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What is the best oil to lubricate your model train with & what NOT to use

From time-to-time every model locomotive needs oiling to keep it running smoothly. But what's the best fluid to use? [...]

How NOT to clean track, part 2

How not to clean track 2
Cleaning track is a fundamental maintenance task on a model railway but it's surprising how badly wrong it can go. [...]

How NOT to clean track, Part 1

This gem of track cleaning advice was overheard in a model railway shop the other day. And it's wrong. Wrong. Wrong. Wrong. [...]

7 Tips That Will Make Your Model Train Run Smoothly in 2018

Trying to figure out why your model train judders, stops and starts? Don't panic. Here are 7 easy and quick tips from model railway gurus across the Internet [...]