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Contents for issue 105

Type Details Page Scale Author
Editorial Budget Rail
The editor reflects on rising prices and the advantages of concentrating on small projects (such as those featured in the magazine).
393 Chris Ellis
Review Bachmann: BR 4P 4-4-0 Midland Compound

395 OO Chris Ellis
Review Piko: DR Class 344 diesel shunter

395 HO Chris Ellis
Article New for 2013
Our annual look at some of the main models announced for the coming year
397 Chris Ellis
Article Private Owners' Wagon Prototypes - London Districts
A reprint of a 1939 series on London area PO wagons, this article focussing on THE 'SC' wagon
Plan(s) Photograph(s)
399 Victor B Payne
Layout description The Lochside Estate
Two very small but fascinating layouts in O0, using 1:50 scale on N gauge track
Photograph(s)
400 O9 Bob Hughes
Layout description Chuggers Yard 2
The editor follows up on issue 104's article by looks at the operating potential for the layout
Photograph(s)
402 HO Chris Ellis
Scale drawing Small SR goods shed
A model of an actual small prototype as drawn and described in the December 1939 issue of Model Railway News
Plan(s) Photograph(s)
404 Ernest F. Carter
Scale drawing LMS Long Cattle Wagon
Plans from the notebook of Arthur North
Plan(s)
406 Arthur North
Article The GE 70-tonner
The editor takes another look at the potential and detailing of the Bachmann HO model
Photograph(s)
408 HO Chris Ellis
Layout description Sainte Marie-Ange
Raymond Butler describes his very compact and attractive French branch line layout, based on the Inglenook idea
Plan(s) Photograph(s)
410 HO Raymond Butler
Article Budget Railcar
More details on how to make an inexpensive HO railcar from the Bachmann San Francisco cable car
Photograph(s)
412 HO Chris Ellis
Layout idea A Shropshire Byway
The Cleobury Mortimer & Ditton Priors Light Railway, inspiration for a layout
Plan(s) Photograph(s)
413 Giles Barnabe
Article Background Matters
The editor gives a few notes and updates on the arts - and fun - of creating pleasing backscenes
417 Chris Ellis

This abstract of contents is the result of months of work by John Flann and Steve Hawthorne. If you can help fill in the gaps or have spotted any errors in the existing index, please contact Emrys Hopkins.