Issue 261 2018 « Previous issue | Next issue »
Edited by Gerry Beale
Small Suppliers Forum
New from Shawplan a number of 4mm scale parts - windscreen surrounds for North British class 21/22/29/41 diesels, bodyside grilles for class 44 44009/10, packs of radiator cantrail grilles, fan grille mesh, window rubbers and window frames for the Romanian class 56, laser glaze windows fir the 44/45/46 and the Hornby/Lima GWR railcar; Accurascale announce its first 4mm scale model of the 24.5ton coal hopper wagon which later received the TOPS code 'HUO'
Churston - A Fifty Year Project
Trevor Pott relates the remarkable story of his model of the GWR station of Churston in South Devon since its inception half a century ago
Photograph of BR 'Standard' 4MT in 7mm
Built by Tony Geary from a Modern Outline kit, painted and lined by Warren Haywood and weathered by Martyn Welch
Photograph and brief description of 4MT 2-6-4t No. 42315 built to P4 standards by Karl Crowther
Auto-Trailers on Kingstorre
Robert Dudley-Cooke describes the operation and modelling of auto-trailers on Kingstorre, his 4mm scale, EM gauge evocation of the GWR main line in South Devon in 1947
Anchor Mounted Tank Wagon Follow-up
Gerry Beale continues his examination of the Bachmann 4mm scale 14T anchor-mounted tank wagon
GWR Toad from Hornby
Gerry Beale examines the Hornby GWR 'Toad'
The Titfield Toad
Simon Castens relates the story of the construction of his gauge 1 model of the GWR goods brake van which played a prominent role in The Titfield Thunderbolt film
The Tralee and Dingle Railway in 4mm Scale
Roger Bird describes building a diorama based on Annascaul level crossing on the Tralee & Dingle Railway
Steffan Lewis 1960-2018
Steffan Lewis obituary
Improved Great Western Smokebox Doors in 4mm
Mark Humphrys describes how he captures the correct appearance of Swindon smokebox fronts, thus giving his models their distinctive 'face'