Contents October 2021 vol 72 No.852

706 The Railways of South Gloucestershire Railway of the Month Tony Ditchfield reveals the full extent of his decade long endeavours to recapture the railway scene of his youth in miniature with this garage-based layout in OO.

714 Elybridge signalling and junction controls Following on from last month, Lance Cadell describes the signal gantries on Elybridge and explains how the double junctions on the layout are wired.

717 A tale of two garden railways Kevin Byrne used a simple ‘block and beam’ foundation for his outdoor O gauge tracks that can be modified or rebuilt easily should the need arise.

722 A Fowler 4F in O – Part 3 John Cockcroft takes us through the final stages of construction for his kit-built 4F 0-6-0 in 7mm.

726 Cemaes Bay Iain Brierley took a ‘might have been’ LNWR branch terminus on Anglesey and constructed this compact N gauge layout which oozes 1960s atmosphere.

732 Talking Points Topical issues from the world of railway modelling. This month, Craig Tiley discusses the latest developments at Bachmann Europe Plc with the manufacturer’s Communications Manager Richard Proudman.

734 The Hawksworth ‘1500’ 0-6-0PT Scale Drawings With the release of OO gauge R-T-R models for these Western Region locomotives on the horizon, we present 4mm scale drawings and accompanying prototype notes produced by the late Ian Beattie.

736 Brickmaker’s Lane Plan of the Month Dave Cooper describes the concept for his current N gauge project, a complex N gauge London-based layout set amongst the busy lines south of the river.

738 Falcon Rock Micro Marvel Bob Telford set out to build a test track that could be used at home for OO9 Society meetings, but it soon evolved into this novel exhibition layout.

740 Bossington Ian Busby unveils this restored OO gauge layout that was originally constructed in the 1960s by the late Leslie Eden and featured in the December 1968 RM.