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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!

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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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Single Digital Issue Oct-23
£4.99 / issue
Annual Digital Subscription Plus the last 3 back issues for free Now £29.99 billed annually
£2.31 / issue
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Model Rail  |  Oct-23  

Create a realistic tree-felling scene with sound, explore the Heljan Class 73 and Class 25, and discover the best value in modelling with the Heljan GWR Railcar. Get a first look at our exclusive 31 takes shape, delve into the depths of water effects, and revisit a long-forgotten coach kit. Plus, learn how to get the best from traditional scenics and embark on DIY boilersmith adventures.

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.

Note: Digital editions do not include the covermount items or supplements you would find with printed copies.
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Based on 225 Customer Reviews
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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 Oct-23.

Welcome Meet the team behind the UK’s best modelling magazine This month’s contributors One of the highlights of the past month was The Gauge O Guild’s annual GuildEx show, held at Stafford Showground ove...
ORDERS OPEN FOR EXCLUSIVE CLASS 11 SECURE YOUR CLASS 11 The final pre-production samples of our Class 11 have been reviewed, and we now expect delivery of the models before the end of the year. NOW! Produced exclusively for Model ...
CLASS 11 FACTFILE – JUST ANOTHER ‘GRONK’? Class 11 12051 displays traces of its former livery – with BRITISH RAILWAYS lettering showing through its later coat – as it rests at Arpley, Warrington, in 1966. The 350hp dies...
MODEL RAIL EXCLUSIVE CLASS 31 TAKING SHAPE 00 GAUGE We recently received a decorated sample of our forthcoming exclusive rendition of Class 31, 31116 RAIL Celebrity, in its unique British Rail Infrastructure livery. Produced by Accur...
16T MINERALS NEXT FOR ACCURASCALE 00 GAUGE After producing a raft of key mineral wagons from the British Railways era, it was no great surprise that Accurascale would eventually turn its attention to the once ubiquitous steel-bodie...
‘BUCKJUMPER’ SAMPLES ARRIVE 00 GAUGE First tooling samples have arrived of Accurascale’s LNER Class J67/68/69 ‘Buckjumper’ 0 ‐ 6‐0T, showing off each of the variants that will be offered. Accurascale’s development team has i...

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