BEGINNER’S GUIDE: Top track laying tips

If you want to start running trains, we need to talk about track. We present essential tips for reliable and smooth-running track.

Track laying is a highly rewarding part of a model railway build as you finally get to see your trains on the move. This scene has been built with Peco code 75 flexible track and medium radius points which shows the value of moving away from set track components.

AFTER BUILDING the foundation the next most important part of a model railway is the track on which your trains will run. For the uninitiated it’s a daunting world full of terminology, but once you understand the basics what seems like complexity unravels into simplicity.

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