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Modelling Tunnels, Embankments, Walls and Fences for Model Railways

By David Tisdale

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ISBN: 9781785003288
PUBLISHED (THIS EDITION): 09/08/2017
PAGES: 208
BINDING: Paperback
SIZE: 246x189 mm
INSIDE: 330 colour photos

Whether in a rural or urban setting, the addition of railway infrastructure can transform a train set into a railway layout. Modelling Tunnels, Embankments, Walls and Fences for Model Railways demonstrates how to build these essential features and place them into a railway layout. It describes the unique challenges, techniques and materials for each element, and provides plenty of practical advice on how to realistically model these crucial aspects of a landscape.


  • Shows how to incorporate topographical features into a layout, from planning to execution
  • Examines the importance of baseboard construction and track laying when modelling a landscape
  • Explains practical considerations and techniques for building tunnels
  • Provides expert guidance on choosing the most suitable railway boundary
  • Considers the use of vegetation, animals and small buildings to bring layouts to life
  • Demonstrates the use of ready-to-plant items, and kit- and scratch-building techniques.

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