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Making Tracks attempts official World Record

MIKE WILD

For the first time in UK model railways an official World Record attempt recognised by Guinness Word Records is being made by Pete Waterman and the Railnuts at Model World LIVE on April 27/28 2024 at the NEC in Birmingham.

MIKE WILD

EVENT PREVIEW: Model World LIVE 2024

Model World LIVE 2024 is just weeks away. Check out our full event preview guide to our brand-new Model World LIVE exhibition at the National Exhibition Centre (NEC) in Birmingham on April 27/28, 2024 here.

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Bachmann Baguley-Drewry 70HP diesel

BEN CHURCH

Bachmann’s long-awaited ‘OO9’ gauge Baguley-Drewry diesel locomotives are here five years after they were first announced, but have they been worth the wait? BEN CHURCH takes a closer look.

BEN CHURCH

Bachmann launches new Narrow Gauge range

MARK CHIVERS

Bachmann has revealed details of a new narrow gauge range - NG7.

MARK CHIVERS
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Class 104 conversion – Part 2

TIM SHACKLETON

Having already rebuilt the underframes as part of his Class 104 conversion, TIM SHACKLETON turns his attention to the bodywork. 3D-printed components come to his aid, as he explains.

TIM SHACKLETON
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Pen-y-Bryn - the Western Region in steam

PHILIP COGGAN

The South Wales collieries inspired PHILIP COGGAN to revisit his memories of working in them and create this compact scene in ‘OO’ gauge.Photography, Philip Coggan

PHILIP COGGAN
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Modelling a West Coast Railtour

RICHARD HALL

Railtours are a superb way of bringing variety to a layout. In the first of two step-by-step guides, RICHARD HALL shows how to recreate the railtour carriages  – which can be very different.

RICHARD HALL

BALKANS SPITFIRE MARKINGS FROM ZE-RO DECALS

Chris Clifford

Modellers interested in Balkans-related aircraft may want to consider the new Spitfire Mk.Vc markings from Ze-Ro decals, representing 352(Y) Squadron RAF airframe MH592.

Chris Clifford
NEW FIGURES/ACCESSORY FROM ROYAL MODEL News Premium

NEW FIGURES/ACCESSORY FROM ROYAL MODEL

Chris Clifford

Military builders wishing to add life to their military builds should consider the handy new items from Royal Model, in 1/35 and 1/16.

Chris Clifford