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Contents May 2019 vol 70 No.823

350 Newton Bishop Railway of the Month The glory days of the Great Western, modelled in OO by Roger Bradford in a railway room that has gradually filled with extensions and additions to the layout.

358 LNER V2 2-6-2 Scale Drawings One of Gresley’s finest designs, these highly capable Prairies are described by W G Ascough; drawings from our Ian Beattie archive, updated by Steve Croucher.

362 Hunslet Engine Co workshops reborn – 1 Andy Ross was the last Works Manager at this famous Leeds locomotive builder; here he introduces his project to model part of the site in O gauge.

366 Keeping cool under pressure Adrian Boots, a member of the Railway Video Division team in Series 1 of The Great Model Railway Challenge, describes the construction of power station cooling towers – to a tight timescale – for the team’s entry into the show’s grand final.

368 Queens Street Yard A small-space shunting layout in O gauge, built as a test piece by Gerald Maher in order to give his newly-constructed models something to run on.

374 Paston Ridings – the village Having started with a model of a local thatched pub to prove to himself that it could be done, Paul Bason amassed a sizeable number of 4mm models of historic and/or vanished buildings – a layout was born.

378 Forest Green Rob Whish explains how a reworking of Gloucestershire’s railway history provided the back story for this OO gauge exhibition layout.

383 Sandy Bay Inspired by the long-vanished railway along the Yorkshire coast from Scarborough to Middlesbrough, with its characterful iron viaducts across coastal inlets, this N gauge layout was built by Kevin Smith, using an unwanted flush-faced interior door as a baseboard.

388 Talking Points Topical issues from the world of railway modelling. This month, Features Writer Craig Tiley talks to the enthusiastic team behind Accurascale and its sister company Irish Railway Models.

392 Sand Point Richard Glover tried the lightweight baseboard method of using foam sheets in the construction of this OO9 layout, which has a nautical theme.

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