Model Train Shows and Displays

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If you’re looking for a model train show, I’m sure you’re a fan already. Here, we are going to talk about model train displays and shows that every railroader should know about, or even try and visit in their lifetime. Miniatur Wunderland Train Display Miniatur Wunderland is known as the world’s most extensive model railway … Read more

Can model train tracks shock you?

Short answer at the top for those wondering; probably not! The locomotive body of model trains and the tracks that they go around on are generally manufactured out of plastic. However, for some intricate detailing and scale model accuracy, conductive metals like copper or brass are sometimes used. Stainless steel is sometimes used for sturdy … Read more

The Ultimate Model Trains Guide! – [Updated 2022]

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This post has been updated in October of 2023 to include the most up-to-date information and new train sets about beginner model trains for 2023.  What are model trains? If you’re on this page, chances are good you already have a rough idea what model trains and model railroads are. But for the uninitiated, they’re … Read more

What Are Model Train Car Cards?

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In the world of model railroad car-routing systems, the model train car cards and waybill procedure has gained much popularity. There’s an ID card for every locomotive car with a sleeve that holds the waybill helping to guide it to its final location. The method is versatile and equally fun to set up, use, and … Read more

N Scale Brass Model Trains

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If you decide that you want to buy N scale models, you might notice that some are made out of brass! Brass models are seen as the crowning achievement by a lot of people in the model train world due to their technicality and the fact that a lot of them are hand-made. Obviously, it … Read more

N Scale Vs Z Scale

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If you want to get into model trains, one of the most important things to keep in mind is the scale that you want to go for. There’s often some debate about whether you should get into N scale vs Z scale; Both the N scale model trains and Z scale trains are great options, … Read more