Contents April 2018 vol 72 No.846
242 Alston Railway of the Month Peter Brown employed various computer-based methods to create this atmospheric N gauge model, which is based on a former Cumbrian terminus.
250 Gresley LNER Class A4 4-6-2s Scale Drawings These one-time racehorses of the East Coast Main Line, designed by Sir Nigel Gresley and constructed at Doncaster, are described by William Ascough with 4mm scale drawings from the archive of the late Ian Beattie.
256 Dock Street Sidings Micro Marvel The purchase of a Sutton’s Locomotive Works Class 24 provided Chris Hopper with the catalyst to create this compact freight railhead in OO, which features a scenic section measuring just 4' x 9".
260 Tracks to Lockden Richard Pike found himself with time on his hands, a small pile of left-over kits, a selection of Railway Modeller free cover gifts and a few bits and pieces. What else to do, but build a small 009 layout?
264 The Hebridean Light Railway Plan of the Month Mark Hornsey examines the dual-period possibilities of modelling the proposed, but never built narrow gauge line on the Isle of Skye.
266 The history of steam Ian Carter constructed this series of detailed cameos in 4mm scale to recount the story of the British steam locomotive, from early applications of steam power in the 17th Century, through to the demise of steam traction on British Railways in the late 1960s.
272 Talking Points Topical issues from the world of railway modelling. With the news that the Canadian model railway manufacturer Rapido Trains intends to market a new range of models under the Rapido Trains UK branding, we speak to its new Sales and Marketing Manager, Richard Foster, to find out what plans and expectations the company has.
274 The Shale Oil Line The King’s Lynn O Gauge Group turned to using a modular baseboard design to enable members to build individual sections of a much larger exhibition layout. Tony Sparkes divulges the history of three of these.
280 Using Wills sheet Chris Ford uses the recently introduced slate walling sheets from Wills to construct a railway foundry in 4mm scale, based on a real structure in North Wales.