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June 2024 vol 75 No.884

410 Deadmans Lane Railway of the Month A love of the contemporar y railway scene – and the yellow-liveried Network Rail test fleet – combined with a tour around the Rail Vehicle Engineering Limited site at Derby, inspired Mick Br yan to recreate this and the neighbouring East Midlands Trains depot in 4mm scale.

420 Diesel & Electric Modellers United DEMU chairman Clive Mortimore provides an over view of this organisation, which this year is marking three decades of suppor t for those modelling diesel and electric traction in the post-Modernisation Plan period.

422 Richmond station Scale Drawings Peter Brown presents drawings for this still extant structure in Nor th Yorkshire, a truncated version of which he constructed for an N gauge interpretation of this former branch terminus station.

426 Laxey Station Holidays in the Isle of Man, and 4mm models of the island’s trams, inspired Gordon and Margaret Bulmer to model the meeting point of the Manx Electric Railway with the Snaefell Mountain Railway.

430 Shobrooke Road Following two Somerset & Dorset exhibition layouts, and a break from railway modelling, David Vanstone has created this compact Southern Region preser ved line.

435 Exe Model Railway Society Diamond Anniversary Mileposts Joy Payne-Hilton recounts the histor y of this Devonbased model railway group, which boasts links to a former locomotive engineer of the Southern Railway.

436 Gallows Close Goods Plan of the Month Chris Martin describes how he recreated this slice of Scarborough in N gauge, including diverse freight facilities, and local passenger and holiday traffic.

441 A signal box for Mallerstang Junction Ian Nuttall builds a typical Midland Railway signal box for his OO gauge Settle & Carlisle layout.

446 From Hemyock to Otterford Chris Lamacraft explains how he transformed his existing EM gauge layout – depicting the Great Western branch line terminus of Hemyock – into a ‘just supposing’ through station, whilst preser ving the ability for it to rever t to its original form when required.






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