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SEPTEMBER 2021 CONTENTS Your Cover

LAYOUTS 24 HEATON LODGE (O)

84 HOW TO WEATHER WITH POWDERS

LIGHTING YOUR LAYOUT: EXPERT GUIDE INSIDE!

BUILD YOUR FIRST CARD KIT… BUILD YOUR FIRST CARD KIT…

With more than 100 baseboards, and measuring over 180ft in length, Britain’s Biggest Model Railway is now complete and ready to hit the road. 46 WATERY LANE SIDINGS (OO)

Howard Smith uses Hornby’s Class 156 to demonstrate a beginners accessible upgrade technique for any item of motive power or rolling stock.

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SEPTEMBER

BRITAIN’S BRITAIN’S BIGGEST RAILWAY! BIGGEST RAILWAY!

HEATON LODGE JUNCTION IS FINALLY

READY TO HIT THE ROAD READY TO HIT THE ROAD

...we show you how! ...we show you how!

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TWO MORE

TWO MORE LAYOUTS! Watery Lane & Rushwick

Dave Hall further refined his already highlyaccomplished scrapyard scene, while avoiding the stereotypical operational quirks of smaller layouts. 76 RUSHWICK (OO)

The fruit of lockdown labour, this branch line terminus is a lesson in prototype observation, recycling and using what is to hand.

PRACTICAL BRM 34 HOW TO LIGHT YOUR LAYOUT

PRODUCTS & FEATURES 22 LATEST NEWS

A round-up of the latest headlines from the model railway world this month. 58 PROTOTYPE INSPIRATION: THE VIADUCT

Arguably the most impressive of railway features and of many different styles, these raised structures make equally imposing models, as Clive Baker shares. 68 LAYOUTS WITH VIADUCTS

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EXPERT ADVICE • How to build your own viaduct • Weather a Hornby

Class 156 • Modelling viaducts -

inspirational ideas

Having gained valuable experience through previous installations, Jamie Warne offers practical solutions to place your model railway in its best light. 64 HOW TO BUILD A VIADUCT

Experienced layout builder, Jeff Grainger, shares his intricate construction of this mammoth structure, based on a Settle and Carlisle prototype. 74 BUILD A CARD INDUSTRIAL UNIT

Phil Parker builds this accessible N gauge modern warehouse kit from Metcalfe Models.

Viaducts on layouts are impressive, but they can take a lot of planning, skill and materials to produce; especially when scratch-built. Andy York selects some of the finest we’ve featured in BRM. 96 NEW PRODUCTS

The new iTraveller 6000 Train set from Hornby, the latest model figure range from ModelU, new liveries for the Oxford Rail 12T tank wagon, plus a range of new military tents from Gaugemaster are just some of the latest products to arrive at BRM’s headquarters.

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