CM DECEMBER 2019 Vol 41 No 12
RAILWAY OF THE MONTH
At the top of an incline from valley to plateau: the Rudolstadt model railway club in Thüringia model an unusual and distinctive local prototype in HO.
PLAN OF THE MONTH
A First World War scene modelled in OO9: Richard Pike built a diorama to fit in a suitable box.
Alessandro Rusin recreated in 1:35 an evocative scene from the construction of the rack-fitted Rittnerbahn with a loco loaned from Trieste – Opicina tramway.
BOOK and VIDEO REVIEWS
INSIDE THIS ISSUE
Graham Lightfoot found an unusual electrified branch in east Germany now operated as a heritage line.
Gistel station, 1942
Marc Desaever modelled in HO a local Belgian station located on line 62 between Ostend and Armentières in an unusual and challenging period.
Great Model Railway Challenge – 1
Luctor et Emergo – Zeeland in the floods of 1953: Wim Harthoorn describes the 3 Millers entry for The Great Model Railway Challenge television programme.
Great Model Railway Challenge – 2
Graham Nicholas relates how a team from Grantham built a layout for The Great Model Railway Challenge , inspired by Swiss scenery.
Denver & Rio Grande Western Rotary OM
A serious piece of snow-clearing kit: Bill Longley-Cook prepares for winter by adapting a commercial product into a closer representation of the prototype.
The Vouga Line
The article on the metre gauge Val do Vouga line in Portugal as it is today in our September issue prompted Peter Dale to recall visits in 1973 and 1989.
The headline review item this month is the new Liliput N gauge model of the Meiningen type C fireless 0-6-0.
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