RM JUNE 2019 ISSUE Vol.70 No.824
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On the Rails 2019
Our indispensible 32-page guide to railway attractions in the UK and Ireland, complete with money-off vouchers, is bagged with the June isue of RM.
RAILWAY OF THE MONTH
An extensive digitally-controlled OO gauge exhibition layout, built by members of the Alnwick Model Railway Club and described by Jim Kirtley.
PLAN OF THE MONTH
Kaybee St Sarahs
Kevin Lawrence packed a lot of operation into a small space with this OO gauge depiction of a 1980s/1990s TMD and high level passenger station.
Culham station – 175 not out!
A Brunel-designed ‘tudor gothic’ structure, which celebrates a significant milestone in 2019. The ticket office building is drawn by Steve Croucher in 2mm scale.
INSIDE THIS ISSUE
Project of the Month
Paul Smith combined the recently-retooled Hornby LNER 4-6-0 with spares to create a ‘footballer’ worthy of the top division in 4mm scale.
Alan Blackburn and Norman Cook imagined a North Eastern Railway branch to the Northumberland coast, serving fisheries and ferries to the Farne Islands, and modelled its terminus in OO gauge.
The lead review items this month is the Manning Wardle K Class 0-6-0ST in O from Minerva Model Railways.
Six decades have passed since the Midland & Great Northern Joint was wiped off the railway map, but its spirit lives on in David O’Rourke’s OO impression.
In the news
Ian Nuttall, winner of the 2018 Railway Modeller Cup, received his award at the York Model Railway Show over the Easter weekend from editor Steve Flint (right).
The Great Model Railway Challenge
A matter of perspective – Missenden Modellers team member Andrew Hicks, from Series 1 of The Great Model Railway Challenge, demonstrates how forced perspective was used on the team’s OO entry, Ealing Road.
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