Modelling the East Coast Main Line in the British Railways Era (Paperback)

By Tony Wright

The Crowood Press UK, 9781785003165, 224pp.

Publication Date: January 9, 2018

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This new book follows the construction of an East Coast Main Line layout in 00 gauge.  It takes the reader through all aspects of constructing the layout.  Includes research, planning and preparation; baseboard construction, track laying and ballasting and wiring and making signals.  Modelling scenery, buildings, locomotives, carriages and wagons are all covered along with how to plan an operation sequence.

About the Author

Tony Wright has had an interest in railways ever since he saw a Princess Coronation in Chester General Station at five years old. After a career in education, he became a photojournalist in 1992, specializing in model railways. He took up professional loco building and, with Wolverhampton MRC, was involved in the building of several highly successful exhibition layouts. Tony was Assistant Editor for British Railway Modelling until 2011 and also President of the Historical Model Railway Society. He now spends his time making models, writing articles and photographing products and layouts.