CM FEBRUARY 2020 Vol 42 No 2
RAILWAY OF THE MONTH
Cambach v. d. Höhe
As the Spur O Freunde Worms, Klaus Fischer and Sascha Fliegner got together to build a sectional layout for exhibitions depicting a branch line in Hessen.
PLAN OF THE MONTH
The Bridge at Remagen
Al Turner was inspired to create an accurate 1:160 scale model of the Ludendorff Bridge across the Rhine, with an impressive collection of authentic train consists. The layout is due to be at Model Rail Scotland at the SEC Glasgow from Friday 21st to Sunday 23rd February.
Uwe Lacina looks briefly at the origins of the Deutsche Reichsbahn Gesellschaft BR52 2-10-0, an austerity measure for wartime mass production. With scale drawings by Benno Wiesmüller.
BOOK and VIDEO REVIEWS
INSIDE THIS ISSUE
Graham Lightfoot explores the prototype for the model which was described in our December 2019 issue – a unique funicular and electrified branch in Germany.
Rajah Engineering Works
Warren Miller created a small industry to enhance a spare corner of his HO layout by adapting an interesting kit for an old stationary steam engine.
Modelling American narrow gauge in 1:55: Giles Barnabe adopts a new scale, and a new location.
Mike Williams built an unusual vehicle in HO from a kit – a French F.C.M. Char 2C tank with rail bogies.
Queenslanders in Thailand
Wim Harthoorn shows how he scratchbuilt some stainless steel coaches exported from Queensland to Thailand in TTm (1:120 scale on 9mm gauge).
Ville à la Campagne
A French country town on the border with Germany: Barry Langford tells the story behind
his Oe exhibition layout, set in the 1950s/1960s.
Two related headline reviews of modern N gauge coaches from Brawa in this issue: the DBAG Twindexx InterCity double deck stock in loco hauled and BR445 electric railcar (pictured) formats.
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