Welcome to O Scale Trains Magazine

O Scale Trains Magazine is a full-size, self-covered magazine published bimonthly in full color. The single copy price is $7.50. A U.S. subscription is $39. You can even subscribe for two years at $74. Canadian ($58) and Overseas ($85) subscriptions are shipped only by Air Mail.

O Scale Trains Magazine focuses on modeling, model building craftsman skills, and the art of 1:48 modeling. There are lots of “how-to” articles written by many well-known names in the O Scale hobby, along with regular features like Product Reviews, News, Letters, and lots and lots of color photos of O Scale models. We cover O Scale 2 rail, O narrow gauge, Proto48, Traction, Diesel, Steam, Rolling Stock, Structures, and all aspects of 1:48 model railroading. We cover everything O Scale and we build railroads!

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A Guide to Modern O Scale 2nd Edition.

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Now available with PDF Update or as a Digital Edition.Guide 2