RAILWAY MODELLER JANUARY 2020 Vol.71 No.831
A Ratio Yard office for 4mm scale
Enjoy building your free cover-mounted kit – follow Craig Tiley's guide on pages 68 & 69 of this issue.
Tony Wright and his band of like-minded enthusiasts have undertaken this meticulous OO gauge recreation of this wayside station on the East Coast Main Line.
PLAN OF THE MONTH
Modelling Barnsley's railways – 2
Alan Whitehouse continues his South Yorkshire suggestions with a goods yard on a singled secondary route that sees heavy freight workings.
Ales through the Dales
Ian Nuttall considers how grain traffic was carried during the period in which his OO gauge project Dentdale is set, with drawings of an LNER Dia 51 example, and a scratchbuilt LMS Dia 1689 model, rivets and all.
INSIDE THIS ISSUE
Moving on from the train set
Sound advice for that all-important step along the road from the introductory package, in the concluding part of a trilogy from Chris Ford on a project layout in OO.
Archie Brown of the Glasgow & West of Scotland MRC took the concept of a well-known wartime-set layout for his own ‘watching the trains go by’ layout in OO.
New product reviews
The lead review item this month is the Ransomes & Rapier 45T working breakdown crane in OO from Bachmann.
A compact goods yard scene with a spider’s web of trackwork, modelled in EM by Dick Yeo and imagined to be set in East London in steam days.
In the news
Catch up with all the news, presentations and product updates (such as the Rails of Sheffield NER Autocar seen here) in the expanded news section this month!.
The Great Model Railway Challenge
Nik Wilson, of the series-winning Railmen of Kent team on The Great Model Railway Challenge 2019, shows how traditional skills are still relevant today.
FREE KIT - How to Build Your FREE Ratio Yard Office Kit
Craig Tiley shows you how to build and detail your FREE Ratio Yard Office Kit, included in this issue.
Callum Willcox joins the Railway Modeller team
Meet the newest member of the Railway Modeller team
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