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Model Rail Magazine

13 issues per year View Reviews   |   Write Review From £2.31 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  |  Feburary 2022  

Layout: Amberfield After stumbling into a railway exhibition, Chris Sykes returned to modelling.

Layout: Ewood Andrew Thomas was determined to feature football somewhere on his layout.

Masterplan: Trainsheds Paul A. Lunn presents a few alternatives to the traditional overall station roof.

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 10 October 2020

Model Rail

A great balance of articles Reviewed 06 August 2020

Model Rail

Model Rail always has great photography, modelling tips and layout articles. Reviewed 06 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 22 July 2020

Model Rail

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

Articles in this issue

Below is a selection of articles in Model Rail Feburary 2022.

Welcome Hornby’s 2022 range contained a handful of surprises. As someone with a penchant for all things LMS, it’s good to see that a couple of all-new steam locomotive models will be appearing in the near f...
…and finally Unusual scenes captured by the lens of Chris Nevard… In 1959, filming was underway on Return of the Titfield Thunderbolt, the sequel to the much-loved comedy about local people saving their r...
EXHIBITION DIARY – JANUARY – MARCH 2022 (ALL SUBJECT TO GOVERNMENT GUIDANCE ON COVID-19) 2022 January 29 & 30 EASTLEIGH, HAMPSHIRE. Southampton Model Railway Exhibition, Barton Peveril College, Chestnut Avenue, Eastleigh, ...
Subscribe to MODEL RAIL PRINT £3.90 a month when you pay by recurring direct debit * Subscribe and become a member of the subscriber exclusive Model Rail Rewards Club… DIGITAL As a subscriber you’ll experience a w...
Look up to the Great Central ON SALE FEB 17 CHRIS NEVARD Welsh wonder Chris Nevard guides us through his latest layout project , set amid the Welsh Valleys, sharing many of his techniques and tips along ...
Present your case RAIL PHOTOPRINTS Prototype: Lambton, Hetton & Joicey Collieries Kitson 0-6-2T Gauge: ‘OO’ Proposed by: Peter Gower What is it? When it comes to tank engines there...

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