Model Railway Planning and Design Handbook
The world of Railway Modelling is changing rapidly, exciting new models are becoming available almost month by month and there has never been a better time to get involved in the hobby. Knowing exactly how and where to start is the key to achieving your goals and getting long-lasting enjoyment. This book is bursting with ideas and practical advice to help you do just that. Aimed at the enthusiastic newcomer and the accomplished modeller alike, the emphasis is on planning and designing layouts that are easily achievable within the constraints of our modern busy lifestyles and the ever present hurdles of available space, time and money. Small portable layouts as well as larger permanent plans for spare rooms, garages and attics are included, and, as railway modelling embraces many levels of modelling skill and expertise, we present schemes suitable for both sectional and flexible trackwork as well as that which has to be handbuilt.
To do this in one volume, the publishers have gathered together five of today's accomplished layout designers, modellers and authors. Each passes on their knowledge and reveals their own planning methods, describing how they generate their initial ideas and transform them into workable plans.
Softback, 96 pages, colour illustrations and photographs throughout
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