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Edited by Martyn Welch

MRJ Issue 118
  • Small Suppliers Forum


    POWSIDES Gloucester 1-plank PO wagon and L&Y dia D31 6-wheel rail wagon kits in 7mm, Meridian Models etched hinges in 7mm and 16mm, Alan Gibson 3mm axles for re-wheeling Bachmann RTR stock to EM or P4, Westinghouse Grouping and BR signal components fret in 4mm, an etched kit of Bath Green Park Station's roof together with various station nameboards, mileposts and gradient posts in 4mm and, based on the bridge spanning the Avon at the entrance to Bath Green Park station, a 304mm long bridge kit in 4mm, Classic Commercials BR transfers for most of the 7mm road vehicle range

    Tags: Small Suppliers Forum

  • Retford in 4mm

    Roy Jackson



    Roy Jackson describes his dream layout

    Tags: layouts

  • MRJ Workshop: Wantage Tramway No. 5 - Part 5

    Laurie Griffin



    Laurie Griffin continues construction of the Wantage Tramway loco 'Jane' in 7mm

    Tags: scratchbuilding, steam locomotives

  • A polarity paradox revisited

    Martyn Welch


    Peter Squibb's amended drawing omitted from the corresponding article in MRJ No. 117

    Tags: electrics / electronics, track / trackwork / PW / Permanent Way

  • Flushed With Success

    Ian Pember, Mike Clark



    The new Bachmann Mk I coaches are superb, their flush-glazing finally outclassing the much lamented Kitmasters of the 1960s. We have waited a long time for plastic mouldings like this and these RTR models don't require much work for use on P4. Here Ian Pember leads with a simple conversion, whilst, using a series of sketches, Mike Clark details more ambitious improvements. WE present their separate accounts alongside one another to enable readers to select their own level of details.

    Tags: coaches, detailing, RTR / ready-to-run

  • The Austerity Years

    Tim Shackleton


    Before Tim Shackleton reviews the Bachmann RTR model and its conversion options, here he details the history of the WD

    Tags: BR / British Railways / British Rail, prototype, steam locomotives