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ISSUE 374 - JUNE 2011

NZ Model Railway Journal Issue no. 374

Additional photographs supporting the articles on the Dubs A locomotive kit, Neil Ward's layout are posted in the GALLERY while photos covering the NX and SK wagons are posted in the MEMBERS section of the website.

This month:

JEWELS - Peter Ross photographed Roger Bennetts’ 1:64-scale TranzAlpine train.

ETCHED-BRASS DUBS A KIT - Quentin Roper and Grant Morrell outline their experience building the 1:64-scale version of the MMW kit.

THE DUBS A: A BRIEF HISTORY - Peter Ross outlines the history of these characterful locomotives.

ENHANCING THE TORTOISE - Phil Rzoska solves some problems with slow-motion point motors. Peter Ross adds some extra notes.

AN AID TO CHOOSING LED RESISTORS - Les Downey matches the brilliance of his LED tail lamps.

PAEROA TO WAIHI REVISTED - Neil Ward provides the back story to his 1:64-scale locomotive fleet.

NX.1 EXPERIMENTAL FLAT-TOP WAGON - Darryl Palmer describes his 1:64-scale model of a fast four-wheeler.

JENKINSON’S DREAM: LEYLAND RAILCAR RM.3 - Kevin Crosado concludes the history of an NZR fiasco, with CMEO detail drawings Y7641, Y7651 and Y7665, courtesy of Archives New Zealand.

SK CONTAINER WAGON - Drawings of a 1980s design.

SK CONTAINER WAGON - Kevin Crosado provides details of this issue’s wagon plan.

FIFTIES FOCUS - Bob Hepburn shares photographs of stations between Gisborne and Napier.

WELLINGTON SHELTERS - Drawings of distinctive station buildings courtesy of Chris Bradley.

NEWS, VIEWS AND REVIEWS

INANGAHUA JUNCTION - Colin Barry shows how he used his research to build a 1:64-scale model.

CARPETING MY TUNNELS - Graham Dredge improves the look and sound attenuation of his tunnels.

COVER - Peter Ross photographed Roger Bennetts’ 1:64-scale model of DXR8007 hauling the TranzAlpine express on the TALMR exhibition layout from Christchurch.

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