There was a time, not so long ago, when every boy dreamed of owning a model railway, spending hours creating and caring for the track, buildings, landscapes and rolling stock. It was an ongoing hobby with additions made whenever possible and practical skills learned were not forgotten, proving to be of lifelong value. With the advancement of technology and the sheer range of entertainment now available to today's young people, the world of model railways has had to develop at an equally dramatic pace to keep up with the times. This programme has been designed to show how exciting owning a model railway can be, from the traditional layout right through to the most up to the minute configuration. It will also take you through every stage of creating and running a model railway successfully, demonstrating basic fundamental carpentry to create a perfectly level base board before moving on to look at track laying, landscaping and of course selecting the all important trains to make any layout complete. There is a great deal of nostalgia attached to model railways and this undoubtedly adds to the appeal, but things are moving on, the future is more important than the past and once you're "On the Right Track" who knows where an interest in model railways might take you?