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Model Rail is Britain’s brightest and most informative magazine for model railway fans. Every issue is packed with the country’s finest home and club layouts, stunning photography, unbiased and in-depth product reviews, expert tips, layout plans, inspirational real railway subjects and step-by-step articles that really show you how.

We cover every stage of the hobby, from buying a first train set right through to museum standard finescale modelling in a lively style that encourages readers to get involved in the world’s greatest hobby.

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MR214 - On sale September 24

MR214: Ultimate Realism - Art of Modelmaking issue. Be inspired!



News - 63ft DMUs from Bachmann

Reviews - Hornby Crosti 9F

Heljan Metropolitan Railway Bo-Bo electric




A glimpse or two of the finest modelmaking in the World, from Downes, Dent and Nevard, to Roye England, Dave Shakespeare and some names you may never have heard, all with stunning images of their work. 

Discover the Taste of Jersey - Layout plans from Paul A Lunn



'Braysdown & Writhlington' - a Somerset & Dorset setting in BR times ('EM')

'Shelfie' - Paul Marshall-Potter's latest exercise ('OO') 

'Eddington Yard' - modern image ('OO')



Weird sisters - BR Crosti 9Fs and Met electrics, the prototype notes for the month's new review models.

Laying the Lines ( George Dent and Dave Lowery)

Dave's Modelling Diary



The Art of George Dent's Modelling - Hints, tips and advice for a great layout.

Pelle Soeborg's Art of Modelling. One of the World's greatest modellers tells how he does it.

Make a Great Waterfall.



Exhibition Diary, Backscene



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