Model Railway Engineer logo

 

Make. Paint. Build: Hints, tips and products for model train enthusiasts, model makers and miniaturists


Points

Adding point motors to already laid track

fitting point motors without removing the points
Now filed in a draw marked 'why on earth didn't I think of this' is this marvellous tip from MRE community member Lee Maylon for installing point motors on [...]

Trains stalling on Electrofrog points?

electrofrog points tortoise stalling locomotive
Trains stalling on Electrofrog points? Here’s the one solution I’ve found. I hope it works for you too. [...]

An effective but surprisingly simple to making points look better: Sunday Scribbles

Make model train points look better
This is an effective but surprisingly simple tip to give your points a little bit of extra realism. [...]

Mode railway frogs: what is it

What is a frog in model railways? Here's the answer you're looking for. [...]

Adventures in DIY Point Motors or How To Make Your Own Point Motors

After a recent slight miscalculation with off-the-shelf point motors I started thinking about making my own point motors. How difficult could it be and would [...]