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Contents for issue 97

Type Details Page Scale Author
Editorial The circle line
The editor reflects on continuous run layouts - a change to the more usual shelf layouts featured in the magazine
141 Chris Ellis
Review Hornby: BR9S0 4-VEP/Class 423/1 EMU

171 OO Chris Ellis
Review Graham Farish: BR Class 03 diesel shunter

171 N Chris Ellis
Review Bachmann: BR(M) Class 3F 0-6-0

171 OO Chris Ellis
Layout idea Preservation lines
Thoughts on modelling a preserved line and the flexibility that offers, including a plan (6ft by 3ft in OO) based on the Chacewater Railway in Staffordshire.
Plan(s) Photograph(s)
174 OO Giles Barnabe
Article Hard wired decoders
Gordon Walker demonstrates how to add a decoder to an older model that made no provision for DCC conversion, using a Liliput HOe Class 2091 locomotive.
Photograph(s)
176 Gordon Walker
Layout idea Inglenook variations
Three variations on the Inglenook, 1ft wide and between 5ft and 6ft long in OO/HO
Plan(s)
177 OO/HO Jack Trollope
Article Building 'Daisy'
An attractive Gn15 locomotive conversion, based on the useful Hornby 'Bill' or 'Ben' model
Photograph(s)
178 Gn15 Giles Barnabe
Layout description Canadian brewery
A very compact (3ft by 10in) N scale layout
Plan(s) Photograph(s)
180 N Jacques Bordouxle
Scale drawing Great Northern Railway 9 ton 4 plank open wagon

Plan(s)
182 Arthur North
Layout description Balnakeil Estate Railway
A superb Gn15 layout set on the fictional Scottish island of Kiloran
Plan(s) Photograph(s)
184 Gn15 Ian Roberts
Layout idea Port Able RR
Mike Keiran's new project is a very small continuous run HO short line in just 4ft6in by 3ft2in using Atlas Snap Track.
Plan(s)
186 HO Mike Kieran
Layout idea Round and round
The editor suggests that there is good potential - and prototype precedent - in small compact continuous oval type layouts
Plan(s) Photograph(s)
187 Chris Ellis
Layout description 13th Avenue, Miami
A very compact (107cm by 30cm) switching layout in N gauge based on a real setting and built in a box file
Plan(s) Photograph(s)
191 N Tom Lloyd
Layout idea Fioux-les-Eaux
Another very compact (72in by 20in) layout depicting French rail operations quite authentically.
Plan(s) Photograph(s)
193 HO Giles Barnabe

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.