To build a model railroad, start by making a list of what can and cannot be changed, such as the size of the room, your budget and the type of train and equipment you use. Then choose a theme, including the purpose and setting of the railroad, as these factors will influence your planning. When you have done some preparation and have an idea of the layout, put together your bench work, which is where your track will be laid. Then plot your track on the bench work, complete the terrain and create a background if you like. Continue reading How to Connect Your Track!