Railway Modeller

Archived since January 2011

117 issues

Railway Modeller is the UK's No1 model railway magazine. Every month it 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.

Latest issue

Railway Modeller

September 2020



678 Railway of the Month

Haydon Square E1

This O gauge layout, which depicts an inner suburban station in London’s East End, was built by members of the Farnham & District Model Railway Club.



686 Plan of the Month

Ipswich

Ian Stock proposes a plan for Ipswich station in N, which takes its lead from the way modellers tend to build layouts in the USA, where huge layout schemes often depict railway networks rather than a single scene.



690 Framplingon

Richard Coleman, John Norton and George Woodcock take us for a ride back to the idyllic 1960s with this OO gauge depiction of a forgotten byway in Suffolk.



697 A cross-harbour passenger ferry

Giles Barnabe raids his scrap box for suitable parts to help transform a toy boat into a useful OO accessory for a waterside scene.



698 Talking Points

Nigel Adams reports on the strategy which the Talyllyn Railway is adopting to get passengers back onto its trains amidst the ongoing health crisis.



700 Museum of Transport

Having attended more than 220 exhibitions, Robin Brogden’s 4mm scale celebration of land, sea and air transport is a veteran of the UK exhibition circuit.



707 Exe Halt

Inspired by the former GW line through the beautiful Exe Valley in Devon, Stephen Searson built this oval-shaped layout which sits within a unique monocoque framework.



710 Scale Drawings

Operating Copper, Wort & Co. Ltd

In this third instalment describing his new layout Peter Goss reveals how this unusual Edwardian period freight-only railway is stocked and operated.



714 Sweet Caroline

As revealed in our July issue, Revolution Trains is producing a model of the former Southern Region manager’s saloon Caroline in OO gauge. Ben Ando of Revolution Trains describes how a company goes about turning such a historic vehicle into a model.



718 Ashton Steel

Micro Marvel

A post-Privatisation portrayal of a steel distribution depot by Ashley Toone, which has a scenic section measuring just 4′ x 1′, modelled in OO.



721 A Stronach-Dutton road-rail tractor in 4mm

Hugh Norwood describes this very unusual prototype and how he depicted it in model form.



722 Loctern Quay

Michael Campbell describes this OO9 layout built for a competition using items from the Petite Properties range of structure kits.



726 Appleton Dene

Tony Clarke explains why the decision was made to reduce the overall length of this 7mm narrow gauge layout, which was featured in our November 2013 issue.



730 Seeds of Change

We go through Kieran Lagan’s railway room door as he describes the evolution of his extensive Irish-outline system – Kirley Junction – in OO.



733 Just for fun – Wendsleydale

Derek Reeve describes this whimsical project in O-16.5, which all started when a rock face he was making looked like it was made of cheese...



736 West Wythenshaw tram stop

Greg Mape demonstrates how to make an auto shuttle railway scene. Although he used a HO scale tram model, the method can be applied to any train model in any scale.



738 A shunting puzzle for the grandchildren

Les Fordham explains how he created a small Inglenook shunting layout to assist in keeping his grandchildren occupied during the health crisis restrictions.



739 Comment

Richard Bardsley explains why he believes amassing unfi nished projects is no bad thing.



740 Readers’ Letters



742 New Product Reviews



748 News



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Railway Modeller is the UK's No1 model railway magazine. Every month it 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.

  • First Issue: January 2011
  • Latest Issue: September 2020
  • Issue Count: 117
  • Published: Monthly

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