Model Railway Magazines

There are many magazines related to Model Railway available in the UK. Here is a list of some of the most popular. These are in no particular order. Most of these publications offer subscriptions for regular readers.

Model Rail Magazine


Britain’s brightest and most informative magazine for model railway fans. Every issue is packed with the country's finest home and club layouts, stunning photography, unbiased and in-depth product reviews, expert tips, layout plans, inspirational real railway subjects and step-by-step articles that really show you how.

Hornby Magazine


Britain’s fastest growing model railway magazine, the magazine is aimed squarely at newcomers and returnees to the hobby, as well as those who were established in the hobby.

Railway Modeller


Railway Modeller is the UK's No1 model railway magazine. Every month it features the best from the hobby for those modelling Britain's railways in all the popular scales and offers a unique blend of articles by experts and beginners alike, including a special section for newcomers wanting to learn all about the hobby and model making in general.

British Railway Modelling


BRM (British Railway Modelling) is the only UK model railway magazine which includes a free DVD with every issue! BRM prides itself on providing exceptional coverage of the UK model railways hobby.

Garden Rail


Garden Rail is the only British magazine dedicated to covering the entire garden railway spectrum. This broad remit covers all scales, gauges and genres as well as all methods of propulsion, be it track powered electric, battery electric, live-steam or even live-diesel.

Narrow Gauge World


Narrow Gauge World is the only newsstand magazine that puts narrow gauge centre stage. Yesterday’s history, today’s news and tomorrow’s projects are all covered in detail in our pages. We uncover stories from the rich and varied history of the narrow gauge.

The Railway Magazine - Guide to Modelling


The Railway Magazine Guide to Modelling is a tabloid publication from the publishers of The Railway Magazine, Rail Express and heritage Railway. The Modelling magazine is distributed nationwide across model shops and heritage lines and is aimed at all levels of modeller. This high-quality editorial will feature nostalgia, new models, how-to, and lots more. The RMM also features steal heritage lines, museums and places to visit to get inspiration for the hobby.

Other Magazines

If we have missed any or if you have any recommendations please let us know.

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