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References to useful sources of information. Just click on the topic on the side menu or below and you will be taken to the relevant web-page.

Model Trains Online
Founded in June 2009, Model Trains Online delivers useful and innovative information to Railway & Railroad modellers all around the world. They publish a weekly email newsletter which you can subscribe to for FREE, and publish new articles on the blog most days. Their aim is to inform readers about the latest trends, products and techniques in building a realistic model railway on a tight budget. They aim to provide high quality how to articles, news and reviews covering all aspects of building a model railway layout. Model Trains Online is, and always has been, independent.

The Locoyard! website is an ever-changing and regularly (usually daily) updated blog for those interested in Heritage Railway and Scale Modelling.


Model Rail
Model Rail is Britain’s brightest and most informative magazine for model railway fans. Every issue is packed with the country’s finest home and club layouts, stunning photography, unbiased and in-depth product reviews, expert tips, layout plans, inspirational real railway subjects and step-by-step articles that really show you how.


  • A5 Peco Shows You How Booklet:- Building Baseboards by Peco
  • A5 Peco Shows You How Booklet:- Laying The Track by Peco
  • A5 Peco Shows You How Booklet:- Wiring the Layout Part 1-1st Steps by Peco
  • A5 Peco Shows You How Booklet:- Wiring the Layout Part 2 - More Advanced by Peco
  • Hornby Book of Model Railways (New Edition) Paperback – 1 Jun 2009 by Chris Ellis (Author)
  • The Newcomer's Guide to Model Railways: A Step-by-step Guide to the Complete Layout (Library of Railway Modelling) Paperback – 24 Jul 2009 by Brian Lambert (Author)
  • A good range of books and DVDs on Modelling Skills from online from the Pendon Museum shop.

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