CM JANUARY 2020 Vol 42 No 1
RAILWAY OF THE MONTH
A passing station on the metre gauge Furka Oberalp: Jean-Pierre Muratore replaced his previous Swiss layout with a new scene, designed for easier exhibiting.
PLAN OF THE MONTH
A rural narrow gauge branch terminus – Lucien Eijdems has created an attractive HOe layout that is easy to transport and interesting to operate.
Grand Street and Three Rivers City
Sir Rod Stewart has taken a long time to create an extensive and impressive American city scene in HO. We get a rare glimpse of this amazing achievement.
BOOK and VIDEO REVIEWS
INSIDE THIS ISSUE
A micro-layout on one board just 1.51m x 1.08m: Peter Marriott created a compact Epoch V HO layout set in the Rhône-Alpes region of France.
NS 500/600 diesel shunters
Gerard Tombroek looks at the new Philotrain O scale model of the Nederlandse Spoorwegen class 500/600.
New Zealand L Class 2-4-0T
Celyn Bennet scratchbuilt a historic loco in Sn3½ using photo-etch and 3D-print techniques.
Schnell amoll a Hells
A keen devotee of the micro-layout guru Carl Arendt, Jürgen Heinritz built a diminutive diorama in Oe showing a brewery siding in the Bavarian town of Hof.
SNCF CC6500 electrics
To augment his feature in the recent CM French Special, Gordon Wiseman offers more illustrations of these widely used powerful mixed traffic machines.
The highest station on Belgian railways: Peter van Gestel was inspired to model a snow scene as a mini-layout.
The headline review item this month is the SDS Models Australian NR Class diesel with 'indigenous' liveries in HO scale.
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