip from the school of the blindingly obvious
September 17, 2017
If you lay your scatter, as I do, by sprinkling the stuff from your fingers you'll love - or perhaps hate - this tip.
How to make your own scatter & why I’ll never buy scatter material again
September 16, 2017
I'll never buy scatter for my model railway again.
How I Now Make My Own Plaster Cloth For Hills, Tunnels and Landscapes
August 21, 2017
I'm a huge fan of plaster cloth. It's messy, it works and it's super satisfying but it also costs. Until now.
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?
The Name Game
July 25, 2017
Looking for a realistic British name for your model railway. Here's 200 to get you started.
What are the minimum vertical clearances for model trains – British standards
July 15, 2017
Don't run the risk of having your trains crash into tunnel roofs. Build to British standards for minimum vertical clearance and train heights and keep