Issue 81 1995 « Previous issue | Next issue »
Edited by Bob Barlow
John Hayes locos are renowned for their silky-smooth performance and here John explains some of his techniques applied to the latest 4mm scale kit from Malcolm Mitchell.
Includes brief prototype notes and short bibliography.
When other railways tried to muscle in on the GWR, sleepy West Country branches could become battle zones. Philip Young has modelled one in 4mm/P4.
Two railways in one - GWR and MSWJR stations at Marlborough.
7mm Heavy Mineral
Peter Totman reviews the Parkside Dundas plastic kit for the BR 24½ ton mineral wagon.
1940s photo of level crossing - possibly Acton.
Midland No.202 in EM
Sid Stubbs describes a remarkable little engine which presented a number of problems in 4mm scale. Here's how real engineering resolved them.
Scratchbuilt MR 0-4-2T. Includes scale drawings.
Kit-bashing an Etched 4mm Coach
Andrew Lambert continues his blow-by-blow account of coach construction moving on to the underframe.
Small Suppliers Forum
KTG Autocoupling. Parkside Dundas 7mm GWR wagons. Edward Exley Model Railways under new ownership. GA Models 4mm etched planked wagon floors. Connoisseur Models 7mm NER class O / LNER G5 kit. Wychbury Loco Works 4mm/00 Avonside B3 industrial 0-6-0ST etched kit. Backwoods Miniatures Vale of Rheidol etched 4mm/009 2-6-2T kit.
Layout Design: Bridgwater North
Somerset & Dorset Railway Bridgwater branch terminus.
Sticky-Back Roof Tiles
Peter Jones roofs a complex 4mm structure using Exactoscale self-adhesive printed slates.
Lighting Tower Kit in 2mm
Taylor Plastic Models kit based on those at Acton (WR) dating from the 1970s.