November 2011 · Volume 62 · Number 733 Published on the second Thursday of the preceding month.
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For all enthusiasts modelling overseas railways
Published on the third Thursday of the preceding month.
838 Liverpool Overhead Railway
Railway of the Month Take shelter under the Dockers’ Umbrella as Mike Edge describes this landmark Liverpool addition to his 4mm scale Mersey docks layout.
846 Burton’s breweries Plan of the Month
David Wright gives us a tour of the railways and staple industry of Burton-upon-Trent, and presents a layout suggestion based on the Bond End branch.
850 TummelAllanParker'sprevious layouts have all been named Tummel, but this one, based on the Great North of Scotland Railway branch to Banff, is his first venture into O gauge.
856 Modelling GT3 Scale Drawings
Recreating this experimental English Electric gas turbine in 4mm scale; Ian Macdonald made one from custom-made etches and other parts. With scale drawings by David Malton, and prototype notes by Craig Tiley.
862 Left for Tetfield! Bob Rowlands graced his new N gauge
Western Region branch terminus with a name, Tetfield-under-Bolt, that echoes one of Ealing Studios' best-loved productions.
868 Wagons from scratch Notwithstanding the wide variety of ready-to-run freight vehicles from which to choose, Stewart Haworth enjoys building his own. This is how he constructed them, for his Tyne Line OO layout, using chiefly plastic sheet and sections.
872 Buxton TMD Built by Steve Fields and the late Paul Sanders,
this digitally-controlled exhibition OO layout represents the Derbyshire spa town's surviving station. Set in the 1980s/1990s-era, Buxton features a wide variety of multiple units, old and new, plus diesels in many colours.
878 Sizing semaphores from photos
Mike Hayward presents a step-by-step guide to determining the dimensions of signals for modelling purposes, using known measurements to extrapolate the rest from photographs of the chosen prototype.
RAILWAY MODELLER 846
Ø 3'3 1/2" (10 spokes)
881 A brace of Irish railcars Roger Christian demonstrates how the Worsley
Works 'scratch aid' kit in 4mm scale for these distinctive County Donegal railcars (Nos.19 and 20) can be constructed and motorised, in his case for OO9.
884 Roadside garage Richard Bannister decided to start his latest layout project with some building construction. This 1960s filling station is a 4mm scale recreation of a typical garage, found throughout the country.
888 Trip to the Ridings Rail meets road in 4mm scale on Bruce Lake's urban layout, designed to capture the spirit of West Yorkshire, its trains, buses, and trolleybuses. Extensive use is made of the Faller Road System, in order to make the road vehicles operate.
894 Creating a permanent way-2
Railway Modelling Explored-1 In the second instalment of this guide, Craig Tiley looks at how to ballast track, using different grades and colours of ballast to denote main lines, goods loops and yards.
897 Kirby magnetic uncoupler
Railway Modelling Explored-2 Katherine Stephenson explains how Brian Kirby's system for uncoupling tension-lock couplers works.
898 Readers’ Letters
900 Latest Reviews The items reviewed this month include the new Heljan 'Deltic' in O, the Hornby OO brake vans, the Class 121 'bubble car' DMU in N from Dapol; a Finescale Brass 'Manor' in O gauge; the Peco three-way point in N; the Graham Farish Class 03, also in N; and loco, coach and wagon commissions from Kernow Model Rail Centre, ModelZone, the National Railway Museum, the Red Rose Steam Society, Burnham & District Model Railway Club, and Richard Essen.
Ø 5'9" (18 spokes)
Ø 3' (10 spokes)
906 Book & DVD
908 NewsIncludingan in-depth report on the Gauge O
Guild Convention in Telford in September, and much more.
918 Societies & Clubs The biggest and best guide to the exhibition scene up and down the land.
PROTOTYPE ‘DELTIC’ IN OO Available again from the NRM Page 904 for full details .....