Getting Started

Every year, the hobby welcomes new people all over the world and we’re here to help you get started. We’ve collected some of the most Commonly Asked Questions about G-Scale and Garden Railways that may be in the back of your mind.

The hobby can be shared with the whole family – something that Nikki wrote about in her article, Partner of a garden railway enthusiast that looks at the hobby another perspective.

If you’re ready, we’d recommend visiting our Buy G-Scale page which includes a list of our favourite retailers to find and invest in your first G Scale train!

The Essentials

The internet is a wonderful place to get inspired and learn more about G Scale and garden railways. We’ve collected some of our favourites here for you to explore Around the Web.

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Join like-minded people just like yourself

We're always excited to welcome new members with an interest in G Scale Model Railways - whether they're just getting started or just looking to meet like-minded friends.

Joining is fast and easy - with your first copy of our high-quality magazine just a few days away.

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Something to add?

We're always looking to expand this page with more tips and advice. If you've got an idea you'd like to share - get in touch!

Curtis Stanier
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