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Peco's guide to OO gauge model railways takes you through the entire journey of building a model railway layout. From choosing a suitable location for your OO Gauge layout, and the type of controller that best suits your needs, through to scenery, buildings and track plans.

This comprehensive guide covers popular methods to use for a variety of tasks, this book is packed with advice and inspiration for new railway modellers and those returning to the hobby later in life.

There is also a look back at the history of 00 gauge, along with a wealth of practical projects for you to get your teeth into, many of which will be simple evening tasks that will enhance your models and help you master skills.

Additionally, maintenance advice is given to keep your layout in tip top condition, plus a selection of track plans to help you get started. 122 pages fully illustrated.


  • A history of proprietary British OO
  • Finding a home location for your layout
  • Design options and practical considerations
  • Choosing a control system
  • Track options and point control
  • Couplings
  • Equipping locomotives for digital control
  • Locomotive and rolling stock projects
  • Modelling the lineside details
  • Maintaining your model railway
  • OO gauge track plans


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Your Guide to OO Gauge Railway Modelling by PECO - PM206

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A complete guide to OO gauge railway modelling. This guide takes you through the whole layout building journey.

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