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Here are 50 Best Model Railway Blogs you should follow in 2023

1. Rails of Sheffield Blog

Rails of Sheffield Blog Sheffield, England, UK
Promotions, new products, and sales. We are one of the UK's largest suppliers of quality new and second hand model railway stock.
16.2K 6.4K 1 post / day Get Email Contact More

2. Chris Nevard Model Railways

Chris Nevard Model Railways Guildford, England, UK
I'm Chris Nevard - a professional photographer, model maker, writer & pretend musician.I write about model making and undertake photographic commissions. I've been into photography, railways and modeling them in miniature for almost 40 years.
12.2K 3.6K 3 posts / week Get Email Contact More

3. Model Railway Engineer Blog

Model Railway Engineer Blog Guildford, England, UK
The number one destination and multi-award winning site for model train enthusiasts, scale modellers, and miniature painters. Find tips, guides, and inspiration on making and improving a model railway.
14.8K 3.1K 2 posts / month Get Email Contact More

4. The Model Railway Club Blog

The Model Railway Club Blog Kings Cross, England, UK
Modeling posts and updates from members and layout groups - dive in and find inspiration and ideas. The Model Railway Club is the original model railway club established in 1910.
1.5K 3K 3 posts / quarter Get Email Contact More

5. Model Train Help Blog

Model Train Help Blog Everything on model trains, model railroads, model railways, locomotives, model train layouts, scenery, wiring, DCC, and more. Model Train Help is an easy-to-follow, step-by-step, truly comprehensive valuable resource for the beginner or advanced model railroader.
Also in Scale Modelling Blogs
1 post / day Get Email Contact More

6. The Model Railway Show Blog

The Model Railway Show Blog Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
Hi, I'm Trevor. I'm a lifelong model railway enthusiast. Explore my blog to know more about my layouts, models and other tutorials for model railways.
1 post / week Get Email Contact More

7. Philden Model Railway Blog

Philden Model Railway Blog Caloundra, Queensland, Australia
As a lifelong railway enthusiast, I have spent the past three decades exploring the railway lines of Australia and New Zealand while taking photos of our disappearing railway landscape Down Under. With another railway book to follow soon, and two more model railway layouts currently under construction, I've now turned this blog over to wherever the rails take me. Be it sharing my latest episode of what didn't quite work out, or banging on about something interesting I discover while building, researching or simply operating my trains.
1.7K 1 post / week Get Email Contact More

8. ModelTrainStuff Blog

ModelTrainStuff Blog Cockeysville, Maryland, US
Welcome to the ModelTrainStuff.com Blog, brought to you by MB Klein. We've been helping folks create memorable model train experiences for over 100 years and are here to help inspire, teach, and explore with you! Browse our tutorials & reviews and share the love of model trains.
18.7K 518 2 posts / month Get Email Contact More

9. Phil's Workbench

Phil's Workbench UK
I'm Phil. I've been making models most of my life starting with a bag of balsa offcuts and a trail of badly painted Airfix kits. Nowadays I build and exhibit model railways and boats which have appeared in many magazines. This blog is a record of my activities both for personal projects and models built for other people.
4 posts / week Get Email Contact More

10. Model Railroading Blog

Model Railroading Blog Virginia Beach, Virginia, US
New or updated pages, additions, pictures, comments, article reviews and new techniques relating to building model railroads. BYMRR.com is all about learning how to build your model railroad and how to become a master at the skills and techniques that are used to create a beautiful, operational 3D work of art.
1.2K 3 posts / month Get Email Contact More

11. York Model Rail Blog

York Model Rail Blog York, England, UK
Stay informed about our new products and clients' projects with our blog. York Model Rail is a bespoke laser cutting service and online shop for railway modelers with architectural detailing, kits & tools.
860 3 posts / week Get Email Contact More


USMRR New Alexandria, Virginia, US
A journal following the history, design, construction and operation of Bernard Kempinski's O Scale model railroad depicting the U. S. Military Railroad (USMRR) Aquia-Falmouth line in 1863, and other model railroad projects.
1 post / week Get Email Contact More

13. Irish Railway Models Blog

Irish Railway Models Blog Dublin, Ireland
All the latest announcements of new models and projects from Irish Railway Models. Irish Railway Models works closely with leading industry professionals and factories utilizing cutting-edge manufacturing methods to produce accurate and finely detailed ready-to-run scale miniatures of Irish railway rolling stock.
3.3K 467 4 posts / week Get Email Contact More

