August 2011 Volume 33 Number 8
494 MARGAAZ – RAILWAY OF THE MONTH
Jan Nickmans of the P.A.J.Modelbouw in Belgium explains how he was captivated by the metre gauge mountain lines of the Rhätische Bahn and moved to make a model in HOm.
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On location: Armin Schmutz was on hand to observe the successful test run and first chartered excursion of another preserved French 2-8-2 in Switzerland.
506 CEMENT FROM FOAMBOARD
Emmanuel Nouaillier shares more of his techniques for realistic scenic modelling in the first of a series on the use of foamboard as a modelling material.
510 RADEBERG OST
Alan Wardman presents his latest HO exhibition layout, a compact scene set in 1980s East Germany.
CONTINENTAL MODELLER 522
516 GARRATTS IN ZIMBABWE
David Eatwell went looking for this endangered species on a photographic safari in May 1992.
522 INSTALLING A SOUND DECODER
Greg Beal shows how he fitted a readily-available sound decoder into a commercial HO model.
526 MBOWLA MINE
John Bowler combined interests in narrow gauge railways and the mining industry to create a compact OO9 layout set in southern Africa.
532 LOCAL LINES IN THE DORDOGNE
Giles Barnabe explains the history and explores some of the remains of the former local lines in the Dordogne.
536 YARD 6 – PLAN OF THE MONTH
Julian Andrews created an American HO micro layout which provided a satisfying switching challenge.
542 PLM 2-4-2 – SCALE DRAWINGS
Ian Jowett describes the early development of express locos on the Paris Lyon Méditerranée.
545 SCHÖNHEIDE SHED
The recent HO kit by Busch is closely based on a well-known narrow gauge prototype on a section of line in Saxony which has now been preserved.
548 LATEST REVIEWS 556 BOOK REVIEWS
558 VIDEO REVIEWS 560 NEWS & EXHIBITION DIARY