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France is a land of rail contrasts; the popular image of a local train ambling through the countryside has long since given way to the smart, speedy TVG.
In places the landscape required impressive feats of civil engineering, even on the secondary routes, which meandered cross-country between the busy mainlines.
Nowadays unique tourist railways add to the appeal.
Here is just a small selection to inform and inspire.
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Discover the exciting possibilities of modelling heritage railways in this latest addition to the Peco Modeller's Library. This guide includes:
Modelling the preservation era in the popular scales
Step-by-step modelling features
Track plans you can build
Standard and narrow gauge examples
History of railway preservation
Swiss railways have a special attraction for many enthusiasts, even if they do not model continental railways. The intense network of lines, volume of traffic, and seemingly endless variety of companies and liveries complements the incredibly attractive Alpine scenery so often associated with the railways of this land-locked country.
Comprising 124 perfect-bound pages, this softback book has a wide selection of articles, featuring layouts, modelling articles and prototype inspiration. Metre gauge railways are a well known feature of this country, so the articles on the routes of the MIB, Furka Oberalp and Rhatische Bahn will come as no surprise!
Your essential guide to O Gauge modelling from the experts at Railway Modeller. Covers a wide variety of topics from initial planning through to those important finishing touches. With both practical advice and step by step guides, it is essential reading for those modelling in O gauge or anyone contemplating discovering O gauge modelling. 124 pages fully illustrated. Features include: • Getting started in O. Step-by-step modelling features. Inspirational layouts. Track plans you can build. Using digital control. Larger scale outdoors - and Much More.
This book features six layout plans with varied themes to get you started on your journey into narrow gauge modelling, ranging from simple yet satisfying projects utilising the contents of the ST-400 Peco Setrack OO-9 Starter Track Set, through to more elaborate designs that combine components from both the Peco Setrack and Streamline track systems. The plans in this book have been skilfully designed and illustrated by James Hilton, an experienced modeller and narrow gauge enthusiast. 16 fully illustrated pages including complete parts lists and modelling techniques.
The first railway opened in Germany in 1835, between Nurnberg and Furth. From this small beginning railways quickly spread, assisting economic development. Originally built by private enterprise, then separate state concerns, the railways were nationalised in the mid-1920s. The variety was considerable from local light railways to heavy duty main lines, and eventually a dedicated high speed network with the now iconic ICE trains.
German toy manufacturers soon recognised the appeal of railways and now German companies are world leaders, offering a wide range of models in scales from Z to G; those modelling German railways arguably enjoy the most support of any national scene. This book explores the current state of modelling German railways, with examples of high quality layouts in different scales to illustrate the variety, and ideas for modelling and construction techniques. 111 pages fully illustrated.
An inspirational 122 page book looking at the railways of Europe, includes some first class modelling of interesting places; also ideas for modelling and construction techniques.
From choosing a suitable location for your 00 Gauge layout, and the type of control methods to use, this book is packed with advise and inspiration for new railway modellers and returnees to the hobby alike. There is also a look back at the history of 00 gauge, and a wealth of practical projects, many of which will be simple evenings' tasks that will enhance your models and hone new skills. Additionally, maintenance advice is given to keep your layout in tip top condition, plus a selection of track plans to help you get started. 122 pages fully illustrated.
The sheer variety of railroads in North America makes them a subject with enormous potential for enthusiasts everywhere. This invaluable guide is aimed at everyone who wishes to start modelling or enjoys this perennially fascinating subject. 130 pages fully illustrated.
As well as the starting point for most model railway projects, trackplans are a fascinating aspect of the hobby in their own right. For many years they have been a popular feature in Railway Modeller magazine and are presented here for the first time in one handy volume. 64 pages fully illustrated.
If you are planning an N Gauge project this book serves to provide you with the information and guidance you need to get started. 120 pages fully illustrated. Features include: • Inspirational Layouts • Using DCC in N • Step by Step Modelling Features • Project layouts • N gauge Track Plans you can build • Introduction to British and Overseas N Gauge Modelling and Much More.
As trade support for narrow gauge modelling continues to grow, this aspect of the hobby attracts more and more enthusiasts. This book explains and illustrates the choices and opportunities presented by the prospect of building a narrow gauge railway in miniature.120 pages fully illustrated.
Your essential guide from the experts at Railway Modeller. Covers a wide variety of topics from initial planning through to those important finishing touches. With both practical advice and step by step guides, it is essential reading for those new to the hobby and an important reference book for more experienced modellers. 122 pages fully illustrated. Features include: • Planning and Design • Baseboard and Layout Construction • Laying the Track • Creating a Backscene • Modelling the Landscape • Using Static Grass Applicators • Modelling with Card • Building Plastic Building and Wagon Kits • Scratchbuilding Structures • Control and Wiring - and Much More.
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