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Model Rail 186

For September’s Model Rail,  https:modelrail I’ve been very fortunate and privileged to have Albion Yard featured as one of the magazine layouts and be on the front cover. Inside are some brilliant pictures from Chris Nevard http://nevardmedia and there is an unusual … Continue reading

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Not another MPD, & Parkside’s Mica X7…

It’s easy to think that sometimes, and I have to admit I’m not the biggest fan of this type of layout as often they are a bit ‘samey’ and it takes a real artistic touch and observational flair in particular … Continue reading

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Model Rail 2012 Barrow Hill

Today I’m packing the train set and setting up at Model Rail Live at Barrow Hill, Chesterfield. Theres a new train, see above image, based on Ben Ashworth and Ian Pope images of the Berry Wiggins Bitumen trains, I’ve re-lettered … Continue reading

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Model Rail Live II

Here’s a bit of a clue as to the changes made since Railex and indeed the September Railway Modeller, they involve a significant change to the buildings, more track, a new train, in the literal sense, and more trees. Theres … Continue reading

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Several Shades of Grey, Some Say, as Many as Fifty …

In another ’15 minute hero’ heres how to get a better looking planked finish to a wooden floored wagon such as bogie bolsters or flat wagons. As you can see from the image below (Mainline Bogie Bolster), the ready to … Continue reading

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108 Connections

This was the result of one of those ‘good ideas’ you have from time to time. For my EM layout Bawdsey http://bawdsey.wordpress.com/, I’ve been building up the motive power and stock to reflect Eastern Region Practice in the late 1950’s … Continue reading

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