Track

Without track you simply do not have a model railway. But, out-of-the-box track isn’t very realistic so we reveal many ways to make it look like the real thing. This section also includes model railway trackplans for you to enjoy.

Adding a return loop to your layout increases operational flexibility, but can create electrical problems for the ...

29/07/2019

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Here we take a closer look at how software can benefit your model railway and answer common misconceptions about ...

09/07/2019

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We explore the different methods you can apply for cleaning your model railway in ten helpful tips. ...

03/07/2019

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The most common gauge of track used on model railways in the UK has an interesting history, here's how it was ...

07/06/2019

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This increasingly popular track gauge has its pros and cons, here's an explanation of what it is. ...

16/05/2019

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After planning your circuit, laying track is the first important step to ensuring your train set runs smoothly. ...

18/04/2019

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Real railways run on a bed of crushed rocks called 'ballast'. We explain how you can add ballast to your model ...

21/09/2018

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You have bought a model railway 'starter' set. That's a great start, but how does it work? We show you what to ...

21/09/2018

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Simple model railway track plans can still offer plenty of interest, modelling opportunities and operating ...

20/09/2018

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