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Ever since its launch in 1983, Continental Modeller has been providing information and inspiration for modellers interested in modelling overseas railways. Like its sister title, Railway Modeller, all scales and gauges are covered with topics of interest to both ready-to-run enthusiasts and kit- and scratchbuilders alike. If European, American, Australian, Asian and African railways are to your liking, Continental Modeller is for you.
- RAILWAY OF THE MONTH
- PLAN OF THE MONTH
- PROTOTYPE SURVEYS
- IN-DEPTH MODELLING FEATURES
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- BOOK REVIEWS
- DVD REVIEWS
- NEWS AND EXHIBITION DIARY
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CM OCTOBER 2021 Vol 43 No 10
RAILWAY OF THE MONTH
Anthony Quinlan describes his American N layout, set on the Columbia River in the pacific north-west - a superb setting for watching long trains roll by.
PLAN OF THE MONTH
Maurice Hopper developed an ingenious circular design using lightweight and easily portable baseboards for his second essay in modelling German railways in N.
BOOK and VIDEO REVIEWS
INSIDE THIS ISSUE
GOLLWALD - 2
A narrow gauge terminus in Austria modelled in HOe: Peter Hoffmann has created a fictitious but plausible line with careful consideration of the historical background, geographical setting, and operating requirements.
Anony Quinlan describes his American N layout, set on the Columbia River in the Pacific north-west - a superb setting for watching long trains roll by.
Maurice Hopper developed an ingenious circular design using lightweight and easily portable baseboards for his second essay in modelling German railway in N.
RUE DES CAVES
French industrial scenes along Wine Cellar Road - Frédéric Mouget reports how hios HO dioramas have been expanded and developed to make an even more satisfying layout.
A prestige passenger train for the C&CSRR: Bill Longley-Cook describes the latest additions to the rolling stock on his US On30 garden railroad.
C50 NARROW GAUGE DIESEL
Prompted by an article in CM (February 2021), Andrew Knights scratchbuilt a Hungarian prototype in O around an old motor bogie - and 'exported' it to the US!
Les Fordham discovered an unexpected benefit of Digital Command Control - the same equipment could quite readily be used on several different layouts, no matter what the scale, gauge, or subject matter.
One of the many models reviewed in this month's issue is the Minitrix DB BR141 in N
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WHO’S WHO AT PECO PUBLICATIONS
The editorial team is located at PECO Headquarters in Beer, Seaton, Devon.
Andrew Burnham took over the editorship of Continental Modeller in 1989 following the untimely death of the first editor David Lloyd. Andrew has a special interest in German and Australian railway and is very knowledgeable on all matters associated with narrow gauge railways, both British and Overseas. When not working on anything to do with railways, he takes some time out to play bass guitar in a rock band.
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Steve has been active in the model railway hobby for almost 50 years, and began writing and taking photographs for the model press in the 1980s. He pursued a freelance career in photography and publishing before joining PECO Publications in 2002 and took over as Railway Modeller editor in 2008 following the retirement of John Brewer. Born in Scarborough, North Yorkshire, his personal interests include Scottish and northern railway subjects, and when not working, he enjoys hill walking and countryside pursuits.
Born in Teddington, Middlesex in 1965, Tim's railway influences were cast on trips to his grandparents’ home on the River Fowey in Cornwall – Westerns and other blue diesels. After college in the 1980s, a chance encounter with a copy of Railway Modeller led to his appointment as Assistant Editor of RM and CM in October 1988. Promoted to Production Editor in 2008 on the arrival of Steve Flint at the helm that summer, he's still enjoying the challenges the magazines throw at him every month!
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Born in Swindon in 1983, Craig developed an interest in railways (both real and model) from a very young age. He pursued an education in art and design, graduating in 2005 with a degree in Illustration. After working for the next few years as a freelance artist/photographer, which included frequent photographic assignments for the model railway press (including Railway Modeller), Craig took the opportunity to join the PECO Publications team full-time in July 2011.
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John joined the Peco family when Sheila King (no relation) retired after 45 years in charge! After more than 20 years in retail & production management, John joined Peco Publications in 2000. While the editorial team concentrate on producing excellent modelling articles, features, news, reviews and constructional content, John and his team of Sue & Nicole look after all administration, advertising, promotions, planning and distribution ensuring that our publications reach the readers on time!
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