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Edited by Tim Shackleton

MRJ Issue 158
  • Three Mills

    Jas Millham


    3mm/3mm FS

    A layout by Jas Milham has a character all of its own. Here he describes his latest creation in 3mm finescale.

    Tags: BR / British Railways / British Rail, layouts

  • Small Suppliers Forum


    Classic Commercials Muir Hill dumper kit in 7mm, C-Rail Intermodal transfers for ISO 20ft and 40ft containers in 7mm, Mainly Trains etched loco, tender and wagon parts in 4mm, JLB Miniatures Grip 'n' Fix, Cambridge Custom Transfers dogfish ballast hopper tansfers in 2mm, 3mm, 3.5mm, 4mm and 7mm, Comet Models colour light signals etched detailing pack in 4mm, Brassmasters detailing kit for Bachmann RTR 'Jinty' in 4mm

    Tags: Small Suppliers Forum

  • On Reflection

    Philip Harvey



    Philip Harvey shows how you can use mirrors to increase the visual impact of a layout.

    Tags: layouts, scenery

  • Scratchbuilt signalbox in brass and styrene sheet

    Tony Sissons



    Tony Sissons has adopted some unconventional methods for the buildings on his P4 layout, Charlotte Road.

    Tags: buildings, scratchbuilding, signal boxes

  • The Anatomy of Etched Loco Kits in 2mm Scale

    Bob Jones



    Clever things are happening that belie the small size of locomotives in this scale. Bob Jones outlines the latest thinking and current best practice.

    Tags: etched brass, kits, locomotives

  • Small Suppliers Plus



    DJH A4 kit in 7mm

    Tags: kits, LNER / London & North Eastern Railway, locomotives, product reviews

  • The perfect start to the perfect finish


    How to get a smooth, blemish-free finish on a model? Is it type of paint or the make of airbrush? Or does it come from experience anc common sense? We asked top professional Steve Barnfield to tell us how he does it.

    Tags: interviews, paints / painting

  • Real Atmosphere


    Thompson O4/8 2-8-0 at Nottingham Victoria in the 1960s

    Tags: Real Atmosphere