Running on Empty


TIM SHACKLETON explores ways of modelling freight stock minus loads – a common feature of the real railway, but not always depicted convincingly on our layouts. The key, as ever, is observation.

AS a change from reading articles about modelling wagon loads, here’s one on empties. Every layout owner likes to see wagons earning their keep, but buying ready-made loads can work out expensive if you have a long train to fill.


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