Garden Rail

Issue 335 - July 2022

As we spend more time in this hobby, our interests can change, and so it was that Richard Barwick transformed his line from its typical LGB-based German theme, to something that reminded him of happy…

On Sale: 16 June 2022

Digital Edition: £3.99

Issue 334 - June 2022

Is this real, or is this a model? That's the question you'll be asking when looking at the amazing Dyfrdwy Tramway built by James Hilton. The superb modelmaking is accompanied by an imaginative…

On Sale: 12 May 2022

Digital Edition: £3.99

Issue 333 - May 2022

We're heading stateside this month with The Durango and Colorado Southern Narrow Gauge Railroad. A visit to the USA 30 years ago inspired Richard Cable to build his line, bringing a slice of the US to…

On Sale: 14 April 2022

Digital Edition: £3.99

Issue 332 - April 2022

Sometimes, to find your prototype, you just need to look out of the window. That's what David Mart did when replacing his O gauge garden railway. Taking the Isle of Man, which he can see from his…

On Sale: 10 March 2022

Digital Edition: £3.99

Issue 331 - March 2022

Ed and Dick may want their layout back.' was the gist of a conversation shortly after the Exeter Garden Railway show in 2003. This left the Severn Mendip 16mm Group with a bit of a problem. The result…

On Sale: 10 February 2022

Digital Edition: £3.99

Issue 330 - February 2022

A garden railway is more than just a collection of tracks and trains - often it's the people who build and run it that matter. We visit the Friendly Light Railway, a G-scale line that has brought…

On Sale: 13 January 2022

Digital Edition: £3.99

Issue 329 - January 2022

It's cold outside, so we've come indoors to look at the amazing Gauge 3 layout, Chalfont. Standard gauge modelling in 1:22.5 scale is rare, but you can enjoy it on our pages, and then see the model…

On Sale: 16 December 2021

Digital Edition: £3.99

Issue 328 - December 2021

Happy Holidays from Garden Rail this month - we head stateside to visit the breathtaking New York Botanical Gardens annual festive display. Not only is it amazing to see, but the natural materials…

On Sale: 11 November 2021

Digital Edition: £3.99

Issue 327 - November 2021

We're off to Germany for our lead layout this month - Waldheim built by Jim Trotman. It's a little slice of Saxony that lives in Cumbria!

On Sale: 14 October 2021

Digital Edition: £3.99

Issue 326 - October 2021

Do you fancy building a garden railway, but worry you don't have the space?

On Sale: 16 September 2021

Digital Edition: £3.99

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