Frequently Asked Questions About Model Trains

Frequently Asked Questions About Model Trains: The Definitive Guide For Beginners For a new railroad model hobbyist, the foreign terms and expressions that more experienced railroaders throw around might be a little overwhelming. On top of that, it can be hard to find one place that you can rely on for finding accurate answers. That’s…

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Model Train Scales Explained

Model Train Scales Explained The pros and cons of the various model train scales and how to determine which one is right for you. If you’re considering building a model railroad, you may be looking to have model train scales explained. There are a few factors that will play a part in picking the right…

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A Model Railroad Is Never Finished

A model railroad is never finished and this is what makes model railroading so much fun. Things will always need changing and upgrading, so don’t think for a minute that you’ll build your model railroad and then have nothing to do. Model railroading is a lifetime hobby and that means a lifetime of fun and…

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Model Trains For Beginners Is Reversing The Decline In Model Railroading

Model Trains For Beginners has been on a mission since 2008 to reverse the decline in model Railroading. Dan Morgan of ModelTrainsForBeginners.com says that the kids of today are missing out because a video game will never give you as much pleasure as planning, building and constructing a working model railroad. We live in an…

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Model Railroad In A Coffee Table

“I’ve got no space for a model railroad” is no excuse… Just build one in a coffee table! These pictures are of Ray Howard’s first ever model railroad which he started when he was 60 years of age… It is N-scale and built into a coffee table which is 40 inches x 30 inches (1m…

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Godfrey Man’s Basement Becomes Model Railroad Fantasy – The Telegraph

GODFREY — Unwrapping an American Flyer train for Christmas more than 60 years ago fueled Al Bell into creating a model city to accompany his model trains. Now, his hobby covers most of the basement. “Some guys are into hunting; some are into golf. I’m into model trains,” Bell said. “That’s just my thing; that’s…

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Model Train Track Basics You Should Know

Are you someone who is interested in setting up your own model train track? Do you love the idea of creating your own miniature world? If you have a love of model trains, there are a lot of skills that you are going to need to juggle, but make sure that you start off with…

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DCC Control vs DC Control For Your Model Trains

What are the advantages of DCC control of your model trains over DC control? When operating a model railway, you want optimum operation and control over your locomotives. The Digital Command Control (DCC) system revolutionizes the way model railways are operated. While previous operational systems have only allowed the user to control separate stretches of…

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