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Edited by Martyn Welch

MRJ Issue 122
  • Small Suppliers Forum


    Agenoria Models - 7mm narrow gauge (16.5 or 14mm) Penrhyn quarry Manning Wardle 0-4-0ST locomotive kit. Comet Models - 1928 Gresley triplet dining set coaches and LNER turnbuckle truss etchings in 4mm. Alan Gibson - lost-wax brass cast standard two-shackle and SR-style three-shackle screw couplings, loco driving wheels, and cast LSWR cruciform signal finials in 4mm. Conoisseur Models - 4mm and 7mm catalogues. Red Dog - catalogue.

    Tags: Small Suppliers Forum

  • Tidmeric Minerals Company

    Brandon Evans



    7mm:1ft 14mm narrow gauge freelance industrial (quarry) layout

    Tags: industrial, layouts, narrow gauge

  • A Sauce for Semaphores - Part 2: A Cook Book

    J Douglas Smith


    Continuing the culinary theme of Part 1 in MRJ No.111, J. Douglas Smith gives some 'recipes' for improved Signal Actuating Units, controlled electronically.

    Tags: operation, signals / signalling

  • Rail Profiles for the modeller

    Richard Jones


    Table of the principal dimensions for different weights of rail for both flat-bottom, bridge and bullhead rail with the 4mm and 7mm scale equivalents

    Tags: prototype, track / trackwork / PW / Permanent Way

  • Storage from Scandinavia

    Peter Kirmond


    Peter Kirmond finds a neat solution to an age-old problem.

    Ikea plywood drawer unit for storage.

    Tags: storage

  • Tyne Dock Consolidation

    Eddie Ford



    When we saw these splendid pictures of Eddie Ford's work, we asked him for more information, and hopefully we shall feature further examples in the not too distant future.

    Scratchbuilt Thompson Class O1 2-8-0 locomotive in 4mm/P4

    Tags: scratchbuilding, steam locomotives

  • Hawksworth Parcels

    David Lane



    David Lane tries his hand at a distinctive GWR coach using a popular kit as its basis.

    Comet Models Hawksworth full brake dia K45/K46 in 4mm/P4

    Tags: coaches, kits

  • Return to Kendall

    David Jenkinson



    In the first of occasional return visits, David Jenkinson brings us a little more up to date with his ongoing 7mm project.

    Tags: layouts, LMS / London Midland & Scottish Railway

  • Whistle Stop

    Tim Shackleton


    Tim Shackleton decodes the BR standard whistle-code system

    Tags: BR / British Railways / British Rail, prototype, sound

  • MRJ Workshop: Wantage Tramway No. 5 - Part 9

    Laurie Griffin



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

    Tags: scratchbuilding, steam locomotives

  • LNWR 4-plank - Diagram 84

    John Hayes



    John Hayes builds a LNWR 4-plank open wagon from a David Geen kit in 4mm.

    Tags: kits, LNWR / London & North Western Railway, wagons