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Beginners Guide - Starting a Garden Railway

In this article we look at starting a garden railway. Set a budget and follow a plan to keep you on track.

Beginners Guide to DCC

Practically everything nowadays is operated by a computer of some sort so does it seem that odd that your model trains could be run by one? Not really, but what could it do? Well just about anything you could imaging because quite realistically it can.

Make Your Own Static Grass Tufts

Making Grass Tufts is incredibly easy to do. In this article you will learn just how easy it is

Collecting Scenery for Model Railways

We try to replicate convincing scenes when modelling so why not take a look around the natural environment. All sort of things can be collected and re purposed for modelling. Natural needs little work and is generally more convincing.

Best Way to Clean Model Locomotive Wheels

Model train wheels can get dirty but in this article we show you the best way to easily clean them up Now and make it easier to clean in the future. 
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Simple DC Model Railway Throttle Using Arduino

Build a very simple DC Model Railway throttle using Arduino and a handful of cheap parts.

10 Tips for Laying Model Railway Track.

Laying track doesn’t seem too difficult until you try it. In this article we discuss many of the common pitfalls and how to avoid them.

Model Railroad Removable Bridges

There are many types of lift bridges used on model railways. Gaining access to the middle of the layout has never been easier.

Scratch Build a Truss Bridge

In this article we built a simple truss bridge from ABS plastic. ABS is acrylonitrile butadiene styrene, a plastic that has exceptional qualities perfectly suited to scratch building models.

Collecting Scenery for Model Railways

We try to replicate convincing scenes when modelling so why not take a look around the natural environment. All sort of things can be collected and re purposed for modelling. Natural needs little work and is generally more convincing.
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