RM AUGUST 2019 ISSUE Vol.70 No.826
The Brockhampton & Umbridge Railway
Peter Butler built this outdoor railway in SM-32, taking the premise of a revived Welsh slate system, reborn as a preservation scheme, as its inspiration.
PLAN OF THE MONTH
With the imminent arrival of the diminutive new Ruston & Hornsby 48DS in OO gauge from Hornby, Neil Rushby presents a layout suggestion tailor-made for it: an imaginary Scottish island, with distillery, connected via a train ferry to the outside world.
Ruston & Hornsby 48DS
Tim Rayner provides some background on the class intended for the Whisky Galore plan; scale drawings by Bob Phelps are reproduced to 7mm scale.
INSIDE THIS ISSUE
Project of the Month
Building Lincoln Central – Howard Leader introduces his mammoth project to recreate the former Great Northern station in OO gauge by showing off the structures completed so far.
In a different take on the Great Western branch terminus theme, Dave Stone wound the clock back to the pre-Grouping era with this exquisite O gauge layout, complete with private siding.
The lead review items this month is the exquisite museum-quality South Eastern & Chatham D Class 4-4-0 from Lee Marsh Model Co in O gauge.
David Greenwood was prompted to model this West Highland scene – set in the 1970s and 1980s – by plans of the original station building at Fort William.
In the news
Hornby invites modellers to a special open weekend on 17 & 18 August – to mark the completion of refurbishment of its visitor centre.
Charles Stevens explains how this 4mm scale model of the famous Midland Railway triangular station came to be constructed, and what became of it.
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