Monday 26 February 2024

The February 2024 issue of the AMRM available now

The February 2024 issue of the AMRM is available in store

If your local hobby shop or newsagent does not stock AMRM (ask them why not!), you can purchase a paper copy of the February issue online at:

The digital version of the February 2024 issue of the AMRM will is available from Zinio


The February 2024 cover.






The Contents page.










The February 2024 issue of the AMRM, is now available on line, hard copies are available in store

 

Another bumper 80 page issue! 

Feature articles are:

 

 

Katie’s Lane – A Metropolitan Goods line in the 1970s

Ian Lees describes his compact NSWGR shunting layout.

 

Mooing and bleating for CWs and GSVs

Stephe Jitts installs livestock sounds to CW and GSV stock vans

 

Building VR KCC cement container wagons

David Clark builds Victorian Railways KCC cement container wagons.

 

Inland Rail

Mark Jesser builds a diorama for the Inland Rail project.

 

SCT’s ARBY insulated refrigeration vans

The AMRM team outlines SCT’s ARBY insulated refrigeration vans.

 

A Location to model – Peterborough Station yard

The AMRM Team outlines a location to model with a difference: Peterborough station yard in the triple gauge era.

 

Putting the O in Casterton – Part Eight

Scott Whitaker continues his epic layout build.

 

Readers Gallery

Steve Bucton shares his weathering techniques.

 

60 Years of Memories

John Casey shares his 60 year association with Australian Model Railway Magazine.

Trevor Hodges presents his regular column ‘in the loop’ and more…

for Reader’s Gallery, if you want your layout or modelling project published, email: amrmeditor@outlook.com



Finally there is News from the Australian hobby world, and Mailbag...

We also have available an online version of AMRM to compliment our traditional paper version. You can purchase the paper version from newsagents, hobby shops and specialist bookshops (or direct from AMRM if none of the above are convenient), while the online version can be purchased either through us or direct from Zinio International.


Contact AMRM, either by sending us the form below, or via our website, to take out a subscription to the online version (or adjust your current subscription to include the online version) in time for the release of the online version.



Purchase this issue of AMRM.

Ring the office on (02) 9311 2036 and have your credit card handy.

Or click here to


purchase the paper or digital (or both) versions of AMRM at our website.


You can also purchase a digital issue of AMRM (including back issues) from the Zinio site.

Saturday 9 December 2023

December issue of the AMRM Sutherland location to model complete article

In conjunction with the February 2024 issue of the AMRM we have reproduced the Sutherland location to model article in its complete form here.









Friday 17 November 2023

December 2023 issue of the AMRM page 34

 Page 34 of the AMRM was omitted in the hard copy December 2023 issue, the Zinio on line version is not effected.

We have reproduced page 34 here. This page will be printed in issue 364, with a link to the complete article.


Monday 13 November 2023

Back issue: December 2023 issue of the AMRM

The December 2023 issue of the AMRM is available in store on the 16th of November 2023.

If your local hobby shop or newsagent does not stock AMRM (ask them why not!), you can purchase a paper copy of the December issue online at:

The digital version of the December 2023 AMRM will be available on the15th of December 2023 from Zinio


The October 2023 cover.




The Contents page.








The December 2023 issue of the AMRM, is now available on line, hard copies should be available in store on or before the 16th November 2023.

Another bumper 80 page issue! 

Feature articles are:

The December 2023 issue of the AMRM, is now available on line, hard copies are available in store

 

Another bumper 80 page issue! 

Feature articles are:

  

Barossa Junction

Keith and James Pennington outline the construction of the layout, Barossa Junction, 2.4m x 1.2m size layout loosely based on the Barossa Valley region.

 

Putting the O into Casterton – Part seven

Scott Whitaker continues his epic layout build as he moves into the Train Room

 

A Poor Man’s Staff Machine Craig Mackie builds a staff machine.

 

A Location to model: Sutherland John Casey presents a Sydney suburban location to model with a variety of era and operational options.

 

Modelling the Nepean River Bridges at Camden, Part four

Michael Gourlay concludes his build of the Nepean River Bridges at Camden in HO scale, with Part Four.

 

20 Years of T-TRAK in Australia

Celebrate Twenty years of T-Trak with Mark Jesser.

 

KCC cement container wagons David Clark outlines the Victorian Railways KCC cement container wagons.

 

Build a diode matrix

Erik Bennett builds a push button diode matrix system for point control on your layout.

 

Taits – Variations on a theme Doug Hart highlights variations in the Victorian Railways Tait suburban electric train sets. 

Trevor Hodges presents his regular column ‘in the loop’ and more…

for Reader’s Gallery, if you want your layout or modelling project published, email: amrmeditor@outlook.com


Finally there is News from the Australian hobby world, and Mailbag...

We also have available an online version of AMRM to compliment our traditional paper version. You can purchase the paper version from newsagents, hobby shops and specialist bookshops (or direct from AMRM if none of the above are convenient), while the online version can be purchased either through us or direct from Zinio International.


Contact AMRM, either by sending us the form below, or via our website, to take out a subscription to the online version (or adjust your current subscription to include the online version) in time for the release of the online version.



