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Edited by Bob Barlow & Gerry Beale

MRJ Issue 31
  • Ashburton

    Chris Lamacraft



    Chris Lamacraft's EM layout is a first exercise in finescale railway modelling. indeed it's a first exercise in any kind of railway modelling, so it involved a great deal of learning, experimentation and what Chris calls "simple logic". This is a heart-warming and encouraging tale of a finescale first effort

    Tags: GWR / Great Western Railway, layouts

  • Easingwold Railway No.2

    Don Townsley


    Drawings and notes of a Hudswell Clarke 0-6-0ST

    Tags: drawings / plans

  • Model Railway Operation - Part 2

    Frank Dyer


    Planning layout traffic

    Tags: operation

  • The Lineside Coaster

    Brian Self



    Interest in the rich variety of railway possibilities offered by ports and harbours....... is on the rise. But this throws up new and demanding problems, ... like realising that most sea-going ships are BIG! In 7mm they are VERY big! Brian Self discovered this when he set out to upgrade a model boat kit into a finescale coaster which ended up a yard long.

    Tags: boats / ships

  • Building 'Russell'

    Peter Booth


    , A virtual newcomer to scratchbuilding, Peter Booth has built a Welsh Highland 'Russell' to the unusual scale of 8mm / 1ft. This is a magnificent testimonial to what can be achieved with inspiration and correct information.

    Tags: narrow gauge, scratchbuilding, steam locomotives, WHR / Welsh Highland Railway

  • Small Suppliers Forum


    Dapol; re-introduction of 'Airfix kits. HR Models; court case against. Caley Coaches; new kits for 'Grampian' stock. The Engine Shed; Merco and Biltezee products.Peter Thatcher; Stainless steel etchings of numbers, nameplates and train name insignia for LNER express stock.

    Tags: Small Suppliers Forum

  • Improving Slaters P.O. Wagon

    Chris Crofts


    Chris Crofts goes 7mm for 'Inkerman Street'.

    Tags: detailing, private owner, RTR / kit conversions, wagons