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Edited by Karl Crowther

MRJ Issue 255
  • Small Suppliers Forum


    Modelu 3D releases locomotive and rolling stock lamps in 2mm, 3mm and 7mm; London Road Models releases five etched brass kits 1878-1885 built, 32ft six-wheel coaches as well as in 4mm a lost-wax cast brass LNWR water column, a LNWR hand cart, a LNWR station trolley, and a LNWR fog hut; The Historical Model Railway Society (HMRS) publishes Constructing 5in Gauge Wagons by Doug Hewson

    Tags: Small Suppliers Forum

  • The Mill

    Jason Thomas, Chris Rogers



    2015 saw the 60th anniversary of the EM Gauge Society. To celebrate the milestone the '2015 Challenge' was launched. The requirement was to construct a layout with an overall length of 60inches and a width of 18.2inches. A total of six shortlisted layouts were exhibited at Expo EM North, 2015. All were worthy efforts but the overall winner was 'The Mill' by Jason Thomas and Chris Rogers both members of the Shipley Model Railway Society. Here, Jason describes how the layout came into existence

    Tags: competitions, industrial, layouts

  • Morfa Bank Sidings

    Hywel Thomas



    Way back in 2008, Hywel Thomas's Morfa Bank Sidings made its debut in MRJ 186. An awful lot has happened in the intervening period and we're delighted to report the layout is still under development and that Hywel has put together this update on where things are at present

    Tags: BR / British Railways / British Rail, diesel locomotives, goods / freight, layouts

  • Edge Hill Shed

    Paul Segar



    Brief notes and photographs on Paul Segar's Edge Hill Shed layout

    Tags: BR / British Railways / British Rail, layouts

  • Low Slung from Swindon

    Adam Chapman



    In MRJ 246 Adam Chapman described how he married one of Justin Newitt's Rumney Models etched chassis with a suitable kit from the Parkside range. Here, Adam goes one step further with a complete scratch build of a distinctive wagon type

    Tags: BR / British Railways / British Rail, scratchbuilding, wagons

  • Dewsbury Town

    Bob Essery



    Bob Essery describes Dewsbury Town, the third and final component of the Deswbury ScaleSeven project

    Tags: layouts, MR / Midland Railway

  • The Coal Drops for Hebble Vale Goods

    Karl Crowther



    Karl Crowther completes the coal drops on his 4mm scale Hebbe Vale Goods layout

    Tags: coal yards, lineside details, scenery, scratchbuilding

  • A Mixed Bunch

    Pete Jary



    Peter Jary's latest 7mm scale project is a train of banana vans and here he guides us though a few interesting conversions to produce some LMS-based variants, one from the LNER and two BR Standard designs

    Tags: BR / British Railways / British Rail, LMS / London Midland & Scottish Railway, LNER / London & North Eastern Railway, RTR / kit conversions, vans