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Instant Diorama, just add MDF... A month or so ago I made mention of creating further micro-dioramas of a similar size to the abandoned coach scene, i.e...

PICTURES: Vintage cars and miniature steam engines at Wimborne Model Town To cap off the summer season, visitors enjoyed free trailer rides around the model town before hopping on a 1950s bus to tour the real-life equivalent...

Model train enthusiasts in for a treat Model train enthusiasts in for a treat The Northern Echo MODEL railway enthusiasts are in for a treat next weekend when a National Trust property opens its doors to allow visitors to come and see the train layouts...

Fencing Repairs One of the many little jobs on Himself's 'To Do' list is to fix some of the small instances of damage to the layouts during their cross-border migration and the time in storage last winter...

Auscision SCT001 ans SCT002 GT46ACe class weathering by Barcoola First, all the panels and grilles were black washed, using Humbrol paints a mix of matt black #33 matt grey #64 and a touch of grimy brown #98...

Find out why one member of the Swansea Railway Modellers Group is chuffed Find out why one member of the Swansea Railway Modellers Group is chuffed South Wales Evening Post TO some it's child's play but for Gwion Rhys Davies his love of model trains helped him get back on track after a...

The other half of the Hornby water tower A while ago I posted an image of the Hornby water tower building that I had converted to a disused pump house...

Great Basin Getaway, 2016 The Great Basin Getaway or GBG is an alternate-year operating event in the Salt Lake City area, consisting of a number of fine layouts which are operated by visitors...

What If? With all the neat new stuff coming out in what one friend of mine described once as "designer plastic" - especially in HO scale - it's easy to feel like a kid in a candy store...

Full steam ahead at model exhibition Full steam ahead at model exhibition Boston Standard Stickney Village Hall are hosting the Boston Model Railway Society exhibition this weekend...

More B's There are usually part-built and untouched kits lying around in a drawer in a modeller's home and Himself is no different...

Seed scoop Trouble is, now I have a useful tool, I'd like to point people in the right direction to buy their own...

Farewell Markeaton Park The news came through this week that the Markeaton Park Light Railway in Derby had closed, with one of the reasons cited as non-renewal of the lease when it expires at the end of the year...

Bridging the gaps Model Bridges There are several gaps to be bridged on the Greenwater River, by both road and rail...

Wordless Wednesday Wagon Works This entry was posted in Bachmann , blog , British Rail , DCC , dcc sound , Eastern Region , EM, finescale , flying scotsman , Great Western , HO, hobbies , Hornby , Kalmbach , Layout , LMS , LNER , Midland Region...

All aboard for model railway exhibition All aboard for model railway exhibition Leigh Journal A FIRST class event for model railway enthusiasts will be held in Leigh this weekend...

Flying Scotsman in Shropshire: Fans flock to see a true British icon ... The legendary Flying Scotsman powered into Bridgnorth's Severn Valley Railway today to meet hundreds of fans, many of them waving flags or clutching cameras...

There is always something on the go. With the modules not connected, this allowed some housekeeping to be performed between organising food relief and emergency sessions of the UN Security Council...

Roll up for model railway exhibition Roll up for model railway exhibition Messenger Newspapers THE Tri-ang Society are holding an exhibition of model trains and toys at St Martin's Community Hall, Ashton on Mersey, on Saturday September 24...

Sunderland Illuminations: How much are tickets for Roker Park and where do you get them from? It will be in operation from 6 - 10pm every night of the Illuminations and the cost to go on is adults £4, children £3, or family ticket £10...

Wiggle Room No it's not a radical new design of carriage - although it's an interesting idea - it is in fact the chassis of our latest Superbarn 117 on test...

Cheap wood carving tools Quite why someone decided that these were a useful addition to the slightly eclectic stock, I'm not sure...

A message from High Level Kits I would appreciate it if you could keep your eyes open for my GER Coffee pot which was nicked from my stand at Expo EM North on Sunday 18th Sept...

Asphalt tank cars, Part 3 I introduced this subject with a post describing the use of prototype cars and showing one example of a model asphalt car I recently completed...

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