RAILWAY MODELLER March 2023 Vol.74 No.869
RAILWAY OF THE MONTH
James Cochrane describes the OO gauge West Coast Main Line layout that he built with the assistance of Andrew Campbell and other members of the Glasgow & Wesr of Scotland Model Railway Club.
PLAN OF THE MONTH
A third-rail OO gauge layout set in Kent during the closing years of the Network SouthEast era, which is being built by Craig Porteous and the 57 Study Group.
Monkton Combe Station
Craig Tiley describes the station building on the Camerton branch in Somerset, famous for its appearance in The Titfield Thunderbolt, with 1:120 scale drawings by Max Brayne.
INSIDE THIS ISSUE
James Cochrane describes the OO gauge West Coast Main Line layout that he built with the assistance of Andrew Campbell and other member of the Glasgow & West of Scotland Model Railway Club.
Built by the Scottish Region Study Group, this OO gauge layout depicting the late BR steam era has been a popular fixture on the exhibition circuit for over 10 years.
New product reviews
Including the eagerly anticipated The Scotsman train set by Hornby in TT:120, 'Metro-Vick' Co-Bo diesel from Rapido Trains UK in N and all-new Quarry Hunslet 0-4-0ST from Bachmann in OO9.
Gordon Gravett reveals his techniques for painting convincing backscenes, such as that on his 7mm scale layout Arun Quay.
No prizes for guessing when this model was built! Chris Hopper based the compact shunting layout on the Wisbech & Upwell Tramway.
A new take on an old kit
Matthew Own shows how, with careful extra detail, the venerable Airfix BR 20-ton brake van can still look good alongside the latest models.
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