SERIES 7: The Making of Making Tracks

NEW SERIES: Launching Friday December 22 is the first of brand-new four-part video series following construction of Making Tracks 3 with Pete Waterman and the Railnuts. In this series we visit the real Milton Keynes Central, follow the layouts construction and its summer long appearance at Chester Cathedral. In the fourth and final part we chart the Making Tracks: The Grand Challenge as all three layouts are assembled as one for the first time at the 2023 Great Electric Train Show. Sign up to our newsletter email list so you don't miss parts 1-4.


The making of Making Tracks

SERIES 7, EP4: Making Tracks - The Grand Challenge

In the fourth and final part of our Making Tracks 3 video series, we delve into the story of the Grand Challenge at the Great Electric Train Show when Pete Waterman and the Railnuts created a record breaking 152ft long 'OO' gauge model railway.

SERIES 7, EP3: Making Tracks 3 - On Show

Part 3 of our Making Tracks 3 video series is here. Join us as we follow the installation process at Chester Cathedral and it operation across the summer. Watch the trailer for FREE and sign up for a Premium subscriber account to gain full access to the 50 minutes feature video.

SERIES 7, EPISODE 2: Making Tracks 3 - Construction

In part two of our new video series we focus on construction of the layout at the Making Tracks Workshop as Pete and the team take on the challenges of building a scale model of a real station in the present day. Sign up for a FREE member account today to watch Part Two exclusively on Key Model World.

NEW SERIES: Making Tracks 3 - On Location

In this brand-new Key Model World video series we go behind the scenes to reveal the construction process of Making Tracks 3 from Pete Waterman and the Railnuts leading to the 152ft long Grand Challenge layout at the 2023 Great Electric Train Show. Join us for Part One as we go on location at Milton Keynes Central station.


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Making Tracks features

Making Tracks attempts official World Record

For the first time in UK model railways an official World Record attempt recognised by Guinness Word Records is being made by Pete Waterman and the Railnuts at Model World LIVE on April 27/28 2024 at the NEC in Birmingham.

Making Tracks for Christmas

Pete Waterman and the Railnuts have taken Making Tracks 3 to Cheshire Outdoors in Blakemere Village for the festive season with trains running every day through December.

PREVIEW: The 2023 Great Electric Train Show

On October 14/15, the doors will open to the 2023 Great Electric Train Show at the Marshall Arena in Milton Keynes. With so much packed into the 10th anniversary show, MIKE WILD explores the full line-up in this event preview.

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MAKING TRACKS 3: Milton Keynes Central - the finished layout

When you have built two stunning 64ft long layouts in two years and you want to build a third, how do you make it even better? The answer was to take on a challenge from Hornby Magazine, which PETE WATERMAN OBE and the Railnuts did when they set out to build Milton Keynes Central in ‘OO’ gauge. MIKE WILD explains all.

Making Tracks 3 gains Accurascale sponsorship

Accurascale is joining the line-up of sponsors for Pete Waterman and the Railnuts team’s development of Making Tracks 3 (HM193), the group’s latest West Coast Main Line themed ‘OO’ gauge layout, which is set to be displayed at Chester Cathedral this summer.

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