April 6, 2024
by Gavin Hince
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April 2024 issue released

The April 2024 issue is packed full of interest, including: A visit to Don McKenney’s “Mill Valley Lumber Co” On3 layout, featuring his scratchbuild models and towering trees Build a ruined church Michael Schmidt’s new large-scale field railway Plans for … Continue reading

March 16, 2023
by Gavin Hince
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Get the April 2023 issue, out now!

Related in time for the 2023 Australian Narrow Gauge Convention at Easter, April’s NGDU features Dan Pickard’s “Kinmont” that will be on display at the convention. This compact On30 layout features brilliant scenery, with trains peeking between the gums and … Continue reading

December 16, 2022
by Gavin Hince
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January 2023 issue out now!

The January 2023 issue of Narrow Gauge Downunder hits the streets this week. Features for this edition include: The Puerto Borracho acquires a new On30 Heisler – Gary Beatty shares his trademark humour and artistry, including techniques for modelling galvanised … Continue reading

October 24, 2022
by Gavin Hince
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NGDU digital editions out now!

By popular request, we now offer high-quality digital editions for many of the early editions of NGDU that have been long out-of-print and unavailable. These are gradually appearing in our online store – just choose the issues you’d like and … Continue reading

June 26, 2022
by Gavin Hince
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Grab your copy of the July 2022 NGDU

July’s issue of NGDU is packed with ideas – from Peter Kendall’s description of “starting with the story” for his freelanced On30 Apple Cove layout; to details from the rear sides of retail shops; to the amazing diversity of amusement … Continue reading

March 18, 2022
by Gavin Hince
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April 2022 NGDU is out now

The April issue of Narrow Gauge Downunder features the Colorado & Southern’s Clear Creek line. This mid-sized On3 line was built by NGDU’s editor Gavin Hince, and aims to capture the iconic narrow gauge line amid the Rockies. This issue … Continue reading

October 6, 2021
by Gavin Hince
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October issue now available!

The October issue of NGDU goes large – very large! Scott Robertson solved the dilemma of “what to build next?” by adding large-scale scenes above his already-finished On30 layout. Scott’s artistic rendering of gold-rush era scenes is stunning.We also cater … Continue reading

June 24, 2021
by Gavin Hince
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July NGDU now available

July NGDU is now available! In the July 2021 issue, we visit the artist-inspired On30 layout of Bruce Treloar. Bruce’s eye for colour and composition shines, in the intricate structures and waterfront scenes along his layout. Active builders will enjoy … Continue reading

April 20, 2021
by Gavin Hince
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New for NGDU: ‘Digital Downloads’

Several readers have asked about the January 2020 issue which featured the HOn3 “Bobcat County”; the rebuilding of the Nighthawk Branch, and many other great articles. We’ve sold-out of the printed copies but now offer a digital download, so you … Continue reading