Hints & tips for model railway enthusiasts, miniature painters and model makers.


It’s a time of joy, peace and merriment but what if you have a model train fanatic in your household – young or old? Here’s how to incorporate a little model railway action in your festivities.

Hornby launches Coca-Cola Christmas Train Set

Hornby Christmas CocaCola Train Set
Christmas is coming as Hornby unveils a Coca-Cola Christmas train set. [...]

How to make a Christmas scene

how to make a christmas diorama model with a train
'Tis the season to be jolly and what better to wake up to on Christmas morning than a snow-covered model railway display. How's how Santa makes his. [...]

Top marks to Märklin for this but where’s the Hornby version?

christmas train advert
Watching this you could be forgiven for thinking John Lewis have started selling model trains. [...]

The Best Train Themed Films and Tip Videos To Watch Over the 2020 Christmas Break

Classic Christmas TV: It's a Wonderful Life, Die Hard and Love Actually. They're my watch films during the holidays but if you have some more spare time [...]

Christmas Tree Train Sets: The Best Train Sets To Go Under Your Tree 2020

Looking to make your child's Christmas morning extra special? It can't get better than a train trundling around under your Christmas tree or as a present to [...]