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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

Want a bridge on your model railway? There's more to it than you might think.  [...]

Laying track across baseboard joints

make your own copper clad sleepers
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?

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

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

Mike Buick Track Work
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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