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Top tips on how to model roads and road markings

Here we show you our top six tips on how to model roads, road markings and…

05 March 2019

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Model Railway Tools for Beginners

We take a look at the top model railway tools and equipment needed to help you…

15 February 2019

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Model Railway Scales and gauges explained

What's the difference between scale and gauge in model railways? Here's our…

16 January 2019

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How to model loads for model railway wagons

Colourful private owner model railway wagons would normally be full of coal, so…

09 January 2019

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A complete guide to model railway baseboard construction

A step-by-step guide to model railway baseboard construction demonstrating how…

04 January 2019

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How to fit DCC sound into a Dapol N Gauge 'Hall'

We show you how to fit DCC Sound into an N gauge Dapol GWR ‘Hall’ 4-6-0.

24 October 2018

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How to set up a DCC decoder

Setting up a DCC decoder properly can be simple, as as we prove in this…

24 October 2018

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How to add details to a Hornby Sentinel

A massively popular model, here's how you can add detail and character to a…

18 October 2018

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How to weather a locomotive using paint washes and powders

Model railway weathering does not have to be difficult or expensive. Follow…

18 October 2018

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How to modify a 'Tin Turtle'

A straightforward chassis swap is all that’s required to breathe new life into a…

18 October 2018

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How to ballast track

Real railways run on a bed of crushed rocks called 'ballast'. We explain how you…

21 September 2018

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How does a train set work?

You have bought a model railway 'starter' set. That's a great start, but how…

21 September 2018

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How to build and detail a card kit

We build a simple corner shop car kit and then add some realistic details to…

21 September 2018

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Model railway track plan ideas

Simple model railway track plans can still offer plenty of interest, modelling…

20 September 2018

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VIDEO: How to add grass to a model railway layout

Grass 'flock' can turn a bare baseboard into a life-like layout. Watch our video…

20 September 2018

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