Issue 128 2001      « Previous issue  |  Next issue »

Edited by Martyn Welch

MRJ Issue 128
  • Small Suppliers Forum


    Comet Models D1948 Stanier Buffet Car in 4mm, Ian Rathbone contact information for unshaded LNER-style lettering/numbering, Great Western Study Group publication GWR Switch and Crossing Practice, Hurst Models etched TDM jumper cables for Classes 37, 47 and 87 and Class 37 nose-side grills in 2mm, 4m and 7mm, High Level Kits LoLoader gearboxes, James Paulger coreless micro-motors, Bachmann distribution of Design Preservation Models range of plastic building and structure kits in 3.5mm, Testors Aztec internal-mix airbrush available from Antics, Brassmasters replacement coupling rods and balance weights for Bachmann 08 diesel shunter in 4mm, Axminster Power Tool Centre combined guillotine, V Bender and sheet metal rolling machine, Connoisseur Models NBR Class B/LNER Class J37 loco kit in 7mm

    Tags: Small Suppliers Forum

  • The MRJ Interview: Barry Norman


    At his home deep in the shire counties, stretched out on a sofa in front of a snug coal fire, top railway photographer Barry Norman explains just how he takes those extraordinary images.

    Tags: interviews

  • Roye England's Modelling Notebooks - Part 4 Timberwork

    Stephen Williams, Roye England


    Timberwork features in a range of different uses within the buildings that Roye modelled for Pendon - both for basic structural work and also for surfacing. In these notes, a range of applications are illustrated, starting with some comments on the structural timbers in the magnificent model of the barn from Badbury Farm.

    Tags: buildings, scratchbuilding, techniques

  • Turnout Tiebars

    David Deere-Jones



    Modelling 7mm tiebars to combine good appearance with as near absolute reliability as possible.

    Tags: components, turnouts / points / pointwork / crossings

  • Recreating Prototype Trains

    Tony Wright


    Recreating prototype trains/train formations in model form

    Tags: prototype

  • The Nissen Hut

    Tim Shackleton



    Tim Shackleton builds the inexpensive Nissen Hut kit from Trackside Models in 4mm

    Tags: buildings, kits

  • Churston Goods

    Trevor Pott



    Trevor Pott continues describing his EM wagons and the operating procedures involved at Churston.

    Tags: GWR / Great Western Railway, layouts, operation, wagons

  • Workshop Practice - Tender Flares

    Laurie Griffin


    Not some obscure reference to hippy days, but Laurie Griffin's useful tips and preferred methods for fettling those awkward tender top shapes.

    Tags: scratchbuilding, steam locomotives, techniques

  • Real Atmosphere


    Two views of Cheddleton Mental Hospital Railway electric loco propelling coal wagons in 1954

    Tags: electric locomotives, private owner, Real Atmosphere, wagons

  • Hand Lettering

    Chris Wesson


    Following on from his well-received articles on the Finney 7mm Adams Radial, we persuaded Chris Wesson to tell s more about his lettering techniques.

    Tags: lining / lettering, techniques

  • Napier Street

    Nigel Bowyer



    A Glaswegian backwater in 7mm by Nigel Bowyer.

    Tags: BR / British Railways / British Rail, layouts