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  • St Ann’s Cove: We’re up and running!

    St Ann’s Cove: We’re up and running!

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    Pete Kelly brings the latest from RMM’s N-gauge ‘St Ann’s Cove’ project, including shaping the inner harbour, glueing the Kato track into position and getting the trains running smoothly.

  • Dinas 1869 – the Ffestiniog Railway in 014

    Dinas 1869 – the Ffestiniog Railway in 014

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    Modelling the historic Ffestiniog Railway presents many challenges – but to those who rise to meet them, the result can be truly exquisite. Paul Holmes tells the story so far of his 014-scale ‘Dinas 1869’ layout.

  • A tin train for Christmas!

    A tin train for Christmas!

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    Last month, we reviewed Michael Foster’s fourth book in his British Toy Trains series and – just in time for Christmas – we have received copies of two of the previous titles.

  • Onwards and upwards – the ever-changing story of the historic Ffestiniog Railway 

    Onwards and upwards – the ever-changing story of the historic Ffestiniog Railway 

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    Craig Amess charts the rise, decline and hard-earned rebirth of the Ffestiniog Railway – and enjoys the treats in store on this and the adjoining Welsh Highland Railway this Christmas.

  • Layouts we love: Callum’s modelling bugle call marks the Battle of Amiens

    Layouts we love: Callum’s modelling bugle call marks the Battle of Amiens

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    Callum Willcox describes the inspiration behind the building of his First World War 009-scale military trench railway layout ‘Amiens 1918 – Tracks & Trenches’ that recently took a top award at a Swansea model railway exhibition.

  • It’s a set-up!

    It’s a set-up!

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    Pete Kelly arrived at Caistor Town Hall in Lincolnshire three hours before opening time to see what was involved in setting up this year’s Caistor Model Railway Show. 

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