Hints, tips and products for model 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
£35 Model Railway In A Box Update
January 27, 2018
I've failed and it's bitterly frustrating.
£35 Model Railway Update: Building the buildings and cliff face
December 14, 2017
It's been a while, too long, but here's an update on my £35 model railway challenge project.
So the scenery starts: £35 project update
November 8, 2017
Since my last update, things have developed with the project; the dock has water; dock side & walls have been made and the track laid.
Electrics, an update on the £35 Model Railway Project
October 20, 2017
The electrics: A gamble that worked but I'm behind schedule.
The £35 model railway challenge: project history
September 29, 2017
In the summer of 2017, I set myself a challenge to see if a model railway could be built for £35.
Railways in a box, the £35 project update
September 21, 2017
More haste, less speed.
Can it really be done? Project Update
September 6, 2017
It seemed like a good idea... But then reality came knocking.
The £35 model railway challenge
August 22, 2017
Can a working model railway be built for £35? I'm going to try and I'll give £100 to charity if I fail.
Walk Through – How I Created This Scene: scenery, track & viaducts – and Layout Progress
August 18, 2017
My N gauge model railway continues with another hill scene diorama nearly completed. Here's a quick walkthrough of how this was done and other recent
Third Rail Tips
July 21, 2017
Building a modern era electric track layout? Wondering about that third rail? Here are a few tips to get you started.