295 Nonsuch – the layout that never was! Derek Reeve built this sequel to his Wendsleydale Cheese layout following a chance meeting with a fellow enthusiast bearing sad tidings.
298 Weathering road vehicles Callum Willcox shows how to give die-cast road vehicle models that everyday used look.
300 The coal merchant’s siding Nine year old Wilfred Allan describes his winning entry in the 2020 Warley MRC Build a Photo-Plank Competition.
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AT THE HEART OF THE HOBBY
VOLUME 72 No 846
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The h of Bri Ian Carte told in 4m DenberdeeA city rail sc in a small sp
The history of British steam Ian Carter’s 300 year chronicle told in 4mm scale modelling Denburn,AberdeenA city rail scene depicted in a small space maderfall
How I made a waterfall Carol Flavin shows how to create a cascading river scene
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Revolution Trains Class 92 in N BR Mk.1 RB new from Hornby in OO BR Salmon wagons from Flangeway in OO
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282 Customising models in O gauge Ian Hall shows how he undertook a programme of modifications and weathering enhancements to transform a range of ready-to-run 7mm scale models from their ‘out of the box’ look.
285 How I made a waterfall Loco Ladies team captain Carol Flavin shows how she added a dramatic Pennine waterfall to her home-based Edge Hay and Strines layout.
288 A colliery engine shed Richard Bardsley took a decades-old 4mm scale plastic kit and subtly changed it with some simple remedial work and an addition from the Ratio range.
290 Denburn, Aberdeen Driven by powerful recollections from a childhood spent in the Granite City, Royan Norton explains how his miniature memorial of the railway through Union Terrace Gardens has been created using everyday methods and techniques from the hobby in times past.
301 Comment Opinions and observations across the field of railway modelling. This month, Andrew Hicks discusses the role that virtual shows can play in the future of our hobby.
302 Readers’ Letters 304 New Product Reviews This month, the brand new Class 92 electric locomotives in N gauge from Revolution Trains; the new-tooling Hornby BR Mk.I RB in OO; new BR Salmon wagons from Flangeway for OO; and more.
309 Book & DVD Reviews 310 News We declare the winner of the 68th RAILWAY MODELLER Cup, as voted for by RM readers, and reveal the winning entries from the prize draw competition. News from around the hobby includes an update on the forthcoming large Prairie and Manor models in OO from Dapol, decorated samples from Accurascale, and much more.
39a Societies & Clubs Please note that, in the light of the health emergency surrounding the coronavirus outbreak, practically all the scheduled exhibitions have been cancelled. Please check with the organisers for the latest situation.
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