RM SEPTEMBER 2019 ISSUE Vol.70 No.827
The essence of the East Coast Main Line in the Peterborough area in the glory years, distilled to OO gauge by Graham Hobbs. This is the principal section of his layout, the other half of which appeared in last month’s issue.
PLAN OF THE MONTH
Toby Nanson decided to create a small-space OO gauge layout depicting a modern-day Locomotive Inspection Point, on which to run his DCC Sound fitted models.
A long-closed wayside station on the former Leeds Northern main line, drawn and described respectively by Jim Hay and Tim Rayner.
INSIDE THIS ISSUE
Project of the Month
Trees – pick your own! Terry Booker advocates modelling trees to suitable 4mm scale heights using Sedum, an easy-to-propagate and maintain natural material.
Liphook MRC member Graham Ashley relates the tale of how clubmates upscaled and adapted a classic 1970s L-shaped N gauge layout plan by Roy Link for OO gauge, and set in BR(S) steam days.
The lead review item this month is the brand new Class 37/4 in O gauge from Heljan.
Having been bitten by the O gauge bug, Steve Reynolds replaced the cellar-based circular OO gauge layout which was seen in the November 2015 issue of RM with a harbourside scene in 7mm.
In the news
Heljan updates its plans for the Great Western AEC diesel railcar in OO and O, and announces an all-new Class 47 for OO.
The Great Model Railway Challenge
How to create a 3D backdrop: Andrew Hicks, part of the Missenden Modellers team from series 1 of The Great Model Railway Challenge, explains how its effective backdrop was made by following techniques established by Paul Bambrick.
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