Model Railway Line is an independent publication launched in November 2019. You'll find techniques, guides, reviews, news, product comparisons, and expert recommendations - all designed to help you master the skills needed to create great model railroads.

We're a growing online community of modellers from across the globe sharing knowledge and helping each other improve our rail modelling skills.

Our Aims

The goal of Model Railway Line is simple - to help people produce better quality, more realistic model train layouts by providing easy to follow online guides, tutorials and articles.

We want to get more people interested in model trains - it's a fantastic hobby!  Join us 🚂

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Who are you?

We're Model Railway Line - a growing online community of model railroaders seeking to create and maintain the best online resources for model trains.

Take a look at the top of this page for more information about us.

What's the best way to support Model Railway Line?

Joining as a supporter is the best way to support us. It helps us pay the bills and enables us to keep producing content for the benefit of the community.

You can also support us by sharing our posts on your social media and by telling your friends, family and other model railroaders about us.

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No, as a free member you have access to all posts, tutorials and guides, in addition to the public content archive and the newsletter.

However, if you're able to do so, we would encourage you to become a paid supporter. It's only $4 per month. This allows us to pay the bills and keep the site going - you'll be helping keep this resource available for the benefit of the community ❤️

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