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Contents May 2023 vol 74 No.871

314 Camden and Kilsby Railway of the Month Well-known railway photographer John Cooper-Smith takes us on a tour of his mammoth West Coast Main Line layout in EM gauge, incorporating Camden locomotive shed and several other real locations.

324 GWR King 4-6-0 Scale Drawings To mark the Coronation of His Majesty King Charles III, Craig Tiley recounts the histor y of the Great Western Railway’s flagship express locomotives, with drawings by the late Bob Phelps.

328 Foxwell Lane Micro Marvels Mike Denwood describes how the purchase of a ready-assembled 5' x 1' baseboard led him to create this compact Network Rail depot and urban scene in OO gauge.

332 A right Royal fleet As par t of our Coronation special issue, Stan Chandler showcases his remarkable fleet of Royal Trains from several railway companies and different periods in 4mm scale.

338 Talking Points Topical issues from the world of railway modelling. This month, Senior Editor Steve Flint talks to Accurascale Sales & Marketing Director Fran Burke about how the new company is making its mark in the hobby.

340 Copshawholm Having based his 2mm Finescale, pre-Grouping layout on the Waverley Route location of Newcastleton, Geoff Hodson gave it the old name for this Scottish border town.

346 An industrial branch line Plan of the Month Graham Nicholas suggests a layout combining open countr y and an industrial site, suitable for por traying areas such as the South Wales valleys or the Nor th East coalfields.

348 Cefn Bryn Carreg Having been born in Wales to a former coal miner, Twmos Bayliss was inspired to build this OO9 layout depicting the countr y’s industrial heritage, with a typical Welsh quarr y and narrow gauge line.

352 Creating Maddacombe: par t 2 In the second ar ticle on the construction of his twin-level OO gauge layout, Mick Clarke explains how he used traditional methods of chicken wire and papier mâché to create the scener y.







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