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Contents for issue 80

Type Details Page Scale Author
Editorial The freelancing idea
Not so much an idea but a fact of modelling life; suggestions for going about it and using examples of either reality and fiction, or fiction and reality
197 Chris Ellis
Review Hornby OO Class 43 HST power cars

199 OO Chris Ellis
Review Hornby Int/Jouef HO X73500 diesel railcar

199 HO, OO Chris Ellis
Review Hornby Int/Jouef HO X3800 Picasso diesel railcar

199 HO, OO Chris Ellis
Review Piko HO SNCF BB7400 diesel

201 HO Chris Ellis
Article On the road
Some thoughts and methods on improving road vehicles.
202 Steve Grantham
Article Motive power retrospect
The Brawa V100 in HO, and the Brawa V100 in N.
204 HO, N Chris Ellis
Layout description Working on the MaP
Operating methods described on the very large Mertonford and Pinetree On30 layout.
Plan(s) Photograph(s)
206 On30 Andrew Knights
Layout idea Iota Switching layout
A compact HO plan for an American switching layout complete with a simple but prototypical operating scheme in HO-see also 79/192.
208 Andrew Martin
Scale drawing GWR station lamps and lamp posts

210 Arthur North
Layout description Tuning Fork in O gauge
Either for use as an extension to an existing layout (see 54/484) or as a stand alone layout in 6ft .
Plan(s) Photograph(s)
212 O Chris Ellis
Layout description Heavy Traffic
A compact UK based shunting layout in OO using the modern era theme of an industrial park.
Plan(s) Photograph(s)
214 OO Steve Grantham
Layout idea Proto-freelancing
The concept descibed of building freelance layouts with plausible histories and settings.
217 Stuart Robinson
Layout idea Very short short line
The Kendallville Terminal Railway in central Peoria, Illinois, all 1/2 mile of it, described.
219 Brian Schmidt
Layout idea Salt Lake City transit
Based on the modern integrated transport centre in central Salt Lake City, Utah a suggested layout incorporating UP switching, long distance Amtrack passenger trains, a commuter line, light rail and local bus.
220 John Flann

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.