Things you should know about Sketchup textures. Below is a special selection of information about adding textures to models that you make in sketchup. This is particularly helpful when using prototypes for your base design. The information shows you how to use the actual texture from the prototype or to make your own. 3d […]
This is the railroad and model scenery update 29 September, 2019.
The weekly diorama and railroad modeling update for 21 September, 2019 has been posted. This is the video that has been uploaded.
The latest update to our diorama and scenery efforts has been posted on youtube. For your convenience, here is that video.
The weekly update showing modeling progress at SteamTrain Info has been posted on Youtube. You can watch it here. To get notice of all videos we post click on the YouTube subscribe button just below.
A video tutorial on making scale model i-beams is now on Youtube. Here is the link. This video is one in our series of working with brass and covers the second step in our making of an Ho scale brass overhead crane.
UK Rail passengers and taxpayers are paying the price of costly mismanagement of the railways by the Department for Transport, according to a scathing report. The public accounts committee warned that more problems lie ahead for train users in 2019 after a “year from hell”, marked in particular by the chaos following the introduction of […]
Bombardier Transportation, along with Akiem, has unveiled the TRAXX DC3 locomotive in Poland. The new model will be the most efficient direct current locomotive to operate in Poland. In November, Akiem placed a €112m order for 33 TRAXX locomotives with Bombardier. The contract included the delivery of 20 such TRAXX DC3 locomotives. All 33 units […]
The Polish government decided on Tuesday to plough an extra PLN 3.2 billion (EUR 730 million) into a long-term plan to upgrade the country’s railway infrastructure. Read more at Radio Poland
Wielkopolskie voivodship signed a contract with Pesa for the supply of five five-car Elf2 electric multiple-units on February 14. Read everything here.