A unique look at railway modelling from the very top end of the hobby. Shows methods used by the professional model maker. Completely rewritten with new photographs and illustrations. Three specially built new layouts. Projects for beginners and advanced modellers. Includes updates in model railway technology, including digital command control and a more thorough explanation of conventional wiring. Understanding maps and contours, designing the layout, building the baseboard. Making buildings, painting and weathering, track laying and signalling.
John Wylie is a professional model-maker and photographer. He specialises in making architectural models for large commercial property developers, for films and for television. He has lectured on model-making at various universities and colleges for over 30 years, and has written numerous magazine articles on the subject. He lives in Erith, Kent.