Journal 4/17


Journal 4/17 is progressing well and is now nearly completed. It is hoped to get it finished over the coming weekend ready to generate print ready files to send off to the printers. Currently we’re just waiting on a couple of adverts and the TLOs trade report which should include a review of the new DJM Mermaid wagon. The contents of the full colour Journal are finalised as:

  • What’s new in ‘N’ – News and reviews including progress reports on NGS products development
  • Urban Building Modelling – Tackling a rarely modelled genre
  • Evoking a Sense of Time & Place (part 3) – Phil Lundberg continues his history lesson with the West Mids and NW England
  • The Empire Strikes Back – Derek Farmer produces a 1930s style cinema
  • Left Luggage – A layout in a suitcase made by Aaron Fothergill
  • Members Models – Two outside framed locos by David Tomkiss
  • Decoder Installation – Barry Bryant explains how and some options
  • 50th Annual General Meeting – Photos from the day at Cleethorpes
  • The Ridgacre branch – A first N gauge layout from Chris Morris
  • Centre Page Spread – Dentdale
  • Buildings in Card – Will Heath shows how to replicate a real building
  • 101 Deliberations – Tony Buckton fettles a class 101 and adds sound
  • The Story of a Railway – Mark Davis tells the tale of his layout
  • Individualising Building Kits – Some ideas to adapt and enhance building kits
  • Pre-Grouping GWR Passenger Stock – Modelling examples by Jerry O’Reilly
  • Another Warflat – Victor Hall builds the NGS kit
  • Building a Low Relief Structure (part 1) – Tackling a real building in plasticard
  • Modelling Mail Train – Members letters

And, of course as usual, will be included the Newsletter supplement that contains details of the latest NGS news including reports from the AGM. All this will be posted out to all NGS members towards the end of July. For details of actual publication and send-out confirmation see: