SHARE

***Must run Railway Modeller front cover*** Jools Holland railway set - Jools Holland reveals 100ft long model railway in his attic that he spent 10 years building. Credit - Railway Modeller
The musician has an unusual hobby (Picture: Railway Modeller)

Jools Holland has revealed the incredible model railway he spent a decade building, because why not?

This train truly is bound for glory.

The musician and TV presenter has revealed that he loves getting a bit of peace and quiet by hiding away to watch the trains with a glass of wine.

Honestly, we dont blame him.

Featuring landmarks from all over the world, its a masterpiece – and hes not planning on stopping his work on it any time soon.

Luckily enough, Jools, most well-known for his show Later With…Jools Holland, loves spending time on his own in his Kent mansion to work on the project.

The 60-year-old told the Railway Modeller magazine: There isnt a very good phone signal in there!

Jools Holland's model railway in Railway Modeller Magazine
Jools really made a masterpiece (Picture: Railway Modeller)

To my mind a model of a real place creates a personal take on history. Photographs can provide the stimulus but cannot evoke that special atmosphere in a way that models can.

Advertisement Advertisement

I had a modest train set in the corner of a small room in a small house as a young boy. I have always loved trains, he recalled.

This gave me the great excuse to enjoy creating architectural capriccios, a working Motorway network, underground rail connections and much more.

The peace and quiet of the project is clearly a bit of a change from his musical career, as he embarked on a sell-out tour of 33 dates and released his new album As You See Me Now last year.

Were exhausted just thinking about it – can we get in on the calming model trains?

Got a showbiz story?

If you've got a story, video or pictures get in touch with the Metro.co.uk Entertainment team by emailing us [email protected], calling 020 3615 2145 or by visiting our Submit Stuff page – we'd love to hear from you.

MORE: Irish band The Strypes split up after eight years together

MORE: Chas Hodges family clarifies performers cause of death

Advertisement Advertisement

[contf] [contfnew]

METRO

[contfnewc] [contfnewc]

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here