How To Guides & Tutorials

Modelling Level Crossings: Real Life Inspiration
Level crossings are an integral part of a railway and make for a great scenic feature on any layout, from the steam era to today's modern railways. 
Modelling N Gauge Low Relief Street Scene
This is how we made the N-gauge street diorama, using four of the new UW kits.
Can you join Hornby and Peco track?
The short answer to this question is yes. But there are exceptions and you'll sometimes need a converter. Read on to find out exactly what you'll need to use Peco's track sections with Hornby's set track system.
Modelling A Harbour or Quayside Scene In OO Scale
Harbour scenes are a great way to add interest to a model railway layout. In this guide, Iain walks us through the process of modelling and detailing a simple harbour scene.
Which is bigger - 1:35 scale or 1:72 scale?
Let us take the myth out of scales - what does Scale mean and why should we be concerned about it?