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RAILWAY MODELLER October 2022 Vol.73 No.864

RAILWAY OF THE MONTH
Barton Road
Memories of Journeys to the West Country provided the inspiration for Benn Pollard to create this pre-TOPSera urban scene in an unorthodox T-shape footprint. 

PLAN OF THE MONTH
21st Century Penrith
Steve Flint considers this West Coast Main Line station in Cumbria as the setting for an N gauge layout project depicting the post-Privatisation era.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

Scale Drawings
LMS Class 2P 4-4-0
Toby Jennings describes these characterful Midland Railway-derived four-coupled tender locomotives, with accompanying 4mm drawings by the late Ian Beattie. 

RAILWAY MODELLER September 2022 Vol.73 No.863

RAILWAY OF THE MONTH
Monksbury
Tony Conlay describes this magnificent London & South Western Railway terminus, which has been constructed in 7mm scale by the Cornwall O Gauge Group as an extension to an existing layout. 

PLAN OF THE MONTH
Constructing a cathedral in 7mm scale
Robert Kosmider was first inspired to build a model of Chichester Cathedral in early 1990s, but nearly 30 years elapsed until he finally made a start. 

 

 

 

 

Scale Drawings
Modelling LMS 42' parcels vans in 4mm
Ian Nuttal couldn't resist the challenge of upgrading a Lima OO gauge ready-to-run model. This constructional account is accompanied by scale drawings prepared by Steve Croucher from originals by Arthur Whitehead. 

RAILWAY MODELLER August 2022 Vol.73 No.862

RAILWAY OF THE MONTH
North West steam in the garden
Having dreamt for many years of one day recreating his childhood memories in O gauge. Peter Holland built this large twin-level system with outdoor running. 

PLAN OF THE MONTH
Summerseat
Chris Ford outlines the history of this passing station on the former East Lancashire Railway route north of Manchester.

 

 

 

 

Scale Drawings
The Lancashire & Yorkshire 'Dreadnought' 4-6-0s
This month we present one of the company's most imposing locomotive designs, drawn and described by the late Ian Beattie. 

RAILWAY MODELLER July 2022 Vol.73 No.861

RAILWAY OF THE MONTH
Lisworth Bay
Seasoned N gauge modeller John Spence describes his latest layout, a modular Southern Region branch terminus for exhibition and home use.

PLAN OF THE MONTH
Making a start in 1:120
Two layout plans utilising Peco's new range of TT:120 items - including a new take on the classic GWR branch line terminus of Ashburton.   

 

 

 

 

Scale Drawings
GWR 2251 class 0-6-0
C B Collett's versatile replacement for the 'Dean Goods' is drawn in 1:120 scale, while Toby Jennings researches the history of the class. 

RAILWAY MODELLER June 2022 Vol.73 No.860

RAILWAY OF THE MONTH
Princetown and Yelverton
Gordon Vickers began modelling the famous Dartmoor terminus of Princetown in OO gauge, but it grew into a representation of the whole branch line from Yelverton that filled his garage!

PLAN OF THE MONTH & SCALE DRAWINGS
Holyhead Breakwater railway
Ben Bucki suggests a compact preserved railway layout, imagining that one of BR's most obscure lines had survived to the present day.

 

 

 

 

PROJECT OF THE MONTH
On Her Majesty's service
Callum Willcox adapts a Hornby OO gauge model to represent LMS 4-6-2 No.6201 Princess Elizabeth when it hauled the Royal Train in 2012, as part of HM The Queen's Diamond Jubilee tour. 

RAILWAY MODELLER May 2022 Vol.73 No.859

RAILWAY OF THE MONTH
Porthdinllaen
3mm scale layouts are often modest in thier size and scope. Not so in the case of this extensive jpint GWR and LMS system in North Wales created by Mike Corp, which has a scenic section that is almost a scale half-mile in length! 

PLAN OF THE MONTH & SCALE DRAWINGS
Bovey
Toby Jennings suggests a track plan for this quintessential Great Western branchline station, with scale drawings of its surviving goods shed prepared by Steve Croucher and David Malton. 

