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Contents for issue 79

Type Details Page Scale Author
Editorial Best Buys
This can be a complex question, but it boils down to 'what is your approach' to the hobby
169 Chris Ellis
Review Bachmann BR Class 4MT 4-6-0

171 OO Chris Ellis
Review Bachmann GE 45-ton diesel switcher

171 OO Chris Ellis
Layout description East Hartford Way
The real yard as shown in 78/142 used as a basis for a American HO layout.
Plan(s) Photograph(s)
174 HO, OO, N Chris Ellis
Layout description Trident Yard
A result of 'Armchair Modelling' 72/481 is this simple shunting layout-and more, capable of use in OO/HO and On 16. 5.
Plan(s) Photograph(s)
177 HO, OO, On16.5 David J Rooke
Layout description Trepeperro
GWR branch line terminal, in OO, with a very simple plan using SMP track, just two points and a Peco Loco Lift
180 OO Brian Taylor
Layout description Shunting at Upton
Typical action described on this HO layout based on one built 50 years ago.
Plan(s) Photograph(s)
181 OO John Allison
Scale drawing Great Western Railway details
Mile posts, gradient posts, occupation gates, platform seats,
182 Arthur North
Article MP retrospect-Class 31, EMD switchers
An occasional look at recommended models and how they fare in service, this time the Hornby Class 31, Proto 2000 EMD switchers, and Athearn EMD SW7 switchers.
184 HO, OO Chris Ellis
Layout idea Easton SR remembered
From the Isle of Portland, Dorset in OO a classic track plan for a small branch terminus, plus an Inglenook yard with a difference.
Plan(s) Photograph(s)
187 OO John Flann
Article Workaday SuperD
The new Bachmann OO Class G2a 0-8-0 embellished and weathered, with photos of the finished model and prototype, includes similar work on the Bachmann 4MT 4-6-0.
189 OO Chris Ellis
Layout description Steinbeck No 2
How a small old American HO layout was brought out of storage, improved and put into use again.
Plan(s) Photograph(s)
191 HO Steve Grantham
Layout idea Big time yards
Two HO layout designs for a larger areas of say 12'x8' with an American switching theme-see also 80/208.
192 HO Andrew Martin

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.