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.
MyLargeScale.com – Active discussion forum focused on G scale.
New Railway Modellers Forum – Discussion forum focused on railroad modelling advice for beginners.
nScale.net – 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.
Railroad.net – 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.
TrainOrders.com – Long time active discussion forum organized around geographic areas and tpes of railroads.