 

 

 

 

PROJECT OF THE MONTH
Constructing a GWR footbridge in 7mm
Nigel Brown decides to construct a GWR footbridge from scratch using brass and nickel silver, together with a few bespoke additions sourced from outside suppliers.  

RAILWAY MODELLER April 2022 Vol.73 No.858


RAILWAY OF THE MONTH
Copper, Wort & Co Ltd
Peter Goss has downsized slightly for his latest OO gauge project, which depicts the brewing industry of Burton-on-Trent set in the Edwardian era. 

PLAN OF THE MONTH
Bristol Bath Road
Alistair Bolt rekindled memories of Bristol Temple Meads station with this OO scheme, which demonstrates how an expansive prototype can be recreated in a modest space.

 

 

 

 

SCALE DRAWINGS
Duns engine shed
Jim Hay presents drawings for this two-road steam locomotive shed situated on a former through station on the Berwickshire branch.

RAILWAY MODELLER March 2022 Vol.73 No.857

 

RAILWAY OF THE MONTH
St Andrews and Guard Bridge
Duncan Stewart describes the East Neuk Model Railway Club's latest project to recreate part of the signal-track line that once led to the Fife town of St Andrews - the world famous 'home of golf'.

PLAN OF THE MONTH
The Queensbury triangle
Dave Deakin presents this dramatic portrait of a forlorn mid-1950s industrial railway setting on the north east coast between the Tyne and Wear rivers. 

 

 

 

 

SCALE DRAWINGS
Ormiston station
Jim Hay examines the brief history of this small Scottish station, complete with accompanying 3mm scale drawings of the North British station structure. 

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RAILWAY MODELLER February 2022 Vol.73 No.856

 

RAILWAY OF THE MONTH
Brookwood
Trainspotting in and around Clapham Junction during the 1960s led Peter Chaston to create this extensive BR Southern Region system, housed in a purpose-built space above a garage.

PLAN OF THE MONTH
Highland lines that could have been
Railway routes that were proposed to serve the North West Highlands have long been a source of stimulus for layout builders. Mark Hornsey reviews a selection accompanied by a suitable layout plan by Steve Flint. 

 

 

 

 

SCALE DRAWINGS
Furness Railway Rail Motor Car No.1 and Trailer
This Cumbrian area passenger vehicle is described with drawing in 4mm by Stephen Phillips. 

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RAILWAY MODELLER January 2022 Vol.73 No.855

 

RAILWAY OF THE MONTH
Dunston
Simon Garner chose N and a 1980s theme for his first layout project. Here he shares the construction details of this late British Rail era model.

PLAN OF THE MONTH
Northern grit
Neil Rushby returned to the York of his childhood for this new layout project. Here he explains how the track design developed through a process of trail and testing. 

 

 

 

 

SCALE DRAWINGS
Princetown station stables
John Treays presents a set of 4mm scale drawings for this still extant Great Western Railway stable building situated high on Dartmoor.

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RAILWAY MODELLER December 2021 Vol.72 No.854

 

RAILWAY OF THE MONTH
Downborough
Newcomer to the hobby Ian Smith had ambitious plans. Here he describes the ongoing development of this impressive Western Region OO gauge DCC layout. 

PLAN OF THE MONTH
The Willoughby Arms
Paul Bason constructed a stone-built pub with an unusual railway heritage for his 4mm EM gauge layout using plastic sheet.

 

 

 

 

SCALE DRAWINGS
NER 10T 'birdcage' brake van
The North Eastern Railway's V1/1 10T 'birdcage' brake van is described by Steve Flint with drawings prepared by Steve Croucher in 4mm and 7mm scales.

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RAILWAY MODELLER November 2021 Vol.72 No.853

 

RAILWAY OF THE MONTH
Boot c.1880
Peter Kazer took this former 3' narrow gauge line in Cumberland and modelled it to a scale of 1/4" to 1'. As a result, almost everything that can be seen on the layout has been scratch-built! 

