The Latest Model Train Newsletter is Now Online – Issue # 100211

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-100211/ In this issue of the model train newsletter: 1. Review Of The Hornby Railroad Class 47 Locomotive 2. HO Scale Is The Most Popular For 2 Main Reasons 3. What Is The Correct Grade For…

Continue Reading →

Review Of The Hornby Railroad Class 47 Locomotive

This video is a first look at the Hornby Railroad version of the classic class 47 locomotive. It may be basic compared to some other examples of this (very British) locomotive – but there’s no denying that for the price… this loco is a steal! With some weathering and addition of some detail this will…

Continue Reading →

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…

Continue Reading →

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 >>…

Continue Reading →

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…

Continue Reading →

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,…

Continue Reading →

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…

Continue Reading →

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…

Continue Reading →