HO Model Trains Have Rapidly Become The Most Popular Model Train Scale For 2 Main Reasons

HO scale is currently the most widely used scale of model railway in the world. But this wasn’t always the case. HO scale trains were created during the Great Depression where they first originated in the United Kingdom. They were to be an alternative to the OO gauge. The HO scale however didn’t take over…

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Bachmann Trains At The iHobby Expo

This is an overview of Bachmann’s product display at the International Hobby Expo at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont Illinois. The interview is with Doug Blaine the Vice President of Marketing for Bachmann Trains. Items overviewed: >> N scale Bachmann >> Royal Blue Bachmann Starter Train Set >> GP7 Diesel Locomotive >>…

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Which Are The Best Train Sets For Adults?

Are you wanting to know which are the best train sets for adults? Even though some people believe that toys are only for children, the truth is that many adults find train sets very appealing. It’s a very fulfilling hobby that teaches you a lot about many disciplines such as history, carpentry, painting, engineering and…

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Want To Build A Model Railroad – These Are The Basics You Need To Consider

Building model railroads is a fun and versatile hobby. It involves many areas of study including history, civil and mechanic engineering, carpentry, electrical wiring and circuitry, art, etc. The model train hobbyist who has a love for model railroading has no choice but to become a jack of all trades. If you are a beginner,…

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The Latest Model Train Newsletter is Now Online – Issue 040211

The latest model train newsletter is now online for you. You can find it by clicking here or visiting: www.modelrailwaynews.com/model-train-newsletter-040211/ In this issue of the model train newsletter: 1. The Best Place For Model Train Advice 2. A Look At The Märklin / Trix TGV POS – European Super Train 3. Will This Model Train…

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Märklin / Trix TGV POS – European Super Train

Elevation zero. By TGV from Munich to Paris. A new face on the German railroad: the French SNCF TGV POS. With a speed of 320km/h from the Isar to the Seine. The TGV POS – a new European super train. Starting in 2010 also in the Märklin and Trix program. TGV POS – a world…

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Model Railroad Scenery And Creating Specific Model Train Scenes

Model railroad scenery is when you take your model train set from being a simple oval track on the floor to creating a realistic looking model railway scene. There are a few basic rules to model railroad scenery that a beginner should know. Most importantly is that the world is not flat. A model train…

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The Latest Model Train Newsletter Is Now Online – Issue 270111

The latest model train newsletter is now online for you. You can find it by clicking here or visiting: www.modelrailwaynews.com/model-train-newsletter-270111/ In this issue of the model train newsletter: 1. A Look at the Atlas HO HH600/660 Locomotive 2. Model Railroad Wiring Basics For DC Control Wiring 3. Model Train Layouts – Where Do You Start?…

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