PLAN OF THE MONTH
Shades of King's Cross 
Darrin Banks created this intensive N gauge mainline terminus layout after reading a letter in Railway Modeller. Here he explains the overall concept and operation. 

 

 

 

 

SCALE DRAWINGS
Highley Signal Box
Craig Tiley describes this often-modelled signal box that is preserved on the Severn Valley Railway, accompanied by 4mm scale drawing by David Malton. 

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RAILWAY MODELLER October 2021 Vol.72 No.852

 

RAILWAY OF THE MONTH
The Railways of South Gloucestershire
Tony Ditchfield reveals the full extant of his decade long endeavours to recapture the railway scene of his youth in miniature with this garage-based layout in OO. 

PLAN OF THE MONTH
Brickmaker's Lane
Dave Cooper describes the concept for his current N gauge project, a complex  gauge London-based layout set amongst the busy lines south of the river.

 

 


 

SCALE DRAWINGS
The Hawksworth '1500' 0-6-0PT
With the release of OO gauge R-T-R models for these Western Region locomotives on the horizon, we present 4mm scale drawings and accompanying prototype notes produced by the late Ian Beattie.

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RAILWAY MODELLER September 2021 Vol.72 No.851

 

RAILWAY OF THE MONTH
Steam in the Garden
Robert Ogden present his 7mm scale depiction of this former terminus on the Anglesey Central Railway, which has a variety of rolling stock allowing the operation to be switched between three different time periods. 

PLAN OF THE MONTH
The Ashover Light Railway 
Steve Croucher serves up an idea for a slice of rural Derbyshire in OO9 gauge - designed to reside in a spare bedroom - which blends scenic richness and industrial clutter with plenty of operational interest. 

 

 


 

SCALE DRAWINGS
The Fowler 4F 0-6-0s
To complement John Cockcroft's build of one of these locomotives, we present these scale drawings for the class that were produced by the late Ian Beattie.

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RAILWAY MODELLER August 2021 Vol.72 No.850

RAILWAY OF THE MONTH
Steam in the Garden
Stephen Gliddon describes this inspiring 16mm live steam narrow gauge line that he has built with his father Robert Gliddon which includes some thrilling gradients!

PLAN OF THE MONTH
Newton Poppleford and East Budleigh
Senior Editor Steve Flint presents a very straightforward layout suggestion based around a former Southern Railway branch line in Devon.


SCALE DRAWINGS
Alston station building
We featured Peter Brown's N Gauge Alston in our April issue. Here we present scale drawings for the main station building, reproduced to 2mm scale.

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RAILWAY MODELLER July 2021 Vol.72 No.849

RAILWAY OF THE MONTH
Fence House
Bob Jones discusses this outstanding 2mm Fine Scale layout which portrays a former wayside station on the Leamside route in County Durham.

PLAN OF THE MONTH
Wandsworth Wharf
Giles Barnabe took the concept of the Surrey Iron Railway and with a little selective compression came up with a very practical industrial layout idea.


SCALE DRAWINGS
Duns signal Box
Jim Hay provides scale drawings for this former North British Railway station structure in Berwickshire.

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RAILWAY MODELLER June 2021 Vol.72 No.848

RAILWAY OF THE MONTH

Llanfair revisited
Simon Atkins presents the scenic extension to his ex-Cambrian Railway coastal line in 4mm.

PLAN OF THE MONTH
Heavy Metal!
Chris Ford looks at the possibilities for a room-sized plan representing the double 9F heavyweight action on the Tyne Dock to Consett iron ore trains.


SCALE DRAWINGS
A station canopy for Alston
IPeter Brown described his N gauge model of Alston in the April issue. This month he details how the delicate platform canopy structure was built.

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RAILWAY MODELLER May 2021 Vol.72 No.847

RAILWAY OF THE MONTH

Norwich Central
Peter Thompson took his collection of Great Eastern locomotives and stock and created a stunning two-level historical might-have-been Norwich station set firmly in the pre-Grouping era.

