How to make model railway scenery

if your asking how to make model railway scenery? Simply be creative, there’s so many things you can use, for example if your wanting to do rolling hills, tunnels cuttings etc you can use polystyrene foam, this is light weight and easy to cut and glue in place. additioanlly card formers and rolled up newspapers covered in plaster bandage work just as well.

For other bits of scenery there’s plenty of different products available to create water features like rivers and canals, there’s also many building kits you can make and modify for buildings and other structures. There really is an endless list of things you can use.

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About North Western Models


At North Western Models we believe that it’s the detail that brings a model railway to life.

North Western Models was established in 2015 by Kevin Colley and Christopher Gore as an online model shop based in Stockport, Cheshire. Initially dealing with high quality detailing accessories and kits, North Western Models prides itself in serving the model railway community to promote the notion that detailing helps to bring a model railway to life.

Kevin and Christopher have a lifelong passion with railways in general and also with model railways. Between them, they have planned, built and exhibited a number of layouts in 00 and N gauge at various local model shows. Kevin and Christopher regularly attend a number of exhibitions each year, either trading as North Western Models or with one of their layouts which is currently on the exhibition circuit.

Kevin Colley, North Western Models Co-founder
Kevin Colley, North Western Models Co-founder