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Edited by Tim Shackleton
Small Suppliers Forum
DJH Model Loco - 7mm RTR A1 Pacific. Classic Commercials - 1:43 scale AEC Mammoth Major lorry kit. Cambridge Custom Transfers - lettering for BR (ex-SR) Diagram 1771 Tunny and 1773 Ling sleeper/ballast wagons & BR Diagram 1/570 Lamprey wagons in 2mm-7mm scales. Shawplan - new owner and forthcoming products including Lima Deltic upgrade kit. Missenden Abbey Railway Modelling Weekends.
Finally hitting the exhibition circuit in 2008 after being 17 years in the building, this 1:50 scale Résau Breton Layout has stopped people in their tracks at every show it's attended. Gordon Gravett sips on a glass of Pinot gris and reflects on the travails of its construction.
French meter gauge railway.
The Groves and Rydes Vale
Bert Groves died earlier this year. Nigel Cliffe assesses the contribution of a pioneering father-and-son team whose 50-year legacy continues to underpin 2mm finescale modelling.
Combining the Old with the New
Tom Mallard splices together two Martin Finney kits to create a P4 model of the much-loved Dukedog.
32xx Dukedog class built using a Duke and Bulldog kit.
View of 'Midland Sidings' 4mm/P4 layout by the Westinghouse Model Railway Club.
Complete with full overhead catenary, Alan Whitehouse's 2mm finescale portrait of the 1500v DC Wath branch makes imaginative use of 'all that two-pie-arr stuff from school'.
Merry-go-round hopper trains hauled and banked by pairs of class 76 locomotives.