Most Popular Train Movies

a railroad through the forest

In movies where the setting also takes center stage and plays a vital role in the plot, numerous movies have utilized the rails to tell a story. These countless integrations of trains and rails in movies had people pick up the interest in these fascinating automobiles. Some have collected model trains, tried doing their … Read more

The History of Model Trains

green mountains, red model train, tall pine trees, metal track

There is no denying that kids from different generations love model trains or toy trains. Receiving these is such a delight, especially during the Christmas season. When model trains were introduced to young children, their fascination with them continues to stay until growing up. For some children, model trains are a way to reminisce … Read more

Guide For First-Time Owners of Model Trains

a model train

Model trains have gained popularity in the role-play gaming industry. After all, people are typically enticed by games that give them the power and authority to build something, decide on things, and have their piece of the community. Model trains are indeed a great option to achieve this satisfaction, but experts say … Read more

Making a Model Railroad at Home

Making a Model Railroad at Home

You can’t be the only one who’s always awestruck whenever there’s a model railroad right before your eyes. Model railroads, along with model trains, are such an exciting view to gander at, especially when they start operating. The possibilities when it comes to creating a model railroad are endless. Think of a … Read more

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 … 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 … 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 … Read more