January 2011 · Volume 62 · Number 723 PublishedonthesecondThursdayoftheprecedingmonth.
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An N gauge study of this archetypal GWR branch terminus, one which has proved inordinately popular over the years. This layout was built and is described by John Birkett-Smith.
10 North Staffordshire Railway B Class
ScaleDrawings John Sherratt builds the London Road Models etched brass loco kit for this pre-Group 2-4-0T.
15 South Devon spectacular
Bruce Block continues our short season of British-outline layouts built 'down-under' with his interpretation in OO of the famous stretch of GW main line.
22 The abiding 6’ x 4’ PlanoftheMonth
This area is considered a little restrictive for OO layouts; however it is ideal for N. Jon Dean proves the point by redrawing three classis C J Freezer plans for 1:148 scale.
24 CromerMikeKellymodelled the former M&GN
Cromer Beach station in Norfolk as it exists today.
32 A Whale in N Converting the N Gauge Society Seacow kit by Nick Swettenham.
34 Richings Park Modelling a Charles Holden-designed
London Transport station in 4mm scale by Graham Stewart.
38 Class 76s in 7mm scale – part 2
Graham Clark describes the various stages and considerations associated with the production of a master drawing from which he had a number of identical etched brass frets made – one for each loco in his proposed fleet.
41 Moore Street TMD – 2 Peter Thurston describes the program which lies at the heart of the control system of Dominic Moore's busy diesel depot, featured last month.
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44 Feltwell Road Stuart Reeve embarked on a small layout as part of a larger project, only to find that it became a fascinating layout in its own right.
50 A Horsebox for O gauge Building the GWR Diagram N13 from
Parkside Dundas, following on from the prototype article last month.
52 TrudoxhillLightrailwayoperations in OO gauge – the latest episode in Darryl Foxwell's saga in the Colonel Stephens idiom.
56 Working with plasticard-6
RailwayModellingExplored-1 Structure modelling using Wills sheets. Paul Marshall-Potter constructs a small rural dwelling.
RailwayModellingExplored-2 David Malton shows how to install the pull-cord system of signal operation designed for the Ratio signals constructed in the previous instalments in this series.
60 Readers’ Letters
62 Latest Reviews The items reviewed this month include
Bachmann Peppercorn A2 in OO, Thompson B1 in N by Graham Farish, Class 14 diesel hydraulic and prototype ‘Deltic’ in N by Graham Farish. Special commissions include a Dapol 'Britannia' by Osborn's and Bachmann GUV from Modelzone; Ballards' N scale cement van from Dapol; Carriage & Wagon Models Dapol van; and the Burnham & District MRC has commissioned two OO PO wagons from Dapol. WD Models has a new C Class wagon kit, and more figures. Two new Digitrax decoders are reviewed. New from Modelscene are retooled (non working) three-aspect colour-light signals and telegraph poles. Also described are the MyLocoSound onboard sound system and The GemRed digital protractor, and new from Harburn Hobbies are a pigeon loft, allotment beds and a garden arbour seat. A lighted motorcycle in OO is possible, using the product by Bicyc-LED.
70 Book & DVD Reviews
72 NewsIncludingnews and presentations from the
Warley show 2010, shop news, a look ahead to the London Model Engineering Exhibition and Model Rail Scotland, new clubrooms for the Furness MRC, Brynkits Lynton & Barnstaple coaches in OO9, and a report from Expo Narrow Gauge in Swanley.
81 Societies & Clubs The biggest and best guide to the exhibition scene up and down the land.
PEPPERCORN A2 IN OO New Pacific from Bachmann Page62 forfulldetails.....