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Edited by Bob Barlow

MRJ Issue 40
  • Small Suppliers Forum


    Rocom 4mm etched kits form LNER Gresley 'shortened' main line coaches. Ceebee Publications index of model railway magazines 1984-89. C&L ready-made finescale 4mm pointwork. Phoenix/Branchlines Gold Star coach kits. Modern Motive Power modern etched depot symbols. Malcolm Mills 3mm resin loco kits. Mike and Joyce Osborne 7mm etched brass inside bearing units. Hobbymat BFE vertical milling/drilling attachment. North British Locomotive Company builders' photographs from B.Jackson.

    Tags: Small Suppliers Forum

  • GWR Covered Footbridge

    Guy Williams



    Guy Williams builds a 4mm GWR footbridge from an etched kit and finds it to be a work of art - the definitive model of a distinctive lineside feature.

    Tags: bridges, etched brass, GWR / Great Western Railway, kits, product reviews

  • Hursley

    Martyn Welch



    Martyn Welch describes his superb recreation of the Southern Region of his childhood - quite simply, the finest 7mm layout we have ever seen.

    Tags: BR / British Railways / British Rail, layouts

  • Scratchbuilding Road Vehicles in 4mm Scale

    Geoff Kent



    Geoff Kent, a member of the 'Dunwich' team, produces stunning road vehicles using simple techniques and that most 'user-friendly' material, plastic sheet and strip. The secret, he says, lies in choosing the right prototypes and making sure that the key details are right. Here's how he does it.

    Tags: plasticard / styrene, road vehicles, scratchbuilding

  • MRJ Portfolio



    4mm finescale 1920s LNER engine shed/loco depot by John Judson.

    Tags: engine sheds / motive power depots / MPDs, LNER / London & North Eastern Railway, MRJ Portfolio

  • G.W.R. Wagon Variety

    Martin Goodall



    Martin Goodall continues his look at available kits for 4mm GWR covered goods wagons.

    Diagram Y2 adapted from Coopercraft V5 kit. Diagram V4 Coopercraft kit.

    Tags: GWR / Great Western Railway, kits, vans, wagons