RM OCTOBER 2018 ISSUE Vol.69 No.816
RAILWAY OF THE MONTH
Carl Bowden presents this latest OO gauge exhibition layout from the Preston & District MRS, based on a nearby location on the West Coast Main Line.
PLAN OF THE MONTH
In the outer suburbs
Steve Flint considers a continuous run scheme designed to fit a 10' x 5' space in OO gauge, set in commuterland and operated by DMUs or EMUs.
A long-closed stopping point on the former Highland Railway main line, drawn and photographed by Jim Hay, with historical notes by Steve Flint.
INSIDE THIS ISSUE
Project of the Month
Better slate than never! Martyn Haley shows you how to create realistic 4mm scale slate roofing in bulk using heavyweight paper and a manual shredder.
1970s Staffordshire recreated in N gauge in a small space (only 4ft x 2ft). Steve Farmer shows you how it was achieved.
The lead review item this month is the LBSCR Class H2 Atlantic, produced by Bachmann in 4mm scale.
The glory days on the Western Region in the 1960s, recreated in OO gauge by Martin Kirkham as a 'watching the trains go by' project, matched to prototype train formations.
In the news
Catch up on the latest new product updates from Bachmann and Graham Farish, including this brand-new J72 in OO gauge.
The Great Model Railway Challenge
Transmission dates have been confirmed: the first programme of this series will air on Channel 5 on Friday 5 October at 2000 – don't miss it! (NB this is a week later than scheduled at presstime of Railway Modeller.)
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