Continental Modeller April 2017
CM April – extra pages this month
RAILWAY OF THE MONTH
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
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.
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.
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.