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Common Model Railway Q&A
The best tips and techniques to solve the most common model railway construction questions.
Building Bridges: How to make bridges for your model railway
July 30, 2018
Want a bridge on your model railway? There's more to it than you might think.
Laying track across baseboard joints
June 1, 2016
If you're laying track across a baseboard join, you'll need to secure the track at the edges. The tried and tested technique for this is Copper clad sleepers.
Model railway minimum curve conundrum – what’s the smallest radius?
March 22, 2016
What's the minimum curve radius for model railways? The numbers you need to know for Z, N, OO and HO track from Peco, Hornby, Märklin.
How To Build Inclines Your Trains Can Climb – Maximum and Recommended Gradients UPDATED
January 23, 2016
If you want a fun and interesting model railway then you'll want your Hornby trains hauling wagons up hills. Here's how to work out the vital length and
How to ballast a model railway, the definitive guide
March 4, 2015
Everything you need to know to safely and easily ballast your model railway with the best results, including top videos. a step by step guide and loads of
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