[Good to Know] Some Good Reading
Are you really into the hobby or just like reading about some amazing ideas or tips and tricks? Are you just looking for a new magazine or thinking about picking up another one?
Here is a list of some Train magazines you might be interested in!
"Interested in model trains? We are too. Model Railroader magazine has been the industry-leading model train magazine since 1934. Each month, Model Railroader features step-by-step modeling and construction projects, fascinating photo tours of model train layouts, insightful reviews, how-to tips from the experts, and much more!"
Homepage: Model Railroader
Subscribe here: Model Railroader Subscription page
Classic Toy Trains
"In every issue of Classic Toy Trains magazine you'll find information about building, operating and enhancing toy train layouts; track plans, repair and maintenance tips, profiles of collectible postwar and prewar trains, and more."
Homepage: Classic Toy Trains
Subscribe here: Classic Toy Trains Subscription page
O Gauge RailRoading
"We publish a print and digital amazing chock full of great photos. O gauge layouts, how-to articles and regular columns by the OGR Staff."
Homepage: OGR RailRoading
Subscribe here: OGR Subscription page
"Trains magazine has kept industry leaders informed since 1940. Learn more about North America's leading train industry magazine and meet the Trains staff who brings you each and every issue."
Homepage: Trains Magazine
Subscribe here: Trains Magazine Subscription page
Since 1984, Garden Railways has been the number-one magazine about the hobby of garden railroading. Each issue features hobby news, product reviews, how-to articles, featured railroads, and much more.
Homepage: Garden Railways Magazine
Subscribe here: Garden Railways Magazine Subscription page
Welcome to Rail Express, Britain’s best magazine for news and views from across the national railway network. The magazine is simply essential if you’re interested in today’s railways, providing all the latest on engines, stock, infrastructure, nostalgia and preservation, as well as the best and most innovative rail photography in Britain. Plus, get keep up to date with news from the world of modelling and much, much more.
Homepage: Rail Express
Subscribe here: Rail Express Magazine Subscription page
The Railway Magazine
"The Railway Magazine is Britain’s best-selling rail title. Published continuously since 1897, it prides itself on its news content and its unique blend of award-winning photos, features, interviews and exclusives.
Homepage: The Railway Magazine
Subscribe here: The Railway Magazine Subscription page
Classic Trains Magazine
"Classic Trains is a quarterly magazine celebrating the "golden years of railroading." It covers the North American railroad scene from the early 1920s to the late 1970s. Proud steam giants, colorful streamliners, great passenger terminals, down-home local trains, recollections of railroaders and train-watchers . . . they're all in the pages of Classic Trains"
Homepage: Classic Trains
Subscribe here: Classic Trains Magazine Subscription page
"Published for 50 years, Modern Railways has earned its reputation in the industry as an established and highly respected railway journal. It is essential reading for professionals in the railway industry as well as individuals with a general interest in the state and developments of the British railway network.
Homepage: Modern Railways
Subscribe here: Modern Railways Subscription page
Steam Railway magazine is the Railway preservation's biggest selling title and is the ultimate celebration of the world of steam. Each issue contains the latest steam news via a variety of informative and probing features together with historical and archive material, whether it's happening on the main line or on preserved railways.
Homepage: Steam Railway
Subscribe here: Steam Railway Subscription page
Heritage Railway has all the latest news from the world of steam era preservation. The highs and lows of surviving British steam locomotives are the main attraction but there’s also room for historic rolling stock, a comprehensive guide to rail tours and updates on signals and stations.
Homepage: Heritage Railway
Subscribe here: Heritage Railways Subscription page
This company makes 2 different magazines. You may purchase them together or separately.
For all enthusiasts who choose to model British railway prototypes, covering all scales, gauges and historical eras, and including a special section for beginners.
For all enthusiasts who model the huge variety of overseas railway prototypes around the globe. Covers all scales and gauges, plus product news from overseas manufacturers.
Subscribe here: Railway Modeller Subscription page
Subscribe here: Continental Modeller Subscription page
Feel free to leave a comment below with your recommended magazines and some good things you can find in them! Please no bashing or negativity!
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- Ramona Lara