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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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Issue 210 - on sale June 4th
Bask in the sunshine with a copy of Model Rail 210. ON SALE JUNE 4.
News: All of the hobby’s hottest news stories.
• Hornby unveils a new range of GWR coaches, a first look at Hatton’s ‘14XX’ and a roundup of the exciting new products available for your layout.
Reviews: Our in-depth, accurate and frank reviews are at least one step ahead of the rest!
• Locomotion’s GNR ‘Atlantic’, Graham Farish’s ‘Merchant Navy’ and Class 47/7 and Heljan’s ‘O’ gauge AC Cars railbus.
Layouts: An in-depth look at some of the best model railways around.
• Sydney Gardens (‘OO’ gauge)
• Bawdsey (‘EM’ gauge)
Masterplan: Ideas for potential projects, designed to kick start those creative modelling juices.
• Brunel’s structures were often huge - so surely you can’t build a layout around one? Or can you? Paul A. Lunn finds out.
Features: Fascinating articles, jam-packed with interesting facts.
• Mike Harris tells the fascinating story of Isambard Kingdom Brunel and how his work can be witnessed today.
• Brunel promised that the GWR would be ‘the finest work in England’ and that meant paying attention to every detail.
Workbench: Tips and tricks from our panel of modelling maestros.
Chris Leigh dabbles with another 3D printed item. Peter Marriott tests track-cleaning products. Andrew Lambourne demonstrates how to tackle DCC the right way. And Dave Lowery recreates Clifton Suspension Bridge.