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

What are the Different Model Train Scales and Gauges?

A ‘Grand Scale’ red locomotive model being used as an amusement ride.

Though model train sets can be as big or as small as you want, especially if you decide to the take the construction of the surrounding landscape upon yourself, there are generally some rules that are followed for the sizing and manufacturing of most model train sets on the market today. Any … Read more