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Erith Model Railway Society – 50th Anniversay Wagon

Erith Model Railway Society – 50th Anniversay Wagon

Limited Edition 38-375Z “Shepherd Neame” OO Scale Van E.M.R.S. has commissioned Bachmann to produce this wagon on the occasion of our 50th anniversary. Shepherd Neame are the oldest (continious) brewers in the U.K. situated in Faversham, Kent. They have been brewing [Read More]

T-Gauge is Coming!

T-Gauge is Coming!

I have some of the world’s smallest self-powered model trains coming in for review next week.  If you haven’t seen T-gauge, it is probably because it is just too small. Seriously though, T-Gauge weight is at 1/450 scale, less than 1/2 the size of [Read More]

Rival Rails (review underway)

Rival Rails (review underway)

The good folks at Random House were kind enough to forward a copy of Walter R. Borneman’s book to us for review.  I’m happy to say that am about 1/3 done and loving the book.  Here’s what I say so far… “Walter paints a complete backdrop for [Read More]

Reviewing Railroads, Products, Books, Whatever!

Reviewing Railroads, Products, Books, Whatever!

We have had a lot of interest from, railways, manufacturers, publishers… from a bunch of different fields associated with Trains in some way.  Some  of these are in the form of news releases, some in the form of products and some are just some great new friends that [Read More]

Latest Topics

Why 600,000 Australians tuned in to watch a silent three-hour train ride!

Why 600,000 Australians tuned in to watch a silent three-hour train ride!

No rush, welcome aboard the slow TV train! An Australian TV programme featured a three-hour long train journey on 7 [Read More]

Singer Neil Young to Auction Model Train Collection

Singer Neil Young to Auction Model Train Collection

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Rock singer Neil Young is selling some of his most prized possessions – part of his [Read More]

Win tickets to the Vancouver Train Expo!

Win tickets to the Vancouver Train Expo!

This annual show, in its 35th year, serves as an exhibition of the great hobby of model railroading, bringing together [Read More]

Bluetooth-Controlled Model Trains Will Completely Revitalize the Hobby, If We Are Smart Enough to Let Them.

Bluetooth-Controlled Model Trains Will Completely Revitalize the Hobby, If We Are Smart Enough to Let Them.

I didn’t set out to write about Bluetooth train control. I just wanted to see if someone was using bluetooth, so [Read More]

Have your name on the front of a steam engine at the North Yorkshire Moors Railway

Have your name on the front of a steam engine at the North Yorkshire Moors Railway

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to have your name on the front of a steam engine? This February half term, [Read More]

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