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Edited by Tim Shackleton

MRJ Issue 149
  • Small Suppliers Forum


    Eastfield Models scale drawings of historic Scottish prototypes in 4mm and 7mm, Hurst Models detailing kit for Lima class 156 and class 37/9 'Slugs' conversion kit in 4mm, N Brass Locomotives rolling rads in 4mm and 7mm, Comet Models 1960 Metropolitan-Cammell Pullman and GWR dia E149 coach kits in 4mm, Dave Bradwell sprung bogie units and Alan Gibson OO, EM and P4 wheels for Hornby RTR wooden-bodied Pullmans in 4mm, Genesis Kits and Cambrige Custom Transfers BR 'Birds Eye' container kit and transfers in 4mm, C-Rail transfers for Bachmann 20ft intermodal containers in 4mm with matching paints from Phoenix Precision, S Kits lineside junk in 4mm, Laurie Griffin cast GWR loco detailing parts in 7mm, Colin Craig etched handwheels and jig for Sealion/Seacow and Dogfish wagons, Judith Edge Kits NER 4-6-4 electric loco No. 13 lit in 4mm, Wizard Models/51L LNWR stock-proof fencing kit in 4mm, London Road Models L&Y Barton Wright 4-4-0 loco and matching tender kits in 4mm

    Tags: Small Suppliers Forum

  • Interlude at North Shields

    Chris Pendlenton



    Amid the timeless routines of mineral traffic and shipyard steel, Chris Pendlenton watches a Tyneside drama unfold.

    Tags: BR / British Railways / British Rail, layouts

  • Chaldron Wagons for Garrigill

    Bob Hetherington



    Bob Hetherington rings the changes with a rake of archaic coal wagons for his P4 layout.

    Tags: kits, NER / North Eastern Railway, wagons

  • Layout Design: Holkham Quay

    Barry Norman


    Tags: layout design

  • MV Alacrity

    Gordon Gravett



    Working almost entirely from scratch, Gordon Gravett creates a typical collier of the post-war period. Although building ship models is his job, both the subject and the scale employed provided major challenges.

    Tags: scratchbuilding, ships / boats / barges

  • 'Royal Engineer'

    Stephen Williams



    Stephen Williams builds the Brassmasters 'Rebuilt Scot'.

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

  • Turn of the Screw

    Mick Moore



    Mick Moore models an unusual load in 4mm scale

    Tags: detailing, GWR / Great Western Railway, wagons

  • MRJ Portfolio



    Black Five loco built from a DJH (ex-Model Loco) kit in 4mm/EM by Mick Moore and painted by Ian Rathbone

    Tags: BR / British Railways / British Rail, MRJ Portfolio, steam locomotives

  • That sun-bleached look

    Tim Shackleton


    Tim Shackleton explores ways of representing scuffed, fading paintwork on modern intermodal containers.

    Tags: wagons, weathering

  • London's Lost Riverscape

    Graham Overton



    At one time the Thames was lined with wharves and warehouses, many of them rail-served. Quay Street, a 7mm scale model by Graham Overton, presents a cameo if this long-vanished scene.

    Tags: GER / Great Eastern Railway, layouts

  • Small Suppliers Plus: Hymek and mighty...



    Heljan Beyer-Peacock Hymek diesel.

    Tags: diesel locomotives, product reviews, RTR / ready-to-run, Small Suppliers Forum

  • Real Atmosphere


    Views of Yarmouth's North Quay in the mid-1960s

    Tags: diesel locomotives, Real Atmosphere