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Edited by Martin Nield

MRJ Issue 198
  • Small Suppliers Forum


    52F MODELS - NER class 290/LNER class J77 0-6-0T and NER T3/LNER Q7 0-8-0 Easy-Rider chassis. BRATCHELL MODELS - 4mm scale modern DMU and EMU models. IMPOSSIBLE CREATIONS - bespoke service turning dimensional sketches into ABS plastic mouldings. MODELMATES - ink-based weathering sprays. SCALEFOUR SOCIETY - P4 gravity back-to-back gauge. WORSLEY WORKS - 'Scratch Aid' kit of NER 1903 Petrol Electric railcar. HOBBY HOLIDAYS - 2010 weekend workshop programme. MISSENDEN ABBEY - first Railway Modellers Summer School.

    Tags: Small Suppliers Forum

  • Blackberry Lane Shed

    Simon Fountain


    7mm/7mm FS

    Simon Fountain describes his 7mm model of an L&NWR engine shed.

    Fictional model based on various prototype locations. Article charts the authors progress from early P4 days through a move into 7mm scale and the evolution and development of the current layout.

    Tags: engine sheds / motive power depots / MPDs, layouts, LNWR / London & North Western Railway

  • Lowburn Park

    John Thompson



    Authentic operation is a key feature of John Thompson's P4 Pre-Grouping NER layout Lowburn Park. Here he describes the layout and, in a series of detailed captions, a typical operating sequence.

    Tags: layouts, NER / North Eastern Railway, operation, pre-grouping

  • The Queen Vic

    Bob Jones


    2mm/2mm FS

    Bob Jones relates the construction of Victoria Viaduct in 2mm finescale, which he describes as 'part of a very ambitious, and definitely my last model railway layout... ever.'

    Tags: bridges, scratchbuilding

  • Eccleston - the first 28 years

    Martin Nield



    Martin Nield is making slow progress with his Pre-Grouping L&YR layout in Scalefour. Here he describes recent developments.

    Tags: L&Y / L&YR / Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway, layouts

  • Real Atmosphere


    LMS Ivatt 2-6-2T No.41232 with a passenger train at St. Asaph on the former L&NWR branch line from Rhyll to Denbigh and Corwen.

    Tags: prototype, Real Atmosphere

  • BR Ford Thames Parcels Van

    Geoff Kent



    Geoff Kent builds a brand new 4mm scale kit from Road Transport Images.

    Tags: kits, product reviews, road vehicles