Purchase this issue of AMRM.

Ring the office on (02) 9311 2036 and have your credit card handy.

Or click here to


purchase the paper or digital (or both) versions of AMRM at our website.


You can also purchase a digital issue of AMRM (including back issues) from the Zinio site.

Wednesday 13 September 2023

Back issue: October 2023 issue of the AMRM

The October 2023 issue of the AMRM is available in store on the 14th of September 2023.

If your local hobby shop or newsagent does not stock AMRM (ask them why not!), you can purchase a paper copy of the June issue online at:

The digital version of the October 2023 AMRM will be available on the 13th of September 2023 from Zinio


The October 2023 cover.



The Contents page.




The October 2023 issue of the AMRM, is now available on line, hard copies should be available in store on or before the 20th of July 2023.

Another bumper 80 page issue! 

Feature articles are:

The October 2023 issue of the AMRM, is now available on line, hard copies are available in store

 

Another bumper 80 page issue! 

Feature articles are:

  

Bombo, NSW

Brendan Tandy outlines the construction of his layout of Bombo inspired by Childhood memories and brought to reality in HO scale.

 

Modelling the Nepean River Bridges at Camden, Part three

Michael Gourlay continues his build of the Nepean River Bridges at Camden in HO scale, with Part Three.

 

The Yass Tramway

Les Fordham outlines the Yass Tramway a compact layout location to model.

 

Putting the O into Casterton – Part six

Scott Whitaker continues his epic layout build by describing the train room fit out.

 

Steel train operations on the Cassino layout

Craig Mackie outlines Steel train operations on his Cassino layout.

 

AMRA Victorian Exhibition

The AMRM Team cover the 51st Annual Australian Model Railway Association Victorian Branch Exhibition.

 

Stop Monkeying Around! Or, making GY wagon tarpaulins.

John Byrne, shares a cheap and easy technique for making your own wagon tarpaulins.

 

Trevor Hodges presents his regular column ‘in the loop’ and more…

for Reader’s Gallery, if you want your layout or modelling project published, email: amrmeditor@outlook.com


Finally there is News from the Australian hobby world, and Mailbag...

We also have available an online version of AMRM to compliment our traditional paper version. You can purchase the paper version from newsagents, hobby shops and specialist bookshops (or direct from AMRM if none of the above are convenient), while the online version can be purchased either through us or direct from Zinio International.


Contact AMRM, either by sending us the form below, or via our website, to take out a subscription to the online version (or adjust your current subscription to include the online version) in time for the release of the online version.



Purchase this issue of AMRM.

Ring the office on (02) 9311 2036 and have your credit card handy.

Or click here to


purchase the paper or digital (or both) versions of AMRM at our website.


You can also purchase a digital issue of AMRM (including back issues) from the Zinio site.

Wednesday 12 July 2023

Back issue: August 2023 issue of the AMRM

The August 2023 issue of the AMRM is available in store on the 20th of July 2023.

If your local hobby shop or newsagent does not stock AMRM (ask them why not!), you can purchase a paper copy of the June issue online at:

The digital version of the August 2023 AMRM will be available on the 12th of July 2023 from Zinio


The August 2023 cover.




The Contents page.










The August 2023 issue of the AMRM, is now available on line, hard copies should be available in store on or before the 20th of July 2023.

Another bumper 80 page issue! 

Feature articles are:

Fern on the Leafy Bay branch Martin Murden and his daughter Mandie outline

their latest layout Fern.

 

Newstead – Another Chapter in Speculative Modelling

Alan Shaw builds a proto-freelanced N scale layout.

 

Jumbo coil containers

Chris Jones provides background on modern jumbo

steel coil containers.

 

Timetable operations on the Cassino layout

Craig Mackie outlines timetable operations on his Cassino layout.

 

Modelling the Nepean River Bridges at Camden, Part 2

Michael Gourlay continues building the railway bridges on his layout.

 

Putting the O into Casterton – Part five

Scott Whitaker continues his epic layout build.

 

Latching relay frog picker

Erik Bennett outlines how to power your Peco Electrofrog frog points with an inexpensive and reliable power switcher. 

The Great Train Show report

 

Trevor Hodges presents his regular column ‘in the loop’ and more…

for Reader’s Gallery, if you want your layout or modelling project published, email: amrmfeedback@tpg.com.au


Finally there is News from the Australian hobby world, and Mailbag...

We also have available an online version of AMRM to compliment our traditional paper version. You can purchase the paper version from newsagents, hobby shops and specialist bookshops (or direct from AMRM if none of the above are convenient), while the online version can be purchased either through us or direct from Zinio International.


Contact AMRM, either by sending us the form below, or via our website, to take out a subscription to the online version (or adjust your current subscription to include the online version) in time for the release of the online version.



Purchase this issue of AMRM.

Ring the office on (02) 9311 2036 and have your credit card handy.

Or click here to


purchase the paper or digital (or both) versions of AMRM at our website.


You can also purchase a digital issue of AMRM (including back issues) from the Zinio site.