Welcome to the Rail Tales Hobby Shop Website!

We Sell and Support:

  • Model Railroading in G (new for 2019), O, HO, HO Marklin, HOn3, N, and Z (new for 2021) scales
  • Plastic Model Building for all ability levels and in all major genres and scales
  • Magic the Gathering Collectable Card Game
  • Model Rockets, Motors, and Accessories (new for March 2017)

Covid News:

As of June 1st, 2021 Rail Tales is operating according to its normal scheduled hours of operation under the Phase 3 Recovery for Virginia as modified by Executive Order 72 et seq.

What this means for Rail Tales as of June 1st:

1) Social Distancing is no longer required in the store.

2) We are able to return to our normal gaming, demonstration, and club schedule and location (see our events schedule).

3) Beginning June 8th, Masks will not be required for persons who have completed the vaccine regimen. Masks WILL be required for those who have not! We reserve the right to ask for proof of vaccination, so please keep your card or a picture of your card with you if you wish to enter the store without a mask.

Thank you for your support.



Store Information

Choose your interest:

Model Railroading Retail

Plastic Model Building


Layout Construction

Train Repair and Maintenance

Upgrading My Train

Going Digital

Custom Paint and Model Work

Classes and Demonstrations

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