There have been models of railways ever since there have been railways to model, in fact it could be said that the models came first. Pioneers in Steam Engine construction, such as Richard Trevithick in the 1790's to George Stephenson and Timothy Hackworth in the early 1800's, experimented with models before building the real thing.
Today, railway modelling is as popular as ever, its diversity and richness of interest - often with a degree of nostalgia - make the hobby the ideal antidote to the stresses of modern life. Railway Modelling is the ideal companion for today's modeller, combining traditional modelling techniques and advice with full details of all the new technology that has transformed the hobby in recent years.
There can be no better handbook for any model railway enthusiast, novice or expert.
Railway Modelling is a complete guide to railway modelling and includes all aspects of building a model railway from the initial planning, building a baseboard, laying the track and installing the wiring through to adding all the details of signalling, scenery, stations and other railway structures.
The author Iain Rice is one of Britain's best known model railway authors with 17 books to his credit. He is a regular contributor to British and American model railway magazines, for which he produces his own diagrams and illustrations. He is a highly respected railway modeller with more than 40 years' experience, and lives in West Devon.
AUTHOR IAIN RICE IS AVAILABLE FOR INTERVIEW.
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