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Model Rail

Dec 01 2021
Magazine

Model Rail magazine is the UK's biggest-selling magazine dedicated to railway modelling. Every issue is packed with the country’s finest home and club layouts, stunning photography, unbiased and in-depth product reviews, expert tips, layout plans and step-by-step articles that really show you how. In our unique ‘Workbench’ section, we tackle a wide range of modeling skills and projects. Our expert writers and model-makers will help you to get the most from your hobby and build the layout of your dreams. Model Rail is published 13 times a year, every four weeks.

Welcome

MODEL RAIL

Life’s better with Model Rail

Meet the team behind the UK’s best modelling magazine

Model Rail essential information

BACHMANN REVEALS FFESTINIOG DOUBLE FAIRLIE

WIN! A HORNBY ‘MERCHANT NAVY’

Modeller’s Bookshelf

CALENDAR PICKS FOR 2022

BRUTES AND ACCESS PLATFORMS

ON THE WORKBENCH • George Dent looks at the new products to land on his workbench this month

EXHIBITION DIARY – DECEMBER 2021-APRIL 2022

…and finally • Unusual scenes captured by the lens of Chris Nevard…

Staff Show & Tell

Show & Tell • The place to share your projects with the Model Rail community.

According to Chris... • …Chris is making a ‘to do’ list but it’s likely to be a long one.

A hamlet in the middle • Built as a scenic section to go with his other Isle of Wight layouts, Mark Pretious acquired ‘Merstone’ as a nearly-bare baseboard and reaped the benefits of keeping it small.

MOVING ON from the train set • Our master of composition Paul A Lunn describes a few layout dilemmas he helped to solve.

Workbench • 18 pages of projects, advice and top tips that show you how

HOW TO BUILD AN ORNATE STATION ROOF • Building etched brass kits has long been regarded as a ‘dark art’, but Dave Langton shows you how he went about this impressive model of Bath Green Park.

INSPIRATION STATION: BATH GREEN PARK • Richard Foster outlines the history of Bath’s erstwhile terminus, which was the inspiration for Dave Langton’s model project.

HOW TO CREATE PERFECT WATER • Peter Marriott looks for ways to produce water features free of air bubbles.

HOW TO BUILD A SCENE IN A JAR • You’ve heard of building ships in glass bottles, now Graham Goodchild does it with a railway diorama.

HOW TO BUILD A PHOTO DIORAMA • Want to enjoy your model locomotives, but don’t have time or space to build a layout at home? Fear not, as Peter Marriott offers the perfect solution.

Know your stuff • This is where our team of experienced modellers answer YOUR questions. Email your queries about railways - real or model - to modelrail@bauermedia.co.uk

KNOW YOUR… LIVERIES • Paul Chancellor examines the post-1960s evolution of the ever-popular Metro-Cammell Class 101 DMUs.

Notes from the Workshop DAVE LOWERY’S TOP TIPS

Small details, big ambitions • After half a century of club membership, Dave Smith was elbowed into building his first home layout to satisfy his need for noise.

Reviews • In-depth and unbiased reviews of the latest products

Locomotion/Rails LNWR ‘Precedent’

Rails of Sheffield GWR Gas turbine No. 18000

OO Works Adams LSWR ‘Jubilee’

Bachmann Ffestiniog Railway double Fairlie

Irish Railway Models Metro-Vick A Class

A shelf made for shunting • We visit Paul Marshall-Potter and see the latest in his series of shelf-based layouts

Model Rail

Present your case • If there’s a locomotive that you think needs to be offered ready-to-run, here’s the place to voice your opinion…

Behind the Backscene • After travelling the world with a Formula 1 team, Paula Thompson is now seeking to...


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Frequency: Monthly Pages: 148 Publisher: H BAUER PUBLISHING LIMITED Edition: Dec 01 2021

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Model Rail magazine is the UK's biggest-selling magazine dedicated to railway modelling. Every issue is packed with the country’s finest home and club layouts, stunning photography, unbiased and in-depth product reviews, expert tips, layout plans and step-by-step articles that really show you how. In our unique ‘Workbench’ section, we tackle a wide range of modeling skills and projects. Our expert writers and model-makers will help you to get the most from your hobby and build the layout of your dreams. Model Rail is published 13 times a year, every four weeks.

Welcome

MODEL RAIL

Life’s better with Model Rail

Meet the team behind the UK’s best modelling magazine

Model Rail essential information

BACHMANN REVEALS FFESTINIOG DOUBLE FAIRLIE

WIN! A HORNBY ‘MERCHANT NAVY’

Modeller’s Bookshelf

CALENDAR PICKS FOR 2022

BRUTES AND ACCESS PLATFORMS

ON THE WORKBENCH • George Dent looks at the new products to land on his workbench this month

EXHIBITION DIARY – DECEMBER 2021-APRIL 2022

…and finally • Unusual scenes captured by the lens of Chris Nevard…

Staff Show & Tell

Show & Tell • The place to share your projects with the Model Rail community.

According to Chris... • …Chris is making a ‘to do’ list but it’s likely to be a long one.

A hamlet in the middle • Built as a scenic section to go with his other Isle of Wight layouts, Mark Pretious acquired ‘Merstone’ as a nearly-bare baseboard and reaped the benefits of keeping it small.

MOVING ON from the train set • Our master of composition Paul A Lunn describes a few layout dilemmas he helped to solve.

Workbench • 18 pages of projects, advice and top tips that show you how

HOW TO BUILD AN ORNATE STATION ROOF • Building etched brass kits has long been regarded as a ‘dark art’, but Dave Langton shows you how he went about this impressive model of Bath Green Park.

INSPIRATION STATION: BATH GREEN PARK • Richard Foster outlines the history of Bath’s erstwhile terminus, which was the inspiration for Dave Langton’s model project.

HOW TO CREATE PERFECT WATER • Peter Marriott looks for ways to produce water features free of air bubbles.

HOW TO BUILD A SCENE IN A JAR • You’ve heard of building ships in glass bottles, now Graham Goodchild does it with a railway diorama.

HOW TO BUILD A PHOTO DIORAMA • Want to enjoy your model locomotives, but don’t have time or space to build a layout at home? Fear not, as Peter Marriott offers the perfect solution.

Know your stuff • This is where our team of experienced modellers answer YOUR questions. Email your queries about railways - real or model - to modelrail@bauermedia.co.uk

KNOW YOUR… LIVERIES • Paul Chancellor examines the post-1960s evolution of the ever-popular Metro-Cammell Class 101 DMUs.

Notes from the Workshop DAVE LOWERY’S TOP TIPS

Small details, big ambitions • After half a century of club membership, Dave Smith was elbowed into building his first home layout to satisfy his need for noise.

Reviews • In-depth and unbiased reviews of the latest products

Locomotion/Rails LNWR ‘Precedent’

Rails of Sheffield GWR Gas turbine No. 18000

OO Works Adams LSWR ‘Jubilee’

Bachmann Ffestiniog Railway double Fairlie

Irish Railway Models Metro-Vick A Class

A shelf made for shunting • We visit Paul Marshall-Potter and see the latest in his series of shelf-based layouts

Model Rail

Present your case • If there’s a locomotive that you think needs to be offered ready-to-run, here’s the place to voice your opinion…

Behind the Backscene • After travelling the world with a Formula 1 team, Paula Thompson is now seeking to...


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