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Edited by Martyn Welch

MRJ Issue 120
  • Small Suppliers Forum


    Comet Models coach super detailing etch in 4mm, Agenoria Models Hudswell Clarke 0-4-0ST in 7mm and 'Alice' class Hunslet 0-4-0St in 7mmNG, POWSIDES Gloucester 1-plank PO wagon kit and L&Y dia D31 6-wheel rail wagon kit in 7mm

    Tags: Small Suppliers Forum

  • Somerset Farewell

    Jim Savage, Dave Gatland



    When the original article on Jim Savage's extensive 'Tonevale' appeared in MRJ No. 69, it made quite an impact. We are keen to feature subsequent developments as work on the huge layout progressed, but sadly Jim died in 1998. We are fortunate in being able to publish this follow-up article form Jim's own notes discovered by Dave Gatland, who also pays tribute to him.

    Tags: GWR / Great Western Railway, layouts

  • Loco Power

    Laurie Griffin



    Highly respected and experienced model builder Laurie Griffin takes a look at some of the motive power he employs in his 7mm scale models and offers his thoughts upon their use.

    Tags: drive systems, locomotives

  • Real Atmosphere


    Undated photograph goods yards with a grounded van body serving as a depot store, location not specified.

    Tags: goods yards, Real Atmosphere

  • Three SR Vans

    John Hayes



    John Hayes builds three variants (dias 1428, 1429, 1458) of the SR standard van using Ratio 4mm kits as the basis

    Tags: kits, SR / Southern Railway, vans

  • Multi-Point Drop Riveter

    Allan Sibley


    Allan Sibley builds a variation on the drop riveter described by John Hayes in MRJ No. 73

    Tags: tools

  • A Victorian Skeleton

    Steve Hall



    Steve Hall gets that glazed look over a delicate structure.

    Modelling the Halifax St. Paul's station canopy in derelict, 1950s condition, for Halifax Kings Cross

    Tags: buildings, scratchbuilding

  • MRJ Workshop: Wantage Tramway No. 5 - Part 7

    Laurie Griffin



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

    Tags: scratchbuilding, steam locomotives

  • Thoughts on six-wheel coaches

    George Mitcheson



    George Mitcheson scratchbuilds a Cleminson chassis

    Tags: chassis, coaches, scratchbuilding

  • Universal Cleminson Truck Chassis for Six-wheel Vehicles

    Simon de Souza



    Simon de Souza loks at the Brassmasters 4mm scale kit.

    Tags: chassis, coaches, kits, product reviews

  • Bulleid Into Submission

    Tim Shackleton



    If you are old enough to remember when finescale choice was sorely limited, this 4mm fibreglass kit might be considered retro-chic. But, on the other hand, it might be better off left in the past. Tim Shackleton gets back to absolute basics.

    Q kits of Leeds Bulleid diesel kit

    Tags: BR / British Railways / British Rail, diesel locomotives, kits