Building a Model Railway Film Series A new “How To Build a Model Railway” DVD series with a difference, has been stirring up interest in the model railway community the last few months. Directed by a professional film director who is also passionate about the hobby, this beautifully filmed series of DVDs and Digital Downloads is absolutely crammed with hints, tips and loads of how-to information – and what’s more, leading manufacturers and retailers are on board to help make this informative series something special.
At the time of writing, only the first 2 DVDs in the series have been released. Part 1 is how to build a model railway from start to finish and part 2 covers detail and technology – the details are below.
Produced by Studio Scotland which is an award winning TV, film and video production company, the 'Building a Model Railway' series is designed to educate and entertain both model railway newcomers and long-time enthusiasts alike. Director Stewart Menelaws gets the opportunity to turn one of the studio offices into a railway room and he has filmed around the country to create this exciting and engaging series in the hope of helping to bring new blood and life into the hobby.
Building a Model Railway 1 - From Start to Finish Reviews: “This is exactly what anyone starting out needs! It is a really comprehensive guide for the budding model railway hobbyist. This impressive DVD will take you on a journey, guaranteeing a spectacular model railway layout to be proud of. A must have!” Metcalfe Models
“I enjoyed viewing the film and can confirm that I was suitably impressed. The whole production had clearly been well thought out and the presentation is professional throughout”. Bachmann Europe
“Building a model railway is the perfect addition if you’re just starting off in the hobby. It covers every topic in detail and allows everyone to participate in the hobby. Pushing your skills with the use of this DVD will produce a layout you can certainly be proud of!” Oxford Rail
A professionally filmed 60 minute production, jam packed with graphics, illustrations, hints and tips for both the model railway newcomer and keen hobbyist. Filmed over 12 months, it takes the viewer through a step by step process of planning through to completed construction that includes, station, goods yard, bridges, tunnels, hillsides, drop section viaduct, water features and much more. This highly informative and engaging presentation makes it an ideal gift as well as an excellent resource to have to hand. Available in DVD Video and HD Digital Download. Watch the trailer!
Continued – Part 2
Building a Model Railway 2 - Detail & Technology Reviews: “A superb, high-quality production full of excellent hints and tips that takes the modeller on a wonderful journey through their new miniature world.” PECO
"Building a Model Railway No 2 is a superb video, with a wealth of information and ideas. Congratulations on a great production! We look forward to being involved in No 3!" DCC Concepts
".....Following the success of Building a Model Railway Part 1, this impressive DVD elevates you to another level with your modelling skills, looking at details such as weathering, lighting, and sound to help create a layout to be proud of. Another must have DVD!” Metcalfe Models
A professionally filmed 70 minute production, jam packed with graphics, illustrations, interviews, hints and tips for both the model railway newcomer and keen hobbyist. Part 2 takes the viewer into greater detailing and technologies, filming around the country with interviews from leading manufacturers and dealers such as Bachmann Europe, PECO, Metcalfe Models, DCC Concepts, weathering specialist TMC and more. Get to grips with track ballasting, static grass application, Digital Command Control technologies, weathering and building effects. This highly informative and engaging presentation makes it an ideal gift as well as an excellent resource to have to hand. Available in DVD Video and HD Digital Download. Watch the trailer!