5 Inexpensive Train Sets

5 Inexpensive Train Sets Train sets are how most of us begin with model railroading. They may have been cheaply made products in years past or top of the line sets manufactured today. They may be “toy trains” or actual model-quality. Either way, train sets are a common way of starting. You may be a…

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Prototype Profile: The EMD GP38-2

Prototype Profile: The EMD GP38-2 This week we start a new series of blogs, the Prototype Profile. This will be a monthly blog taking an in-depth look at some aspect of prototype railroading, with some tips as to how you could use the information for your model railroad. In Prototype Profile: The EMD GP38-2, we’ll…

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Train Set for DCC Beginners

A great way to get started in model railroading as a beginner is to get yourself a starter train set, and then build from there. While most beginner train sets have simple loop track plans, this is all you really need to get started, particularly if you are brand new to the hobby. Besides, extra…

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Create your own Scenery : Model Railroad Print Out Buildings

As I have touched on in my last few posts, building the scenery for your layout is one of the most rewarding, enjoyable, and relaxing (for the most part) aspects of model railroading. And if you’ve been paying attention (I hope you have been) then you will see that not only is this scenery realistic,…

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Model Railroad Track Weathering Made Easy

If you are a beginner at model railroading and are looking for a simple and effective way to add weathering to the tracks on your layout, then look no further than the Track Painters available from Woodland Scenics. Available in 3 authentic track weathering colours (Rusty Rail, Steel Rail, and Weathered Tie) these paint pens…

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Model Train Review: Lionel Southern Crescent Limited

You have to love Eric for making these great video reviews. With so many amazing trains out there, they can so easily slip you by if you take your eyes off the train catalogues or don’t get into your local hobby shop often enough. In this review Eric has a look at Lionel’s new Legacy Equipped…

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Model Trains For Beginners: Start Here

This is the quality step-by-step information you need to get started quickly and easily with your dream model railroad. This is the very best source of specialized model train how-to information. It will teach you how to build a model train layout that you will be supremely proud of. It is a comprehensive beginner through…

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Model Train Stuff At Huge Discounts

Looking to buy model train stuff at huge discounts? Then check out these resources in your country. You just need to click the country you live in, or the closest country to you… [green_plus_list width=”80%”] Buy model train stuff in USA (click here) Buy model train stuff in Canada (click here) Buy model train stuff…

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