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Tips on the construction of model railways, like mine shown here, are regularly covered on MRE.

Here you’ll find hundreds, perhaps thousands, free of tips, articles and videos covering every aspect of model railway building, including scenerybaseboards, electrics, model making, track work and more . If it’s involved in making model construction you’ll find how-to guides and tips on it here ⁠and it’s where a quarter of million like-minded modellers came last year to learn more.

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