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Contents for issue 55
|Editorial||25 years on
From then to now and what happened in between. Or from 'Model Trains' to MTI.
|Review||Hornby: A4 4-6-2
|Review||Fleischmann Bavarian Passenger Train Set
|Article||New for 2005 - part 1
|Layout description||Hohenbrunn Lokalbahn
Evolution and building of a G scale German narrow gauge line using LGB stock on a narrow shelf about 12ft x12in.
|Layout description||Burton West
A small 5ft 4in x 9in nicely done shunting layout in OO using just four points of a British freight yard set in the East Midlands during the BR 'blue' period.
|Layout idea||The Tualatin Electric
The planning of a HO US electric interurban short line set in Oregon of about 4ft 6in x 13ft 6in.
|Layout description||The Market Garden line
An entry for the A3 Challenge depicting a market garden narrow gauge railway of a 2xA4 size.
|Layout description||Camster Burn Railway
Is this the smallest 4mm scale railway in the world? A Scottish based narrow gauge layout in 009 built on a A3 sized baseboard.
|Article||Index for MTI Issues 37-54
|Layout idea||Ballard Terminal RR
An detailed account of day to day operations on a real life US shortline in Seattle serving local commerce and industry.
|Layout description||Gabby's Creek
Neatly done, well observed and nicely modelled with scratch-buildings; this is a HO compact Inglenook 5ft x12in easily transported for exhibitions.
|Layout description||A visit to Snailspeed
Colonel Stephens meets the narrow gauge; a 4ft x 2ft extension to a larger layout in 4mm scale set in southern England and packed with detail.
|22||OO, OO9||Brian Taylor|
|Article||CLICS, SPINS and Spots
Prototype operating systems of SP and others with examples, SPINS is a six digit number; the first two the zone for which a car is destined, the next two the track number within the zone, the last two the spot.