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Model Rail Magazine

13 issues per year   |  English
222 Reviews   •  English   •   Hobbies & Crafts (Scale Modelling)
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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.

Subscribe to Model Railway magazine today and take your hobby to the next level!

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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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Best monthly for Model Railroading Hobby ! Reviewed 10 October 2020

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A great balance of articles Reviewed 06 August 2020

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

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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

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

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