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Model railways books

See below for a selection of the latest books from Model railways category. Presented with a red border are the Model railways books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading.

With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Model railways books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!


Recently Published

Chadbury: A Town and Industrial Scape in '0' Gauge by Eric Bottomley Chadbury: A Town and Industrial Scape in '0' Gauge

Good Quality Colour Pictures and full Details of How the Layout was Constructed
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/11/2017

Hornby Magazine Yearbook by Mike Wild Hornby Magazine Yearbook


Format: Hardback - Released: 06/11/2017

The Lego Trains Book by Holger Matthes The Lego Trains Book


Format: Hardback - Released: 12/10/2017

The BRM Guide to Building Your First Trainset by Howard Smith The BRM Guide to Building Your First Trainset


Format: Paperback - Released: 21/09/2017

The Brm Guide to Trackplans and Layout Design by Howard Smith The Brm Guide to Trackplans and Layout Design


Format: Paperback - Released: 24/08/2017

Modelling Heavy Industry A Guide for Railway Modellers by Arthur Ormrod Modelling Heavy Industry A Guide for Railway Modellers

Railway layouts often depict a branch line in a rural or urban setting, with the majority of locomotive models available representing passenger trains. However, increasingly, ready-to-run models of industrial locomotives are becoming available, providing the unique opportunity to place them...
Format: Paperback - Released: 10/08/2017

Modelling Tunnels, Embankments, Walls and Fences for Model Railways by David Tisdale Modelling Tunnels, Embankments, Walls and Fences for Model Railways

Whether in a rural or urban setting, the addition of railway infrastructure can transform a train set into a railway layout. Modelling Tunnels, Embankments, Walls and Fences for Model Railways demonstrates how to build these essential features and place them...
Format: Paperback - Released: 10/08/2017

Weathering for Railway Modellers Volume 1 - Locomotives and Rolling Stock by George Dent Weathering for Railway Modellers Volume 1 - Locomotives and Rolling Stock

Once seen as a niche practice, the craft of weathering has now become firmly rooted in the railway modelling mainstream. Not simply a means of rendering models in layers of dirty paint, weathering involves a myriad of techniques aimed at...
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/07/2017

Other books in this genre

Modelling the East Coast Main Line in the British Railways Era by Tony Wright Modelling the East Coast Main Line in the British Railways Era

Modelling the East Coast Main Line in the British Railways Era follows the construction of an East Coast Main Line layout in 00 gauge, based on the Little Bytham prototype. Little Bytham, nestled in rural Lincolnshire, is the station nearest...
Format: Paperback - Released: 18/07/2017

Creating Back Scenes for Model Railways and Dioramas by David Wright Creating Back Scenes for Model Railways and Dioramas

A model railway layout is greatly enhanced by a good back scene. If a modeller is prepared to go to great lengths to achieve realism in the locomotives, rolling stock and buildings, this should be carried through to the scenics....
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/05/2017

Building a Sectional Layout by Pelle K Soeborg Building a Sectional Layout


Format: Paperback - Released: 30/05/2017

Modelling the Southern Region 1948 to the Present by Chris C. Ford Modelling the Southern Region 1948 to the Present

Comprehensive in its coverage, Modelling the Southern Region - 1948 to the Present presents an historical overview of the post-war Southern Region of British Railways before guiding the reader through a series of detailed modelling projects, illustrating all of the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/05/2017

Piggyback & Container Traffic by Jeff Wilson Piggyback & Container Traffic


Format: Paperback - Released: 26/05/2017

Garden Railway Manual A Step-by-Step Guide to Narrow Guage Garden Railway Projects by Bill Bradshaw Garden Railway Manual A Step-by-Step Guide to Narrow Guage Garden Railway Projects

NEW IN PAPERBACK. For Britain's growing band of model railway enthusiasts, a garden railway is the ultimate challenge.
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/05/2017

Modelling Signal Boxes for Railway Layouts by Terry Booker Modelling Signal Boxes for Railway Layouts

It is hard to imagine a model railway layout without a signal box somewhere along the line. They were, after all, the most numerous of the steam-era buildings, and some were almost as old as the railways themselves, dating back...
Format: Paperback - Released: 17/05/2017

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