Reference books are vital for ensuring accuracy in modelling, regardless of genre. While there are myriad hard and softback works out there, showing the real subjects, many also incorporate actual modelling focus. Books are highly useful in terms of how a particular machine looks in terms of finish, as well as finer structural details.
North Wales, the Snowdonia National Park and its surrounding landscape offer picturesque views of coasts, mountains, valleys and hills. Combined with the traditional slate industry that dominated the area, the region’s railways traverse very harsh environments whether on the North Wales Coast line or through the mountains.BEN CHURCH
New from Key Publishing comes this illustrated guide for one of the most unappreciated British diesel designs. The Class 31s were built by Brush Traction from 1957 to 1962 and were born out of the modernisation plan of 1955, which called for the wholesale replacement of steam with diesel and electric traction on a like-for-like basis.BEN CHURCH
Air-Britain has published its second volume examining British Aircraft Specifications, this time focusing on 1950 to 1976... and there's plenty of reference for modellers.Chris Clifford