June 2022 vol 73 No.860

376 Princetown and Yelverton Railway of the Month Gordon Vickers began modelling the famous Dartmoor terminus of Princetown in OO gauge, but it grew into a representation of the whole branch line from Yelverton that filled his garage!

384 Bob Phelps: a life in modelling A tribute to former Peco Senior Product Designer Bob Phelps, who passed away in March.

386 Holyhead Breakwater railway Plan of the Month Ben Bucki suggests a compact preserved railway layout, imagining that one of BR’s most obscure lines had survived to the present day.

388 Holm Road Depot Andrew Holl revived memories of his spotting days in the Gloucester area in the 1980s by building this O gauge tribute to the city’s former Horton Road Depot.

392 Talking Points Topical issues from the world of railway modelling. This month, Geoff Helliwell describes the concept of ‘nearly ready-to-run’ locomotives in 3mm scale.

394 Pont Harri Inspired by Pont Llanio on the Carmarthen-Aberystwyth line, Doug Richards created this compact and portable layout for home and exhibition use.

397 Barhall Junction Barrie Woods took an existing N gauge layout and transformed it into an extensive recreation of the BR steam-to-diesel transition era.

402 Royal models As part of our special coverage to celebrate HM The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, Toby Jennings finds out what opportunities exist for modelling royal trains using proprietary ready-to-run items and kits.

408 On Her Majesty’s service Project of the Month Callum Willcox adapts a Hornby OO gauge model to represent LMS 4-6-2 No.6201 Princess Elizabeth when it hauled the Royal Train in 2012, as part of HM The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee tour.

412 Mileposts – 2mm Scale Association 60th Anniversary John Aldrick explains how the 2mm Scale Association is celebrating a landmark anniversary – albeit a couple of years behind schedule.