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Model Rail Magazine

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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  |  November 2021  

Layout: Marshmill West Country memories were the inspiration for Barry Sergeant’s layout.

Layout: White Meadow Quarry Ray Taylor and Anna Bass are seasoned exhibitors with another layout for the circuit.

Masterplan: Chocolate train Paul A. Lunn offers some suggestions for a particular operational focal point.

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





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Model Rail

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

Model Rail

A great balance of articles Reviewed Thursday, August 6, 2020

Model Rail

Model Rail always has great photography, modelling tips and layout articles. Reviewed Thursday, August 6, 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, July 22, 2020

Model Rail

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

Articles in this issue

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

Welcome The transport of minerals by rail, particularly coal, dates back to the 17th Century and precipitated the building of the Stockton & Darlington Railway in 1825. Providing the mine owners of Coun...
…and finally During the autumn of the 2021 fuel crisis, it was not uncommon for the more enterprising tiny people to auction off ‘OO’ gauge fuel tank wagons when their owners weren’t looking. This mid-198...
HOW TO APPLY STATIC GRASS IN CONFINED SPACES Peter recommends… ◆ Product WW Scenics 02-0620-WWS001 Pro Grass Detailer Applicator George Dent Scales: All MR’s editor and chief model maker can offer advice on almost any subjec...
KNOW YOUR… LIVERIES Above: All of the Swindon-built ‘Warships’ – and most of those from North British – entered traffic in ‘Standard’ BR green relieved by an off-white stripe along the bodyside and GWR-style re...
Present your case RAIL PHOTOPRINTS R AIL PHOTOPRINTS Locomotive: GNR ‘J22’/LNER ‘J6’ 0-6-0 G auge: ‘OO’ Proposed by: Paul Wilkinson What is it? The LNER ‘J6’ was a classic, well-pro...
Behind the Backscene Dave Martin is buying manager at Hattons Model Railways. I went to watch a launch at Cape Canaveral as a child and asked if I could take one of the astronauts’ places 1: What is ...

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