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  1. How to automate your layout signals Tired of passing signals at danger, endless switches on your control panel or complicated operations? We present an ideal solution to control Dapol's semaphore signals. Read more here - https://www.world-of-railways.co.uk/Techniques/how-to-automate-your-layout-signals
  2. How to build a battery locomotive Underground trains are iconic and play host to a fascinating array of specialist rolling stock. Here Phil Parker builds a OO gauge model of a piece of permanent way motive power. Read more here - https://www.world-of-railways.co.uk/Techniques/how-to-build-a-battery-locomotive
  3. How to create lineside variety There's more to the other side of the fence than green grass, as we explain with the creation of a series of scenic additions ideal for your next layout. Read more - https://www.world-of-railways.co.uk/Techniques/how-to-create-lineside-variety
  4. Hornby’s most daring moments Hornby has never been afraid to create innovative and unusual products. Phil Parker uncovers a few from his model cupboard... Read more - https://www.world-of-railways.co.uk/Techniques/hornbys-most-daring-moments
  5. How to make a portakabin kit Howard Smith constructs a multi-media kit for BRM's project layout and provides some handy tips along the way... Read more here - https://www.world-of-railways.co.uk/Techniques/how-to-make-a-portakabin-kit
  6. How to make a Class 20/3 from an RTR model For two decades, these machines have worked a variety of trains. Jack Taylor shares a cost-effective method for converting Bachmann's model into the distinctive sub-class. Read more here - https://www.world-of-railways.co.uk/Techniques/how-to-make-a-class-20-3-from-an-rtr-model
  7. Hornby’s most notable moments Our beloved manufacturer of model railways has reached its centenary. We reflect on landmark creations from its history... Read more here - https://www.world-of-railways.co.uk/Techniques/hornbys-most-notable-moments
  8. How to make an HRA from Bachmann’s HTA In line with prototype conversions allowing denser aggregates to be carried in shortened coal hoppers, we adapt these ready-to-run models to create a new wagon fleet. Read more here - https://www.world-of-railways.co.uk/Techniques/how-to-make-an-hra-from-bachmanns-hta
  9. How to fit and program a DCC point motor Fitting point motors used to mean lots of time-consuming wiring and soldering, but there are now products to simplify this process... Read more here - https://www.world-of-railways.co.uk/Techniques/how-to-fit-and-program-a-dcc-point-motor
  10. How to create summer scenery Summer is marked by the exuberance of the natural world as plant life races to put on growth and set seed. On this occasion, we have chosen to model a supposedly barren site used to store building aggregates that is now full of greenery... Read more here - https://www.world-of-railways.co.uk/Techniques/how-to-create-summer-scenery-on-your-model-railway
  11. Top 10 money-saving tips for your railway modelling Everyone likes a bargain, right? When it comes to non-essential things, like our hobbies, it’s nice to know that we can keep these going and make our budget stretch further, even in an era of increasing prices. Read more here - https://www.world-of-railways.co.uk/Techniques/Other/top-10-money-saving-tips-for-your-railway-modelling
  12. How to model winter We create a miniature scene to depict the depths of winter, using a selection of innovative products. Read more here - https://www.world-of-railways.co.uk/Techniques//how-to-model-winter-on-your-model-railway
  13. How to build a battery-powered locomotive for the garden In our latest online guide, we call upon the skills of Dave Skertchly to build a budget 16mm locomotive for his garden line... Read more here - https://www.world-of-railways.co.uk/Techniques/Other/how-to-build-a-battery-powered-locomotive-for-the-garden
  14. How to make a pre-grouping coach These four-wheel coaches are in plentiful supply, though can be upgraded with little expense to make detailed layout-ready models... Read more here - https://www.world-of-railways.co.uk/Techniques//model-railways-how-to-make-a-pre-grouping-coach
  15. How to build a laser-cut signal box kit Signal boxes are an essential part of the railway scene, but it's not always easy to find the right one for your layout. Here we build a laser-cut kit from LCUT Creative - a fine addition for many layouts. Read more here - https://www.world-of-railways.co.uk/Techniques/Kit-building//how-to-build-a-laser-cut-signal-box-kit
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