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Slot car swapmeet Back in the 1960s, my dad was a car racer. Specifically a slot car racer at the Luton slot car club. At the time, he helped them build a 1...

Sentinel of history on track to future The non-descript Curchorem (Sanvordem) railway station wasn’t much different from what was pictured by the great Indian novelist R K Narayan in his famous novel, ‘Malgudi Days’ – until as recently as a decade-and

Passing though Oswestry. Today we found ourselves in Oswestry, not for any railway related reasons but so that Dani could visit Stooge Cycles and test ride their pro...

MP Hayes presents signal box painting to Spalding winner An original watercolour painting of St James Deeping signal box now belongs to Richard Twyman of Spalding after a fundraising auction run by a Deepings campaign group.

Miniatur wunderland Hamburg Ammmmazing... A site for the Model Railway Layout named Barcoola. This is take on Tarcoola SA the junction between the Trans Australian Railway and the Central Australian Railway. Now incorporating "A Town like Alice", my take on Alic

Peterborough show seen by normal people Most videos of model railway shows are shot by enthusiasts. Because of this, they tend to be heavy on the trains and don't really captur...

Seeing red I finally got myself into gear long enough to start painting the Krokodil. In the story I have for this railway, the track runs along the main road in most of the towns it serves, and the streets...

Photo from Facebook December 09, 2016 at 01:07PM Some more Pennsy awesomeness arrived in today's mail! These are BLI PA/B with sound that were on clearance at Factory Direct Trains. The FGE reefer was an eBay find and it matches a car at the Railroad Museum of Pennsylv

Passengers cry for amenities at Habibganj station in Madhya Pradesh Habibganj railway station, the first ISO certified station of Indian railways, is in a bad shape. Amenities at the station have failed to keep pace with modernisation and increase in passengers, while the shifting of hal

Faded Glory 2 Shabby Class 60 ready for action. Now sporting a set of faded number and logo transfers from Precision Labels, this Hornby 'Tug' reall...

Mini Metros are on track as part of model railway display exhibition The Blyth & Tyne Model Railway Society’s public open weekend are far more than trains whizzing around a track - find out more...

Sanding sticks John asks: Just a small question, if I may? Having read your article on BRM article "Horse Power" I see that you used a interesting abras...

It's beginning to look alot like Christmas Another year rolls around and before you know, it's Christmas. Therefore as I have done in years past, here is this years Christmas card fr...

Carriage and Wagon Winter maintenance occupies a lot of miniature railway's time at this time of the year, and it is no different in O9. The carriage and wagon...

Blog anniversary post The first post to this blog was on December 8, 2010, so every year on that date I post some general thoughts about the blog. I also like to ...

11 places where you can visit Santa in Plymouth this Christmas A key part of Christmas decorations is meeting the main man himself, Santa Claus, for a briefing on all things Yuletide. We have compiled a plethora of places in Plymouth where the Father...

Miniatur Wunderland – the world where tiny people rule Sometimes the decision to visit a place can be based on something quite small. In the case of my and hubby’s recent trip to Hamburg, however, that something small turned out to be something q...

Rusty I haven't done anything to the new little layout but I have been attending to some rolling stock for it. I had a look in the great draw...

A big station, barns and little lorries in BRM It's time for a new major project for me in the latest issue of BRM. A few months ago, I was introduced to a 4mm scale model of Stamford...

Thinking About the Georgia Northeastern Now that I'm moving and thinking about a new house, I want to build a model railroad that is more permanent than some I've built before. Th...

Miniatur wunderland Hamburg Ammmmazing... A site for the Model Railway Layout named Barcoola. This is take on Tarcoola SA the junction between the Trans Australian Railway and the Central Australian Railway. Now incorporating "A Town like Alice", my take on Alic

Save Exmouth Seafront campaign sack Chair A campaign group in Exmouth have sacked its Chair following a breach of trust with a councillor. Save Exmouth Seafront (SES), a campaign against proposed controversial seafront redevelopment plans...

Warehouse Wednesday: The NEC One of the features I look for in this part of my blog is usefulness to modellers. One thing that is helpful, is to have a building so l...

Wordless Wednesday #139 A blog about model railroading - specifically prototype modeling in HO scale in the steam-to-diesel transition era.

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