14. Central Vermont Railway Blog

Central Vermont Railway Blog A journal following the design and construction of Marty McGuirk's HO scale model railroad, inspired by the Central Vermont Railway of the steam era.
3 posts / month Get Email Contact More

15. Southern Railway

Southern Railway South Bucks, England, UK
The model railway world and mainly Southern Railway meanderings of Graham 'Muz' Muspratt. Muz is a Southern Railway modeler & historian! Director/Trustee of SR Merchant Navy 35011.
1.1K 1 post / day Get Email Contact More

16. Journal of Model Railroad Design Blog

Journal of Model Railroad Design Blog Glace Bay, Nova Scotia, Canada
Journal of Model Railroad Design is a website that offers a creative outlet for one of my favorite past times. This is my portal to share all of my acquired knowledge about railroads, modeling railroads, and more with you. I have spent most of my life fascinated with model railroading and trains.
1 post / week Get Email Contact More

17. Playing Trains

Playing Trains Sandbach, England, UK
I'm Bob Hughes. The site follows the progress of various railway modeling projects and layouts but, as you'll see from the blog entries, my main interest lies with O scale narrow gauge modeling. My model railway interests are varied, tending more towards narrow gauge in the larger scales, and usually in limited spaces but the FCPyF has been rebuilt as a single large layout instead of a conglomeration of smaller ones in a modular format.
1 post / day Get Email Contact More

18. NG Trains Blog

NG Trains Blog York, England, UK
I'm Paul. A lifelong modeller my hobby turned into a business some 20 years ago run as an aside to a full time engineering job in the rail industry. Since 2007 it's been my full time job. Get all the information with special offers, updates on where we'll be, and general stuff about EDM Models.
1 post / week Get Email Contact More

19. Michael's Model Railways Blog

Michael's Model Railways Blog Sussex, England, UK
Michael Campbell's blog about his model railways. If you are interested in model railways, particularly in narrow gauge, or small (micro) layouts, then I hope you will find this site interesting.
4 posts / month Get Email Contact More

20. Musings on my Model Railroading Addiction

Musings on my Model Railroading Addiction Canada
A mad model railroaders adventures in modelling Toronto's Liberty Village in the 1950's.
2 posts / week Get Email Contact More

21. Railway Models and Art Blog

Railway Models and Art Blog Yorkshire, England, UK
This is a blog where I will show the trials and tribulations of model builds as they happen. I picked up the model railway bug from my father which ran into my teens but was forgotten when life happened. Years after me and my wife started model builds again together along with this site.
2 posts / month Get Email Contact More

22. Peckforton Light Railway

Peckforton Light Railway Cheshire, England, UK
This blog describes the ongoing development of a 16mm scale 45mm gauge garden railway situated in the North West of England, the UK from 2004 to the present day. I have always wanted to build a garden railway since I first became interested in railway modeling (c1960).
2 posts / month Get Email Contact More

23. Chris Ford Model Railways Blog

Chris Ford Model Railways Blog UK
A blog about model railways, model railroads, model buildings, model scenery, trains, locomotives, and model layouts and diorama. Chris Ford has been a modeler since childhood starting with simple plastic and balsa wood kits. By his teens, he had become almost exclusively interested in railway modeling, and by adulthood, he had developed a particular interest in more 'quirky' railway prototypes, especially the narrow gauge lines.
1 post / week Get Email Contact More

24. Winnipeg Model Railroad Club Blog

Winnipeg Model Railroad Club Blog Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
The club emphasizes education and entertainment, so you'll learn a great deal about modeling railroad in the blog. The Winnipeg Model Railroad Club is a non-profit incorporated club. Its purpose is to promote the interest and enjoyment of model railroading.
1.6K 1 post / week Get Email Contact More

25. Bron Hebog Blog

Bron Hebog Blog Largs, Scotland, UK
A blog about a 009 narrow gauge model of the Ffestiniog Railway and Welsh Highland Railway. I'm Bron - a broadcaster, writer and railway modeler. Best known for the 009 Festiniog Railway layout 'Dduallt' which I built with my father David in the early 1990s and which is still making appearances on the exhibition circuit.
30 posts / year Get Email Contact More

26. O9 Modeller Blog

O9 Modeller Blog Articles on Railway modeling in 7mm scale on 9mm gauge track, representing 15' gauge miniature railways and 18' gauge industrial railways.
2 posts / month Get Email Contact More

