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Hobby Forums

This page provides links to some of the popluar model railroad hobby forums. Forums listed are those that appear to have a substantial number of posts per days. What is substantial?  That is my own subjective judgement, but a forum that does not see in the 8-10+ posts pretty much every day and many more on some days will most likely not be included in the list.

Model Railroad Hobbyist is a monthly online free publication with associated highly active model railroad forum discussion groups with a large volume of daily postings on a wide variety of topics.

Model Railroader Forums – Active forum associated with Model Railroader magazine. forum participation does not require a magazine subscription.

Model Train Forum  – Active discussion site that bills itself as the complete model train resource. – Active discussion forum focused on G scale.

New Railway Modellers Forum – Discussion forum focused on railroad modelling advice for beginners. – Extremely active forum focused entirely on N scale model railroading.

O Gauge Railroading Online Forum – Very active discussion forum focused on O scale model railroading.

Railroad Forums – Very active forum discussion site covering a wide variety of railroad topics for ailroad modelers, railfans, and enthusiasts.

Railroad Line Forums – Active discussion site with specific forum areas on a wide variety of model railroading topics. – Large discussion forum on thousands of railroad topics.

The Railwire – Active discussion forum covering a wide variety of model railroading topics.

TrainBoard – Somewhat active site tht bills itself as the Internet’s Original train forum. – Long time active discussion forum organized around geographic areas and tpes of railroads.