October - November 1949
Published monthly by Peco Publications, Railway Modeller is a guide to creating railscapes of every era of train, from steam to electric, and caters for modellers of all abilities. Each issue features the best from the hobby for those modelling Britain's railways in all the popular scales and offers a unique blend of articles by experts and beginners alike, including a special section for newcomers wanting to learn all about the hobby and model making in general.
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In this issue we feature three superb examples of layouts depicting real locations. Firstly is another masterpiece from the hands of narrow gauge expert Peter Kazer: his superb depiction of the former Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway station at Boot prior to the line′s conversion to the present day tourist railway.
The well-loved Tetbury terminus is recreated by David Beighton in O gauge, taking us on a splendid nostalgic journey back to the 1950s, just as Peter Blackmore′s Churston, this time built to N gauge - in Vancouver, Canada!
We review Bachmann′s brand new-tooled model of Gresley′s V2, together with Hornby′s centenary limited edition Merchant Navy for lovers and collectors of the the Hornby Dublo range.
Scratch- and kit- building techniques for structures are examined by Paul Bason and Callum Willcox with, respectively, a Welsh station building and a Highland Railway signal box. Plus all the latest news from this marvellous hobby, including the details of the re-bounding show circuit following the cancellations during the pandemic.
We are now delighted to offer our loyal subscribers the complete Railway Modeller archive from 1949 onwards!