27. JSSX Railway Blog

JSSX Railway Blog Explore the blog for model railways articles, tutorials and updates on layouts and modeling from the author. The JSSX is a local shortline, with limited operating and capital budgets. JSSX serves 5 commercial and industrial accounts and interchanges with the Grand Trunk in the U.S. upper-midwest rustbelt region.
1 post / week Get Email Contact More

28. Strathaven Miniature Railway Blog

Strathaven Miniature Railway Blog Strathaven, Scotland, UK
Get the latest updates and news about the Strathaven Miniature Railway along with ideas, help and discussion on model engineering. Strathaven Miniature Railway aims to provide modelling facilities for our members along with facilities for the testing, operation, maintenance and repair of working models.
5.3K 1 post / week Get Email Contact More

29. Thomas Klimoski Blog

Thomas Klimoski Blog Blue Ridge, Georgia, US
The blog features articles on model railways, railroads, tips and tutorials for layout, building models and stories about my experiences. Like most model railroaders, I have always had a passion for model and prototype trains. From my first Lionel train set to my current layout, the Georgia Northeastern Railroad, model trains have been a part of my life.
1 post / month Get Email Contact More

30. Kelvins Railway Models

Kelvins Railway Models UK
My name is Kelvin Barnes and I have been a keen railway modeler for over 40 years and in this time I have produced many layouts and hundreds of models. This blog is about my adventures in building model railways from layouts to locos. This site aims to share some of my work and to offer a few hints & tips on my methods.
91 7 posts / month Get Email Contact More

31. Evergreens Miniature Railway Blog

Evergreens Miniature Railway Blog Boston, England, UK
Get the latest news from the Evergreen Miniature Railway about events and schedules. Evergreens Miniature Railway CIO is a model engineering society.
1.5K 2 posts / week Get Email Contact More

32. Railroad Prototype Modeler

Railroad Prototype Modeler US
This blog is about RPMing, and people I have met while modeling. I chose the name because I am an 'RPMer', and the RPM title also hints at my association with the St. Louis Railroad Prototype Modeler's Meet.
1 post / month Get Email Contact More

33. 7mmloco Blog

7mmloco Blog UK
Follow my journey as I build different prototypes on railways. Since retirement from Bombardier in Derby, 2 years ago, building and collecting 7mm 0 gauge locos has taken over a good part of my life.
1 post / month Get Email Contact More

34. Branching Out NSWGR Blog

Branching Out NSWGR Blog Explore my Railway modeling journey through the blog. I have a lifetime interest in Trains. As of 2016, I decided to take on the hobby of Railway Modelling to a serious level.
6 posts / year Get Email Contact More

35. Choppers Railway Blog

Choppers Railway Blog Devon, England, UK
This is a blog about my experiences of building one (or several!) model railways. My aim is to share my experiences and enjoy my hobby along the way. I am relatively new to railway modeling, although I have long been interested in the armchair. I am learning my way around the hobby as I go.
1 post / month Get Email Contact More

36. Dorset Railway Modelling Blog

Dorset Railway Modelling Blog Dorset, England, UK
Find occasional mutterings about model railways, 3mm,4mm,7mm, and 009 Narrow Gauge.
3 posts / month Get Email Contact More

37. Albion Yard

Albion Yard The layout, Albion Yard has come about primarily due to a house move and is about eight years old. Whilst the original intention was that this blog would be specific to the layout, I have widened the scope of the content by adding one or two previously published articles and some new material.
5 posts / month Get Email Contact More

38. Brick Model Railroader

Brick Model Railroader US
Brick Model Railroader is a news and information resource for all things LEGO trains. Our mission at Brick Model Railroader is to serve the LEGO Train Hobby as an online news resource and to help promote and grow the hobby of LEGO Trains in all its forms.
Also in Lego Blogs
3.4K 239 1 post / month Dec 2016 Get Email Contact More

39. Model Railroad Hobbyist magazine Blog

Model Railroad Hobbyist magazine Blog Woodburn, Oregon, US
Joe Fugate is the founder, publisher, and editor of Model Railroad Hobbyist (MRH) magazine. Joe's been a model railroader since the late 1960s and is a published model railroad author. Joe has a rich background in web software development, publishing, and video production - Model Railroad Hobbyist is just the latest of his hobby media projects.
57.1K 30 posts / year Get Email Contact More

