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LAYOUTS 20 ALEXANDRA SIDINGS (O)

This twin level layout on a curve, where lines cross bridges and disappear to hidden sidings, makes viewing entertaining, and its operation engaging. 52 BLAKEY RIGG (S)

Clocks are wound back early on this pre-grouping model whose scale is a comfortable fit for its home, and builder. Paul Greene elaborates... 74 CLAYTON END SIGNALMAN (OO)

From a US-outline HO scale layout, via collecting European models, David George describes modelling a British scene, selecting the rocky Pennines.

PRACTICAL BRM 34 CREATING GRASS VARIATIONS

Beyond static grass, there lies a miniature world of undergrowth and vegetation to be modelled. Michael Russell shares thoughts to maximise modelling potential 46 HOW TO CONSTRUCT A STATION

Stu Hilton shares the steps taken to build this LCUT Creative Country Station building kit in OO, a different style of kit that needs to be experienced to improve your skill level.

AUGUST 2022 CONTENTS

68 HOW TO BUILD A LEVEL CROSSING

From the height of the steam era to the railway of today, Phil Parker’s modern and vintage kit suggestions will see your model level crossing woes fixed. 84 ADDING PICK-UPS TO OLD LOCOS

A little ingenuity can rescue older models by transforming their running. Phil Parker shares some top tips to help get unused models back on the tracks and running reliably. 88 BUILD A ‘JUBILEE WAGON’ IN O GAUGE

Richard Gawler shares this latest project, which is ideal for the modeller new to O gauge who would like to tackle something different for their layout.

PRODUCTS & FEATURES 38 WIN BIG WITH BRM

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fantastic prizes up for grabs for lucky readers, with a total RRP worth over £1000! You’ve got to be in it to win it, so get involved and good luck! 62 THE HISTORY OF LEVEL CROSSINGS

Guarding the safe passage where road and rail meet, the history of these installations in declining numbers is explained by rail historian, Clive Baker.

86 TAUNTON MEMBERS’ DAY ROUND-UP

After a two-year absence the South-West Area Group of RMweb hosted its members’ day once more at a village hall on the edge of Taunton, Somerset at the end of April. 98 LATEST NEWS

A round-up tof the latest headlines from the model railway world this month. 104 REVIEW: ACCURASCALE ‘DELTIC’

The highly-anticipated Class 55 ‘Deltic’ from Accurascale has finally arrived for review. Andy York puts it to the test... 108 REVIEW: PECO TRACK

New track from the popular manufacturer sees Howard Smith investigate further. 110 REVIEW: ELLIS CLARK ‘PRESFLOS’

Impressive for their variety and attention to detail, Howard Smith holds these new items in high regard. 112 REVIEW: CAVALEX 100T TEA WAGON

The latest model to join the Cavalex range is the new 100T TEA wagons. Andy York takes a closer look to find out if they’re a worthy addition to your next layout project.

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