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02 Nov 2015


Getting Fired Up!

At TrainMasters TV, we believe all railroading is interesting – and we’re keen to share the many ways that people enjoy this hobby. In this new series –Fired Up! – we explore one of these many “hobbies within the hobby”, garden-scale live steam.

Notch 8: The joy of building

Two things recently reminded me of the joy of building things in this hobby.

The first was a shooting day at the TrainMasters TV studios in which we launched a new series. “Notch 8” is all about sharing tips and techniques for detailing, weathering and finishing locomotives and rolling stock.

20 Aug 2015


End of the Line and Moving On

In a previous post prompted by re-watching “End of the Line” in the March, 2014 edition of TrainMasters TV, I wrote about Creeping Normality and how failing to keep on top of maintenance can lead to the decision to tear down a layout.