Continental Modeller April 2017

CM April – extra pages this month
 
RAILWAY OF THE MONTH
ZLATA VYCHOD
CD meets DBAG – David Paylor describes his Czech HO layout, set on a main line near the German border in the present day, with local branches and a narrow gauge line to add variety.
 
PLAN OF THE MONTH
BURG OBERLÖWENSTEIN
A ruined castle overlooking a railway junction, modelled in N by members of the MSC Maas en Waal.
 
SPECIAL FEATURE –
NÜRNBERG TRADE FAIR 2017 REPORT
The first part of our customary comprehensive coverage of the model railway section of this international toy and hobby fair deals with HO. Next month – N, Z, TT, O, 1, narrow gauge, and G, plus structures and scenics.
 
FEATURES
 
PEMPOUL – A RETROSPECTIVE
Gordon Gravett looks back at the generally successful life of his 1:50 scale layout which has been popular at exhibitions, introducing many to the delights of rural French metre gauge.
 
RUSTY IRON FITTINGS
A final touch of rusty realism on building façades – Emmanuel Nouaillier shows some detailed structure modelling.
 
COEVOORDSEKADE
Maurice Hopper explains the Dutch background and planning of his new P87 exhibition layout, designed for portability.
 
KIDMORE SHORT LINE
Satisfying switching in a sensible space – David Mitchell describes his latest American N micro layout.
 
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