PLAN OF THE MONTH
Wath Road Jct to Cudworth
Paul Marshall presents this adaptable loft-style layout plan which recreates part of the Sheffield to Leeds line in the much missed BR blue period of the 1970s.


SCALE DRAWINGS
A passing in Glen Falloch
Ian Futers considers this once proposed West Highland crossing point between Ardlui and Crianlarich.

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RAILWAY MODELLER April 2021 Vol.72 No.846

RAILWAY OF THE MONTH

Alston
Peter Brown employed various computer-based methods to create this atmospheric N gauge model, which is based on a former Cumbrian terminus.

PLAN OF THE MONTH
The Hebridean Light Railway
Mark Hornsey examines the dual-period possibilities of modelling the proposed, but never built narrow gauge line on the Isle of Skye.


SCALE DRAWINGS
Gresley LNER Class A4 4-6-2s
These one-time racehorses of the East Coast Main Line, designed by Sir Nigel Gresley and constructed at Doncaster, are described by William Ascough with 4mm scale drawings from the archive of the late Ian Beattie.



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Your Guide to Modelling Dutch Railways

Brought to you by the experts at Continental Modeller magazine, this new publication is packed with inspiring layouts and informative articles about modelling the wide variety of railways found in the Netherlands.

RAILWAY MODELLER March 2021 Vol.72 No.845

RAILWAY OF THE MONTH

Sandy
Michael Bourke has recreated the 1938 timetable of this busy former Great Northern Railway station in Bedfordshire.

PLAN OF THE MONTH
Lairg
Paul Tollett discusses the layout possibilities based around this busy through station on the Highland Line.


SCALE DRAWINGS
G&SWR Class 45 0-6-2T
John Treays describes this widespread, but small class of Glasgow & South Western Railway passenger tank 0-6-2Ts which lasted to the end of LMS days.



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RAILWAY MODELLER February 2021 Vol.72 No.844

RAILWAY OF THE MONTH

Kingsferry
Allan Howles presents his stunning 4mm scale Great Western layout, inspired by the the station at Kingsbridge, with some clever use of commercial items.

PLAN OF THE MONTH
LNER Fish van conversion
This ‘cut-and-shut’ exercise has been carried out on a 7mm scale Parkside kit by Chris Gwilliam to produce a 1937 10' wheelbase van to pair up with the 12' WB version he built previously.

SCALE DRAWINGS
British Railways 9F 2-10-0
Chris Ford briefly outlines the development of these Riddles ten-coupled workhorses – the subject of a new model announced by Hornby for 2021 – accompanied by 4mm scale drawings by the late Ian Beattie.


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RAILWAY MODELLER December 2020 Vol.71 No.842

RAILWAY OF THE MONTH

Glaisden
Ian Worthington chose the ex-Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway's main line route through the Calder Valley for this EM Gauge 1960s study of British Railways.

PLAN OF THE MONTH
Falmouth Fortified
A much imagineered layout scheme reflecting the post steam years of this one time grand Great Western branch line. Steve Flint takes us into its realm, which although sized for 4mm scale, can be readily adapted for use in other scales and gauges.

SCALE DRAWINGS
Sweet Caroline - making history in miniature
With scale drawings reproduced from Revolution trains' CAD originals, Ben Ando continues the story of how the firm is creating OO and N gauge ready-to-run model of this much loved Network Rail Inspection Saloon.


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RAILWAY MODELLER August 2020 Vol.71 No.838

RAILWAY OF THE MONTH

The Tumbledown & Dingledale Light Railway
Mick Walker takes us on a grand tour of his extensive 16mm scale garden railway, constructional aspects of which were featured in our June and July issues.

PLAN OF THE MONTH
Ormskirk
Steve Flint proposes a shelf-type scheme for OO, which is inspired by this Lancashire town’s station and set in recent times; it is served by DMUs and EMUs.

SCALE DRAWINGS
LB&SCR Pacific and Baltic tanks
AThese elegant tank locomotives that were built for the London Brighton & South Coast Railway are described by W G Ascough, with accompanying drawings of the Pacific J Class from the Ian Beattie archive.


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