Contents August 2020 vol 71 No.838
598 The Tumbledown & Dingledale Light Railway Railway of the Month Mick Walker takes us on a grand tour of his extensive 16mm scale garden railway, constructional aspects of which were featured in our June and July issues.
606 A loaded Lowmac in O Project of the Month Craig Tiley adds the finishing touches to his Connoisseur Models LNER Lowmac in 7mm with painting, lettering and weathering – plus the addition of a suitable load.
610 Scarlington Geoff Britton describes how members of Scarborough & District Railway Modellers reloaded their steam era N gauge layout (the North of England Line – see RM June 2015), to create this diesel age portrayal.
617 Bala Town Andy Peters shows us this recent essay in O gauge modelling, which depicts a fictitious BR Western Region branch terminus station set in North Wales.
620 Planning an operating sequence Les Fordham takes this activity and turns it into a fun process you can use to devise and record countless train movements – and even before you’ve laid any track! Whilst Les created his example on a computer, the idea could be executed using just pencil and paper.
622 Ouse Washes Rod Allcock makes his case for the use of narrow baseboards as employed on this innovative 009 layout, which was built for him by Geoff Broadhurst.
626 Ormskirk Plan of the Month Steve Flint proposes a shelf-type scheme for OO, which is inspired by this Lancashire town’s station and set in recent times; it is served by DMUs and EMUs.
628 Gas Works Row Brian Wakeling gives a candid and amusing account of this small layout which he first began some 30 years ago after Mother Nature stalled his shed-based project.
631 Laser-cut rolling stock Jim Smith shares some hints and tips to assist with building a rake of covered vans from basic MDF kits in Gauge 1, including ex-GWR and ex-LNER designs.
634 Talking Points Topical issues from the world of railway modelling. This month, features writer Craig Tiley examines how model railway retailers have fared during the lockdown and their preparations for re-opening to walk-in customers.