July 1, 2017
by Gavin Hince
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DSP&P Alpine Tunnel featured in July NGDU

George Sebastian-Coleman’s majestic “Alpine Tunnel” layout features in NGDU’s July edition. The pictorial feature shows how well George has captured the bleak uplands of the Rockies, and the struggle of tiny 3-foot gauge trains up the grades. Readers queried how … Continue reading

June 9, 2017
by Gavin Hince
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July edition out soon!

We’ve just received advance copies of the coming July edition of NGDU, out in the last week of June. This issue is a ripper – last year we visited master modeller George Sebastian-Coleman’s wonderful On3 layout. George has followed the … Continue reading

January 28, 2017
by Gavin Hince
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Holiday projects

I hope that most NGDU readers have the chance to tackle some refreshing projects over the holidays. My own project has been another foray into live steam – a 7/8″ Hunslet called “Jack”. This combines parts from Roundhouse engineering and … Continue reading

November 30, 2016
by Gavin Hince
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January edition preview

We’re just waiting on supplies for the January edition, which will be out prior to the Xmas break. What’s in store for your holiday reading? January’s issue features “Tracks to the Trenches” – Ian Shiels’ atmospheric WW1 layout. We also … Continue reading

October 25, 2016
by Gavin Hince
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Haskell NQRs now available

A quick cross-post here, and a plug for the newly-arrived “NQR” Victorian Railways open wagon from Haskell Co in On30. Initial impressions are very positive – these injected-styrene RTR wagons have excellent and crisp detailing. We’ll be sure to do … Continue reading

October 3, 2016
by Gavin Hince
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October edition out now

Issue 63 – October 2016 – is now available; copies will be mailed to subscribers this week. This edition includes a semi-portable On30 layout by Laurie Green and John Hunter – see how their desire for easy transport influenced the … Continue reading