Tips for Maintaining Your Model Train Track

An image of a model train locomotive unit exiting a warehouse.

As with any hobby you invest time and money in to, model trains and their respective model tracks need regular and thorough maintenance and cleaning if they are expected to keep running without any unwanted hiccups. Fortunately, when it comes to model tracks, they are much easier to look after when compared to the model … Read more

Guide to Model Train Scenery

An example of a good blend of scenic landscaping (with mountains in the background) and urban props (warehouse or train station in the foreground).

As exciting as it is to set up a functioning model train along with its associated railway tracks, the look can never be really complete without any scenery around it to give it that coveted artistic perfection. Sure, watching your trains whiz along the tracks, flawlessly switching to adjacent tracks and completing a circuit without … Read more

Tips for Maintaining Your Model Train

A relatively simple model train and track set, complete with miniature houses and landscapes.

People entering the world of a new hobby that has recently taken their fancy often find themselves wondering what tips a beginner might need before foraying in to this new and fascinating world. From building huge cities and towns from Lego in their basements or crafting exquisite pieces from a log of wood, to racing … Read more