The History of Trains

Old steam locomotive. Old vintage steam-powered train rides on rails.

Train travel is a popular choice to get around the world and has been for centuries. Trains were first used as a way to move troops and cargo but soon became a popular way to travel for civilians as well. Over the years, the wonderful world of trains has evolved into a … Read more

What are Carpet Railways?

Hemmens’ Dribbler

For over a century, model railway toys have fascinated many kids. Some of them never outgrew their fascination with model railways and they turned into lifetime collectors. Even with the existence of more high-tech toys nowadays, toy trains continue to attract new enthusiasts who are willing to spend not just cash but … Read more

Where are the Best Heritage Railways in the World?

Where are the Best Heritage Railways in the World

Railroads’ advent in the early 19th century massively changed the entire world by providing a safer and faster mode of travel, altering the human perception of time and space, enabling commerce on a vast scale, connecting societies and cultures, and allowing people to see the innate beauty of the world in a … Read more

Are There Automated Trains?

The Dubai Metro with fully automated trains

The talks of heavy rail getting autonomously driven have been in the discussion among tech experts and leaders around the globe. More and more metro systems worldwide are now operated automatically, even reaching o the highest Grade of Automation (GoA4). However, in heavy rail operation, it is only at the starting level … Read more

What are Some of the Famous Railways in the World?

Manarola, Cinque Terre - train station in famous village with colorful houses on cliff over sea in Cinque Terre

Railways are a vital part of many countries’ transportation systems. They provide a fast, efficient way to move people and goods from one place to another. In this blog post, we’ll take a look at some of the most famous railways in the world. These railways have been instrumental in shaping history, … Read more

Tips for Setting Up a Model Train in the Basement

vintage modern railway

If you are planning to build a model train, the first task that you need to accomplish is to determine the best place to build it. There are lots of possible options for this, such as in lofts, garages, spare rooms, and basements. The most ideal location for you will depend on … Read more