Garden Rail covers all aspects of outdoor model railways. It is aimed at established converts to the hobby, as well as those yet to desert their indoor layouts and discover the real potential of large-scale modelling in an outdoor setting. The magazine is a monthly publication.
When your boss invites you over for Sunday lunch, you don′t expect to go away with inspiration to build a railway in your garden, but that′s exactly what happened to Robert Fickin. Since then, the Bollin Light Railway has grown to fill his garden and become home to many interesting steam locomotives.
Henry Greenly might be the biggest name in the early days of model railways and we′ve tracked down a Gauge 3 bridge he had a hand in building and traced its history.
On the workbench there is a fish ′n′ chip shop, Leeds tram, railway works and plenty of small wagons. And if the weather allows, we take a look at winter running.