40. Railway Model Store Blog

Railway Model Store Blog UK
Railway Model Store is the home of model railways. We stock all major brands including Hornby, Fleischmann, Marklin, Arnold, Oxford, Herpa & more.
2 posts / quarter Get Email Contact More

41. Chesapeake, Wheeling and Erie Railroad Blog

Chesapeake, Wheeling and Erie Railroad Blog The Chesapeake, Wheeling and Erie Railroad is an HO scale layout representing a free-lanced, coal-hauling railroad set in West Virginia in the mid-1970s. My goal here is to share some of the backgrounds of the railroad, talk about various aspects of construction and document progress on the layout over time.
1 post / week Get Email Contact More

42. BYLONG Blog

BYLONG Blog Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Follow along the author's journey of collecting and building model railways.
4 posts / year Get Email Contact More

43. JLandT Railroad Blog

JLandT Railroad Blog Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Follow the construction of the JLandT Railroad, a HO single deck, proto-freelanced layout set in the 70s to 80s, based on the Reading Lines and Conrail merger era.
2.6K 7 posts / year Get Email Contact More

44. Classic Collect Models Blog

Classic Collect Models Blog Accrington, England, UK
Hi, my name is Geoff Whittaker and I am a freelance writer specializing in History, Transport and green issues. This site features articles on Model Railways, Railways, cars and transport in general.
653 2 posts / quarter Get Email Contact More

45. A Model Railway Blog

A Model Railway Blog UK
This is a journal about my railway modeling activities. Railway modeling is a craft that fuels the creative needs of the soul.
1 post / month Get Email Contact More

46. Carleton Railway Blog

Carleton Railway Blog Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada
Follow along the journey of building the Carleton railway model. An HO-scale operating model railway, located in Saint John, New Brunswick. The setting for the railway is rural Carleton County, NB ca. 1965.
2 posts / year Get Email Contact More

47. Micro Model Railways Layouts Blog

Micro Model Railways Layouts Blog Prairie, The Midwest, US
A blog about the design, construction and operation of my micro model railway layouts. As an inveterate blogger, I like to blog about the things that strike a passion with me and share my enthusiasm for them with the world.
17 posts / year Get Email Contact More

48. Rail-stuff Blog

Rail-stuff Blog Staffordshire, England, UK
Get the latest updates and news about events and products from RAILstuff. RAILstuff is a truly independent online retailer, created by modelers for modelers.
62 85 7 posts / year Get Email Contact More

49. CParkstone's Railway modellers Blog

CParkstone's Railway modellers Blog Bournemouth, England, UK
Read about Model Railways, 4mm scale, ex LSWR and the Southern Railway in the 1930s and BR blue in the 1970s. Kit building to scratchbuilt, RTR to DCC.
5 posts / month Get Email Contact More

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Model Railway Bloggers

Top Authors, Journalists, and Publishers covering Model Railway. Get Spreadsheet.
Blogger Name Email Blog Link Total Blog Posts
Warren Bennett railsofsheffield.com/blogs/news 400
Bob Hughes playingtrains.wordpress.com 106
Oliver Davies railsofsheffield.com/blogs/news 73
Robert Anderson blog.model-train-help.com 71
The Dorset Wanderer dorsetrailwaymodelling.blogspot.com 70
Rob Pulham railway-models-and-art.co.uk/blog 68
Stephen Gardiner sjgardiner.wordpress.com 65
Kelvin Barnes kelvinsrailways.com 54
bawdsey albionyard.com 51
Bernie usmrr.blogspot.com 51
grahammuz southern-railway.com 37
Trevor themodelrailwaydotshow.wordpress.com/blog-2 31
Fran Burke irishrailwaymodels.com/blogs/announcements 31
strathavenminiaturerailway strathavenminiaturerailway.org/railway-blogs 23
Geoffrey Whittaker BSc MA classiccollectmodels.co.uk/model-railway-blog 20
Mick Bayliss 7mmloco.co.uk/blog 18
Adam Eley rail-stuff.com/blogs/news 17
Paul Martin ngtrains.com/blog 15
Golden1014 railroadprototypemodeler.wordpress.com 13
groove_dev blog.modeltrainstuff.com 12
Cale Leiphart brickmodelrailroader.com 11
Julie Lightburn yorkmodelrail.com/blog 11
modeltrainstuff blog.modeltrainstuff.com 10
tklimoski thomasklimoski.com/blog-1 9
Groove Commerce blog.modeltrainstuff.com 5
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