10 results found for 'Frank Dyer'
Model Railway Operation
Issue 42 (1990)
Methods of operation at Borchester Market. A postscript to part 6.
Model Railway Operation - Part 1
Issue 30 (1989)
In response to the huge demand following his article in MRJ No.27, Frank Dyer tackles what he sees as the core issues of scale model railway operation.
Introduction and operating speeds.
Model Railway Operation - Part 2
Issue 31 (1989)
Planning layout traffic
Model Railway Operation - Part 3
Issue 32 (1989)
Passenger train formations
Model Railway Operation - Part 4
Issue 33 (1989)
Freight train formations
Model Railway Operation - Part 5
Issue 34 (1989)
Thoughts on layout design
Model Railway Operation - Part 6
Issue 35 (1989)
Methods of operation
Model Railway Operation - Part 7
Issue 36 (1990)
Signalling and interlocking and their effect on running
The Life and Lessons of the Borchesters
Issue 27 (1988)
When, in a recent editorial, we cited notable layouts of the past, the name of 'Borchester' loomed very large. What lessons were learned? Here Frank Dyre has the opportunity to tell you himself.
The Steelworks which forged Borchester
Compendium 2 (1994)
The writings of Frank Dyer, the creator of the famous 4mm 'Borchester' layouts and widely regarded as one of the most important modellers of our time, have made occasional intriguing references to his early work on a gigantic model steelworks. It wasn't until MRJ reader Mr. D. Johnston of Poole turned up some photographs of the model that we realised just how vast and impressive it must have been. It toured Britain for a mere few years after the last war, but gave Frank a uniquely valuable baptism of fire, as he recalls.