Category: Aspects of Modelling

Track Laying – Ian Morton

Track Laying - Ian Morton

Track Laying by Ian Morton is the latest addition to the ‘Aspects of Modelling’ series takes the concept of constructing a model railway layout a stage further from the more introductory books in the series. Two of the first volumes…

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Hi, Model Railway Book Reviews is a site that tries to list all currently available Model Railway books and books on real railways that will be of general interest to Modellers. Where we can we give an honest opinion of…

Weathering Rolling Stock – Tim Shackleton

Weathering Rolling Stock - Tim Shackleton

Tim Shackleton is the recognised guru when it comes to weathering model trains. Weathering Rolling Stock, the latest volume in the excellent aspects of modelling series, reveals many of Tim’s secrets so that the average modeller can get some great…

Railway Electrics – Ian Morton

Railway Electrics - Ian Morton

The aspects of modelling book on railway electrics by Ian Morton is designed for those that shy away from this difficult subject that can make¬†grown men gibber and start shaking at the knees, but once said men get their heads…

Signalling – Nigel Digby

Signalling - Nigel Digby

Signalling by Nigel Digby is aimed at the advanced modeller rather than the beginner, and while the subject of signalling is covered in some depth some initial knowledge is assumed. If all you want is to place some signals on…

Weathering Locomotives – Tim Shackleton

Weathering Locomotives - Tim Shackleton

Tim Shackleton is regarded by many as the “Master” of weathering rolling stock. In Weathering Locomotives he covers all aspects of his craft from weathering techniques through airbrush maintenance to paints and equipment. The colour pictures are brilliant and along…

Digital Command Control – Ian Morton

Digital Command Control -  Ian Morton

Digital Command Control by Ian Morton is one of the most successful books in the Aspects of Modelling series. Originally published in 2007 “Aspects of Modelling: Digital Command Control” was one of the first books to address this important new…

Road Vehicles for Model Railways – Ian Morton

Road Vehicles for Model Railways - Ian Morton

Road Vehicles for Model Railways by Ian Morton is the third title in the”Aspects of Modelling” series and deals with rarely covered subject matter well. Ian Morton provides¬†useful information about scale, relevance, operation and much more. The book offers railway…

Scenery – J Hobden

Scenery - J Hobden - Aspects of Modelling

Scenery by J Hobden in the ‘Aspects of Modelling’ series will give modellers of all abilities, and particularly beginners, all the necessary skills and abilities to perfect one of the most important and satisfying aspects of a model railway layout,…