Contents October 2017 vol 68 No.804

814 Harlyn Pier Railway of the Month Inspired by the seaward end of the Lymington branch, but set further west in Cornwall, Peter Beckley’s O gauge layout is set in the early 1960s.

822 Summer springs on the New Cut Plan of the Month A Norfolk-based OO scene by Andrew Knights with a very versatile interchangeable fiddle yard, which can also be used (albeit with some restrictions) with O-16.5 stock.

826 Point control on Bridgebury Gate Russell Hobbs explains how the PL-10 solenoid motors on this N gauge layout are worked. (See RM October 2016 for the full layout feature.)

828 Clifton Bridge station Tony Musgrave and Roly Hamblin embarked on an N gauge recreation of this stopping point in the Avon Gorge, complete with Brunel’s suspension bridge.

832 The Gate Project of the Month David Nicholson describes his hinged, castor-fitted and precision-engineered movable section of his Scale 7 layout, which allows access out of his railway room.

835 Alwinton _ 3 Tony Lambert concludes his trilogy of features on this OO gauge layout by exploring the lighting setup, which enables him to simulate daytime and after dark.

838 Shell Haven Roy Emery took a sizeable Essex-based refinery complex as a starting point for this OO gauge layout, which depicts a typical installation in the 1980s/1990s.

842 M&GN goods shed Scale Drawings This edifice served the town of Spalding in Lincolnshire, for many years but its site is now occupied by housing. With scale drawings by Christopher Palmer.

844 Hollow Hills A small-space transition-era shed scene in OO gauge, built by Ian Arkley and featuring digitally-controlled sound and effective lighting.

849 Mileposts – 70 years of the Leeds Model Railway Society Alan Smith, the society’s Vice President – and a member since 1958 – looks back over seven decades of the organisation’s history.