DVD03 BUILDING A MODEL RAILWAY PART 3
Stepping back to see the broader model railway hobby in its many forms, Part 3 charges full steam ahead into modelling for exhibition, behind-the-scenes at one of the UK’s largest model railway shows, a wide range of railway scales including 7¼ and much more!
As a perfect complement to DVDs 1 & 2, Building a Model Railway 3 looks at the hobby from the manufacturers’ perspective, what it is like being a member of a club along with helpful suggestions for showing your a railway layout at the many exhibition events throughout the year. Join us as we travel throughout the UK and abroad to see & hear some truly inspiring model layouts – all with a story to tell. Grab your copy now and get on board for an electrifying journey in the world of modelling.
1 Interviews: We travel the nation and abroad to film and talk to leading manufacturers, suppliers and model layout builders such as locomotive and rolling stock manufacturing giant Bachmann Europe, Hornby and 24Trains TV founder, Erik de Zwart.
2 Railway Model Scaling: From palm-sized N-gauge to ride-on 7¼, the production explores the diversity of modelling scales, their pros and cons along with expressions of joy and satisfaction they bring to their constructors’ lives.
3 Behind-the-Scenes: Follow our roving camera as we interview exhibitors at Scotland’s largest model railway show at the SEC Centre in Glasgow. We speak to Model Rail Scotland’s manager whose job it is to bring together all the exhibitors and layouts and ensure they are ready for the thousands of visitors streaming through the centre’s doors over the three days.
4 Exhibitions: The exhibitors themselves offer their first-hand advice about how to plan and prepare along with helpful tips to ensure your model exhibit gets off to a flying start.
5 Railway layouts: From simple to spectacular, experience the sights and sounds of numerous layouts selected to entertain, inspire and motivate model builders at every skill and experience level. We have also included constructors’ background stories behind the layouts along with their construction and maintenance challenges.
6 Club membership: When it comes to railway modelling, what better than to join a gathering of like-minded enthusiasts of all ages, skills, talent and resources, the model railway club. We go behind the scenes of two leading Scottish modelling clubs who offer up the advantages of belonging to a club.