Continental Modeller

Archived since January 2011

72 issues

Continental Modeller is your passport to the best in International Railway Modelling.

Regarded as essential reading for every enthusiast who models the different railways of the world. Each month it shows you how to reproduce foreign railway scenes perfectly and is filled with regular tips & articles intended to inspire beginners and experts alike.

Filled with many exciting layouts including photographs, illustrations and plans Continental Modeller also boasts a huge range of display advertisements for those seeking to purchase further model equipment.

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RAILWAY OF THE MONTH: UNION AVENUE
A typical urban setting in America, modelled in HO. Roger Nicholls often starts a new project with purchases of secondhand items, but this time it was structures rather than stock.

PLAN OF THE MONTH: BREININGE
Diesel traction in Belgium in the 1980s – Ignace Vanbiervliet introduces the portable part of his HO layout, which connects to a larger home installation and operates automatically at exhibitions.


FEATURES –

SIGNS AND POSTERS USING PAPER: Under the magnifier – in the second of his series master modeller Emmanuel Nouaillier shows how he recreates intricate details on all sorts of structures.

CHEYNE JUNCTION: Roddy Mullin reveals recent alterations to his compact portable Z gauge display layout.

CONSTRUCTING COUVERTS: Francis Samish builds French HO kits by AMF87 to represent vans requisitioned by the War Department for feeding the Front during the First World War.

SEEGARTEN: John Hills introduces his new HOe project, designed to display the Minitrains range at exhibitions. It will be at the European Railways Association show at The Venue in Edgbaston on Saturday 3rd December.

NILGIRI 0-8-2T RACK LOCO: Having built convincing models of the coaches in HO, Warren Miller found he could not resist the challenge of scratchbuilding (mostly) the required locomotive.

HIRONOCHO: Peter Dibben was greatly attracted by the electric minor railways of Japan and has tried to capture their atmosphere in N with this terminus layout.

EUROPEAN RAILWAYS ASSOCIATION SHOW PREVIEW: The E.R.A. presents its third annual show – in a better venue – which will feature seventeen layouts plus special interest societies and specialist traders.
Saturday 3rd December 10.30 – 16.00 at The Venue, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B16 0AA.

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Continental Modeller is your passport to the best in International Railway Modelling.

Regarded as essential reading for every enthusiast who models the different railways of the world. Each month it shows you how to reproduce foreign railway scenes perfectly and is filled with regular tips & articles intended to inspire beginners and experts alike.

Filled with many exciting layouts including photographs, illustrations and plans Continental Modeller also boasts a huge range of display advertisements for those seeking to purchase further model equipment.

  • First Issue: First Issue: January 2011
  • Latest Issue: December 2016
  • Issue Count: 72
  • Published: Monthly