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Model Rail Magazine

13 issues per year View Reviews   |   Write Review From $4.23 per issue

Model Rail magazine is one of the UK’s most informative and exciting magazines for model railway fans throughout the country. Whether you’ve been a modelling-enthusiast for a long time or are a newcomer to the model rail world, you’ll be sure to learn something new in every issue of Model Rail magazine!

Every single issue is packed full of incredible photography and inspiring articles that will help you take your model rail building hobby to the next level. Plus, enjoy in-depth product reviews and unrivalled tips and advice from the experts. Stay up to date with the latest in the model railway world with articles and content from the best team of modellers, such as Dave Lowery, George Dent and Chris Leigh - the people in the know! Feast your eyes on ‘how-to’ projects from the experts, who draw their inspiration from the real railway.

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Model Rail  |  September 2021  

Layout: Bournemouth West
Bob Tiller showcases his models in this alternative reality of Bournemouth West.

Layout: Feltham Road MPD
Ray Norwood’s 1960s shed is controlled by cutting edge technology.

Masterplan: Shunting
Paul A. Lunn offers three potential plans for a large shunting layout in ‘OO’ gauge.

Whether it’s a casual interest in model railways you hold or a dedicated and long-standing one, you’re sure to find something inspirational and fascinating in a Model Railway digital magazine every single month.

Take a look around some of the most impressive model railways and landscapes in the world and be inspired to make your model railway the best it can be. Enjoy featured articles from the best in the business, inspirational ideas for your own model railway and incredible layouts to help you get the best from your hobby. From the experienced modeller to newcomers, Model Railway magazine has something for everyone!

13 issues of Model Railway magazine are published each year featuring articles on the best layouts, weathering, the best building kits, kitbashing, scratch building and many other model making techniques.

Model Railway magazine is the perfect accompaniment to your hobby and an insightful read for anybody interested in model railways.

Learn something new today and have some fun along the way, by subscribing to the Model Railway digital magazine today.

  • Insightful articles and content from the best in the business, including George Dent, Dave Lowery and Chris Leigh
  • Inspiration is drawn from the real railway in every issue
  • Tips and tricks on how to get the best out of your hobby
  • Guides on the best products and advice from people in the know
  • Features covering everything from how-to’s and techniques to the best layouts and designs





You'll receive 13 issues during a 1 year Model Rail magazine subscription.

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Model Rail

Best monthly for Model Railroading Hobby ! Reviewed Saturday, 10 October 2020

Model Rail

A great balance of articles Reviewed Thursday, 6 August 2020

Model Rail

Model Rail always has great photography, modelling tips and layout articles. Reviewed Thursday, 6 August 2020

Model Rail

I would like to see more regular articles and layouts depicting O Gauge interests. Currently, most seem to concentrate on OO / N Gauge. Reviewed Wednesday, 22 July 2020

Model Rail

Would be even better if some home layout video's could be added. Reviewed Thursday, 18 June 2020

Articles in this issue

Below is a selection of articles in Model Rail September 2021.

Welcome Meet the team behind the UK’s best modelling magazine RAIL PHOTOPRINTS This month’s contributors I seem to recall that all of my early layouts had a locomotive shed of one sort or...
Know your stuff George Dent What George used RAIL PHOTOPRINTS George Dent MR’s editor and chief model maker can offer advice on almost any subject. Chris G...
Present your case How to join in RAIL PHOTOPRINTS Want to present your own case? Send us 400 words explaining your choice to, putting ‘Present Your Case’ in the subject line. ...
Behind the Backscene Next month: Model Rail’s youngest team member, Chris Gadsby, faces the BtB inquisition. Michael Mazurkiewicz is the brains behind the Geoscenics range of model railway scenic materials and ac...
The Big Picture Photography: CHRIS NEVARD Determined to finally finish a project, Matt Haynes set about building a layout at the start of lockdown, like so many others. With a fascination with the Great ...
ALL-NEW ‘47’ FROM BACHMANN 00 GAUGE RAIL PHOTOPRINTS The highlight of Bachmann’s autumn update was undoubtedly the news of an all-new Brush Type 4 Class 47 diesel in ‘OO’ gauge. This project is reported to ha...

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