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Model Rail is Britain’s brightest and most informative magazine for model railway fans. Every issue is packed with the country’s finest home and club layouts, stunning photography, unbiased and in-depth product reviews, expert tips, layout plans, inspirational real railway subjects and step-by-step articles that really show you how.

We cover every stage of the hobby, from buying a first train set right through to museum standard finescale modelling in a lively style that encourages readers to get involved in the world’s greatest hobby.

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MR219 - Packed with practical features, advice, inspiration and real layout-building!



- The FINAL THREE ‘USAs’ in colour. Once they’re gone, they’re gone. Order now to avoid disappointment!



-     Model of the month: Chris Leigh examines Dapol’s Class 73 electro-diesel

-     Minerva’s ‘O’ gauge Peckett

-     Oxford’s Manx models

-     Hornby's ‘J50’ 0-6-0T



- Leicester South ('OO')

- Blandford Forum (‘OO’)

- Inverboyndie (‘OO’)



-     Britain’s Classic Railways

-     Settle & Carlisle layout ideas and plans

-     From the Withered Arm to the Cromford & High Peak



-     Layout wiring 2: The fundamentals explained and demonstrated by George Dent and Dave Lowery

-     Starting Cromford Goods, Peter Marriott’s layout project.

-     Stuart Moore describes his remarkable 2mmFS exercise in creating atmosphere

-     Stephan Kraus reveals his scenic techniques



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