Garden Rail

May 2023

Garden railways are more than just track and trains. The Stella and Corglass Railway has provided its builder, Peter Dawes with a focus while he recovered from illness, and terrific friendships along…

On Sale: 13 April 2023

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Issue 344 - April 2023

Many railway enthusiasts dream of crack express locomotives thundering past their garden, well Peter Hollingsworth has them thundering around his - his Gauge 3 layout has taken over the entire plot,…

On Sale: 09 March 2023

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Issue 242 - March 2023

We've a bumper issue this month, with not one, but two feature layouts, and they couldn't be more different.

On Sale: 09 February 2023

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Issue 342 - February 2023

Welcome to the February issue of Garden Rail. Included in this issue: • The Newton and Southlands Tramway • Building a Wild West Loco • Building a Penryhn Coal Wagon • The Inglenook Railway…

On Sale: 12 January 2023

Digital Edition: £3.99

Issue 341 - January 2023

We've gone for a smaller scale than normal for our lead layout but it's a treat to visit modelling master Alan Brackenborough's O gauge line...

On Sale: 15 December 2022

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Issue 340 - December 2022

It's all action in our big layout feature this month. Playmobil trains mix it up with slot cars in a display that has been delighting kids of all ages at exhibitions for years. And since, it's…

On Sale: 10 November 2022

Digital Edition: £3.99

Issue 339 - November 2022

No space for a 009 layout at home? Richard Bratby's solution - move up a scale and take the layout outside. A small, paved, city yard might not be the obvious location, but he's built a line with a…

On Sale: 13 October 2022

Digital Edition: £3.99

Issue 338 - October 2022

As the Gauge 1 Model Railway Association celebrates its 75th birthday, we visit the president's own line, with a show of many of the locos he has designed.

On Sale: 15 September 2022

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Issue 337 - September 2022

Inspired by Switzerland's RhB railway, Pavel Ponížil has created a stunning model behind his home in the Czech Republic. Everything is built the hard way, one stone block at a time, and the resulting…

On Sale: 11 August 2022

Digital Edition: £3.99

Issue 336 - August 2022

How long does it take to build a garden railway? Days? Weeks? Years?

On Sale: 14 July 2022

Digital Edition: £3.99

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