Category Archives: Chris Nevard

Model Rail 186

For September’s Model Rail,  https:modelrail I’ve been very fortunate and privileged to have Albion Yard featured as one of the magazine layouts and be on the front cover. Inside are some brilliant pictures from Chris Nevard http://nevardmedia and there is an unusual … Continue reading

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Not another MPD, & Parkside’s Mica X7…

It’s easy to think that sometimes, and I have to admit I’m not the biggest fan of this type of layout as often they are a bit ‘samey’ and it takes a real artistic touch and observational flair in particular … Continue reading

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Hornby 42xx Chassis modifications

This is a view of the new guard irons that I’ve made for Hornby’s 42xx, which has given an immediate improvement in the locos appearance both from the side and rear view. Its an easy mod to do and I’ll … Continue reading

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13, Feeling Lucky ?

This is Parkside Kit No PC13, and I was feeling lucky. Its an interesting prototype and a visually appealing wagon being a covered hopper. Its taken quite a while to get the kits I’m building together, partly because the layout … Continue reading

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Forty Shades of Grey, The Impressionists II

This is the latest to go to the paint shops, its a Hornby Railroad class 40, or to some of us who have been round the block a bit, Lima. Its pretty much ready the undercoat being Halfords plastic grey … Continue reading

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Scalefour North 2013

Scalefour North at Wakefield was a good one overall and three layouts caught my particular interest. Bristol Barrow Road, seen above and shown as work in progress. Already there are a good amount of features that are possibly going to … Continue reading

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The Backscene (Railway Modeller March 2013)

One of the features of the layout that has attracted a great deal of interest is the backscene. This is a digitally printed image 14ft x 2ft. In the March 2013 Railway Modeller theres a how to article if you’re … Continue reading

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Buckets of Nothing …

Buckets, what about them? Well they are surprisingly common and noticeable when you see them. For the steam era modeller they are often seen on a locomotive tender or hanging from a lamp iron. Sand buckets for fire fighting are … Continue reading

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Letters (and Numbers) from America

B&O I-12 Caboose Many of us will be familiar with iconic American F series diesels, the streamlined nose, Santa Fe ‘Warbonnet’, Union Pacific, or Canadian National ‘Pacman’ or ‘Wet Noodle’ color schemes, as UK modellers we may not know what … Continue reading

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Window Dressing and First Show

First Show 2013 Yesterday I went to the CMRA show at St Albans for a day out. It was pretty much what I expected of the show, which has always been a good regional event. Spread over three floors of … Continue reading

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