March 2011 · Vo l ume 62 · Number 725 PublishedonthesecondThursdayoftheprecedingmonth.
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A mix of influences from across the Western Region, brought together by Andrew Bartlett in this 1980s-set layout in 4mm scale.
The Balerno branch, in the Edinburgh suburbs, used to serve, amongst other customers, a firm producing a well-known brand of porage. Join Alistair Dickson for this tour of his 4mm scale recreation of part of the line.
178 Building a fleet of EM1s in 7mm scale , part 4
In the penultimate instalment of his article, Graham Clark shows how he assembled his 76s from his own components, and motorised them.
181 Lynth -Haven A layout inspired by the LMS, and modelled in OO by Darren Bilcock. He also added some ingenious working scenic details, such as a windmill and children’s rides.
186 KirktownSetinthelowlands of Scotland, and modelled in N, this layout was constructed by Reg Skelhorn to revive memories of rail travel in the 1980s.
192 Modelling the Colonel The railways overseen by Colonel
Stephens have long had a fascination for modellers, one of whom, Andrew Ullyott, presents this guide to the man and his empire. It includes a more detailed look at two Stephens lines, in the west country and Kent.
This OO9 layout was built by Peter Leadley to represent a modern-day narrow gauge tourist attraction, which utilises an old standard gauge trackbed for its route.
202 Axe Edge and Thatch Marsh Colliery
A 4mm scale layout representing a mine branch connected to the Cromford & High Peak line in Derbyshire. Dan Wright describes his layout, set in the 1960s.
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208 Great Western slip coaches
ScaleDrawings The Dia.F23 trio of slip coaches was built in 1929 for the revamped 'Cornish Riviera', and one is drawn by David Malton to accompany an article on a radio-controlled 4mm scale model by Brian Gillespie and Brian Kingett.
211 Lineside allotments A guide to modelling a variety of garden vegetables in 4mm or 7mm scales, by Charles Wheatley of the Chester MRC; the results have been put to good use on the club’s exhibition layouts.
214 Exmouth St John’s The Southern in post-war times, modelled by Ron Neal in OO and using a host of models, including many kit-built locomotives and items of rolling stock.
220 N stock on a budget RailwayModellingExplored-1
David Malton explains how to accumulate an expansive fleet of wagons, but not an expensive one!
222 Weighting tankers RailwayModellingExplored-2
Improved stability over uneven track can be gained by adding water-based silicone sealant. David Harrison shows you how.
223 Dinghy modelling RailwayModellingExplored-3
Find out how a Russian-made 1:72 scale injection moulded plastic boat kit came to Simon Gott's rescue.
224 Readers’ Letters
226 Latest Reviews The items reviewed this month include the
Bachmann Freightliner Class 70 in OO, the Heljan Class 33 in O, Realtrack Models' new FLA twin-unit container wagon in OO, the latest Bachmann Class 108 in OO, special commissions in OO and N, the JPA cement tanker in N from Graham Farish, new ViTrains Class 47 and 37 in OO, A Worsley Works 'scratch aid' Southwold coach kit in 4mm, Hornby OO train packs with Barry Freeman prints, new Metcalfe Models warehouse card kits, the Ixion Models 'Coffee Pot'
steam railmotor for O-16.5, R Parker pre-war cars in N, and new First Class Trains lighting kits.
233 Book & DVD Reviews
234 News and competition Including a chance to win tickets to ride behind steam over the Settle & Carlisle, in our new Fellsman competition. Plus much more besides.
239 Societies & Clubs The biggest and best guide to the exhibition scene up and down the land.
FREIGHTLINER CLASS 70 Latest from Bachmann in OO Page226 forfulldetails.....