Branch out...


The September 2017 issue of Model Rail is OUT NOW!

Plan and build the perfect branch line, in MR239.

Opening the box (NEW): This month's Big Picture is followed by all of the latest news: Tooling starts on Model Rail's exclusive 'J70', plus a first look at exciting new projects from Dapol and Hatton's. Plus, two new columns: According to Chris... and Modelling Lives.

Reviews: Golden Valley Hobbies' 'Janus', Hornby's new 'Toad' and Kernow's 'Tiger' china clay hopper are the star products in this month's reviews section.

Workbench: We show you how to plan an 'N' gauge layout, scratchbuild a tree, finish a layout, create an effective peeling weathering effect, build a pub, put together Peco's loco lift, and create 66775 HMS Argyll.

Features: Paul Lunn takes a look at the evolution of the Pacer, and Richard Foster considers how you can build a better branch line.

Layouts: 'Dart Valley Junction' (‘OO’). 'Ashburton' (‘N’). 'Sub Wealden Gypsum Co.' (3mm).

Regulars: Exhibition Diary and a new look Backscene.

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