Basildon Model Railway Exhibition

The 2011 Basildon Model Railway Exhibition (Essex, UK) was well attended and enjoyed by all. A large variety of scales was on display including HO, OO, N, Z scale. As usual Thomas was a big hit with the children. Below are 3 videos that show the highlights of the model railway exhibition. If you are…

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Building a Model Railroad in India

Building a model railroad in India requires a lot of imagination and persistance. That’s because there are no hobby shops just down the road, or in the next city. Amarjit Singh Walia from Bangalore, India has sent in these pictures of his model railroad. Notice the improvisation he has cleverly implemented…  

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Model Train Show – Chasewater Model Railway Exhibition

The Chasewater Model Railway Exhibition was another successful model train show. Model train beginners had a fabulous time being helped by the experienced model railroaders. Some of the model train club’s showing their wonderful layouts at the show were: The Lichfield Model Railway Club, The Trent Valley Model Railway Society, The West Midland Group of…

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Model Train Scenery Using Plaster

Our fellow model railroader Barry Palmer has generously shared more great pictures of the model train layout he is building with his grandson. Some people may remember Barry’s story and his stage 1 photos. In the photos below Barry has given us a great idea of the steps he took with his grandson, to create…

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Running The Trains At Night With Illuminated Passenger Cars

In this video Dave runs both of his passenger trains North on this slow excursion through the country side at the Belmont Shore Model Railroad Club in San Pedro, CA. All visitors are welcome to come and experience the Belmont Shore Model Railroad Club. It is a great friendly club. Enjoy the video and please comment…

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Model Railroad Based On The Old West Era

Thanks to Chris Myers of Sana Angelo (Republic of Texas) for sharing these photos of his amazingly well detailed model railroad. Here is what Chris had to say about his model train layout… It’s true, there’s no train here yet…but there is a train (Engine, Tender, & Caboose as of now) in my den.  This…

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Model Railroading Tips And Model Train Help

Are you interested in building a mobile train layout that you can transport from one place to another? Then check this resource out. The trick in creating a mobile layout is to build the scenery in a specific way to facilitate the mobility. This resource contains a free bonus called “The Confessions of a Mobile…

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OO Scale, OO9 Scale and Z Scale Model Train Layouts

This is a short video of alancastrain’s OO scale, OO9 scale and Z scale model train layouts. Model train layouts are never finished and that is what makes model railroading a great hobby… It is the ongoing adventure! The model railroad in this video are no exception. The layouts have been changed, adjusted and improved…

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