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Written Articles

With all the wealth of knowledge known by the various members of the club, a lot of them write articles to share this knowledge with others - this allows fellow club members but also the general public to learn about different things within the railway modelling world that they may not have known before. Whilst all the recent articles written by club members are below, the older articles written by club members can be found towards the bottom of the page.


Recent Articles - by members of Bognor Regis Model Railway Club

As modelling techniques and technology develops more and more at a rather quick pace, club members are getting more and more involved with the future of modelling - such as the installation of a Roco Z21 operating system at the club rooms. This can all be written up into articles for fellow modellers and club members to read, and maybe learn something they did not know before.

A Bombed Carriage: Written by Tom, a junior club member, this article describes how to make a carriage look bombed, such as Tom's creation for a small diorama that he built.


Magazine Articles

As well as articles for this website, and occasionally, a website for another group or individual, many members of our club have had their layouts featured in a multitude of magazine articles across a wide range of publishers. All of the layouts featured also go out on the exhibition circuit and fly the flag for the club, showing off stunning examples of the level of modelling people within the club produce. Click on the links below (if applicable) to take you to the article, and have a read to see what those featured are all about!


Strathmore L.I.P

Railway Modeller September 2019    
 Modbury Torr  Mixed Traffic (3mm Society Magazine)* April 2014   Click Here With many thanks to the Editor of Mixed Traffic, for his permission to reproduce this article

*Please click here to learn more about the 3mm Society


Older Articles - by members of Bognor Regis Model Railway Club

Along with the recent articles above, there are also a large range of older artciles that were also written by members of the club - these range from modelling techniques to the introduction of wireless DCC, along with so much more. Take a read of some of the articles below, you may find something grabs your interest that you did not know would!

Allbroke Estate Railway - Part 1 / Part 2: How one of the club members got to the stage of a finished layout, after abortive attempts and slow progress.

Great Day Out at Amberley: When you visit a preserved railway, it is not always just about the travelling - sometimes it is about the driving, as is talked about in this article.

Investigating Hornby Railmaster - Part 1 / Part 2Hornby have recently announced that a new version of "Railmaster" would be coming out with their new 2013 range - this being a way to control your layout from both your computer and smartphone. This article discusses the pros and cons of this relatively cheap DCC opening to the future technology.

Sharing Know-How: Written by Cliff South and originally published in the NMRA British Region Newsletter, this slightly amended article explains why encouraging the younger generation to carry on the railway modelling is a benefit to everyone.

The Trials and Tribulations of Exhibiting: The story of the first exhibition for the completed Slindon Vale Railway, albeit a shortened version with the other boards still being created.

Winter WorkbenchAn article by Doug Meany about having a portable workbench for 'occasional' modelling without it being in the way of others when not in use,