If you’ve been watching the Great Model Railway Challenge on Channel 5 and want to build on your own railway, here’s a roundup of tips and techniques you’ll need to make your own.
Hopefully, you’ve been watching Channel 5s new series, the Great Model Railway Challenge. If not, I really recommend it. It’s fun and enjoyable. The Missenden Modellers, Porthcawl Model Railway Club, and Strangers on a Model Train make some great layouts, although the cheating by The Missenden Modellers in the first episode did annoy me a lot and I felt it was right that they didn’t win.
If it’s encouraged you to have a go at making your own model railway the following tip-filled articles will give tell you what you need to know.
Track Laying Basics
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