Continental Modeller March 2017

CM March – this month
 
RAILWAY OF THE MONTH
ERMENGERST
Alan Peacock describes his new German HO layout, a small halt on a secondary line between Bavaria and Baden-Württemberg, set in Epoch IV.
 
PLAN OF THE MONTH
NICE CFP
Brian Meredith suggests the new city centre terminus of the Chemin de Fer de Provence would make a novel subject for the modeller with limited space.
 
FEATURES
 
SOUTH BOHEMIA
To capture the sense of the train in the landscape that characterises the prototype, Blair Hobson adopted TTe (narrow gauge in 1:120) for his new Czech layout.
 
QUISLING, CALIFORNIA
Brian Moore explains the background to his American HO layout and demonstrates how it fits into a modular operating group.
 
LENSOBENG
Paul Spray was inspired by the landscape of Lesotho and created an ingenious multi-level OO9 layout.
 
M.A.S.H.
Simon Dawson could not resist some 1:35 scale kits based on the classic film and television series, setting them in a diorama with a narrow gauge mine railway.
 
BLS TUNNEL RESCUE CENTRE
Essential emergency provision for the base tunnel – Boyd Misstear explains how he used several Peco ‘Manyways’ train shed kits as the basis of a version of the Bern – Lötschberg – Simplon Intervention Centre.
 
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