What is Digital Command Control (DCC) For Model Trains?

A DCC decoder unit installed within a steam model locomotive unit.

The hobby of building and maintaining model train sets and whole model railway networks, like almost every other hobby people get invested in, can be quite simple or really complex depending on how much someone wishes to expand their projects. Model train networks can be as simple as a singular circular loop … Read more

Tips for Improving Ready Run Railroads

A well designed model railroad that includes a small town, multiple trains and tracks with realistic layouts, and a bit of countryside along with a body of water.

Not everyone in the world of model trains has the time or patience required to personally craft the perfect model train set from scratch. Its not like model boats where you go to your favorite scenic boating destination and enjoy the beauty and the fun.  And not every beginner has the confidence … Read more