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Modelling Branch Lines - A Guide for Railway Modellers

By David Wright

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ISBN: 9781785000195
PUBLISHED (THIS EDITION): 30/07/2015
PAGES: 192
BINDING: Paperback
SIZE: 246x189 mm
INSIDE: 307 colour and b&w photographs and 71 drawings and diagrams

This comprehensive book is aimed at all those railway modellers who wish to create a realistic model of a branch line. It contains a vast array of useful information, excellent reference photographs, practical tips, explanations of modelling techniques and a host of exciting modelling ideas.


  • Examines the origins, developments and future of branch lines in Britain
  • Considers where to house the model and demonstrates how it can be located and operated in a relatively small space without losing its appeal
  • Provides useful insights into how to select a suitable branch line to model
  • Discusses how to create scenic realism and an appropriate setting for the model, with reference to the landscape, the infrastructure, the lineside and the use of authentic colour
  • Presents information about a selection of real, and some fictitious, branch lines in order to inspire the modeller and help him select a suitable subject to lovingly recreate
  • Contains track plans and superb drawings of the whole scene which provide a visual interpretation of what the completed model should look like
  • Presents a number of case-study projects

RRP: £18.99

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E-Book Edition: £16.99 (incl. VAT)


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" An interesting book that I am sure will be of help to anyone contemplating a branch line model, written by someone who has much experience of the hobby. "
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Reviewed By: The Model Railway Club

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