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Contents August 2019 vol 70 No.826

622 The Brockhampton & Umbridge Railway Railway of the Month Peter Butler built this outdoor railway in SM-32, taking the premise of a revived Welsh slate system, reborn as a preservation scheme, as its inspiration.

630 Building Lincoln Central Project of the Month Howard Leader introduces his mammoth project to recreate the former Great Northern station in OO gauge by showing off the structures completed so far.

634 Sherton Abbas In a different take on the Great Western branch terminus theme, Dave Stone wound the clock back to the pre-Grouping era with this exquisite O gauge layout, complete with private siding.

641 Invernevis David Greenwood was prompted to model this West Highland scene – set in the 1970s and 1980s – by plans of the original station building at Fort William.

646 Striving for something better – part 2 Jerry O’Reilly continues his upgrade of his N gauge layout Parbourne and Floyd Bridge with a makeover of some of the rolling stock and road vehicles.

650 BR Siphon variations Richard Bardsley mixes-and-matches Lima bodies and Dapol chassis with added details to create three models in N gauge of these long-lived Great Western designs.

654 Talking Points Topical issues from the world of railway modelling. This month, Peter Osborne demonstrates how model locomotives’ haulage capabilities can be assessed.

656 Woodbury Wharf Richard Holder refreshed and extended a competition entry in OO9 to create this canalside scene in a small space, designed for automated operation.

660 A ‘recycled’ station building Roger Merry shows how a 7mm scale station building can be scratchbuilt from readily-available materials such as pizza packaging.

662 Whisky Galore Plan of the Month With the imminent arrival of the diminutive new Ruston & Hornsby 48DS in OO gauge from Hornby, Neil Rushby presents a layout suggestion tailor-made for it: an imaginary Scottish island, with distillery, connected via a train ferry to the outside world.






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