Exhibitions & Events
Local and National Shows, Club Events and swapmeets Visit here to find Local, National and World Wide Exhibitions and Events near you, And don't forget to post and promote YOUR Local event here as well ! Click image to visit
Much Murkle OO Gauge Exhibition Layout A Fantastic exhibition layout, A must see if it's near you, Drop in and say Hi to Nick and the crew. Click Image to visit
Far North Line
Country outlook on the Far North Line Open view on the layout A breath of fresh air..
From the Archives
A return visit to some of the wonderful content stored within YMR A look back at some of the content posted on YMR since its Founding by Bob Heath. This Month, Grimethorpe - A little bit of n gauge by Bob K, now dismantled. Click Image to visit
Ed's Dabbling in O-16.5
Eds getting narrow minded ! Ed is whiling away the winter months branching out into Narrow gauge while Latton Street is closed for the winter
John's 7mm Wagon Builds
Building 7mm Plastic and Brass Wagon Kits On john's workbench, Building and Adapting 7mm Plastic and Brass wagon Kits. Click to visit
Bill's Cut & Shut
Building an Autocoach Bill's Kit Bashing a Ratio Coach Kit into an Autocoach. Click to Visit
Nigel's gone all On30
Building wagons and Locos in On30 Nigel is Scratchbuilding, Kit Bashing and Adapting to create unique On30 locos and Wagons For his new layout. Click to visit
Rob P's latest Project
Rob Pulham's Masterclass in Kit Building Visit Rob on his workbench as he embarks on his latest Build
3D Printing Topics
3D printing, Plotter Cutting, etc An area to share Information, help, Tecnical advice, Plans, Links and STL Files and showcase your current work ! Click Image to visit
Devan and Summersett
Running 'on time' on a balmy summers day Follow along as Ron builds a layout with great operational potential for him and his crew. click to view more
Pen y Bryn.
Pen y Bryn. Pen y Bryn.
00 gauge Southern Regon Southern Region, London Transport, EMU's it's got it all ! Click to Visit Jeff's Layout
O gauge exibition layout set in America Follow the build as Daniel and Ford create an O gauge Exhibition Layout set in America, click Image to visit
Max's O Gauge American themed Layout It's BIG It's Beautiful, It's Max's stunning port Elderlay. click the Image to go take a look
Matilda's world wide tour The wonderful story of Matilda the Wagon's Tour, visiting members Layouts around the world. Click Image to visit
OO Gauge Penhale Bay Grungy, Grimy, Weatherbeaten, and thats just Rick ! Seriously some of the best loco weathering, and wonderful scenery that was Penhale Bay. A layout sadly now dismantled, (but we eagerly await the Pheonix rising from the ashes) A must see layout. Click Image to Visit
Ottersford Junction Ottersford Junction.
Loch Lochy Loch Lochy.
Alan's picture of the month : May 2022
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472 12,555 Mon May 2nd, 2022 03:37 pm by Gordon Curtis in Some hand crafted card buildings Kit Bashing Totally different from Scratchbuilding but it is also very popular among modellers. As in scratchbuilding let's have as much information as possible, and the pictures of course. 146 3,797 Sat Oct 9th, 2021 05:26 pm by Passed Driver in Stretching the Peco signal box kit Members Projects Projects, large and small, that members are sharing with us. Sub Forums:
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Hints and tips
A great resource on YMR A Hints and Tips section including Trevor's fantastic 'Hints and tips the follow on' A must read for all. Click image to visit
Scratchbuilding at its finest The Inspirational layout of YMR's Founder Bob Heath. Click to see more of Bob's Work
A Busy Scene At Granby Junction John Dew's Granby Junction, set in North Wales in 1948 A wonderful reminder of the steam railway in Britain, as it was in the middle of the last century. Click to see more of John's fine modelling.
Marty's N gauge GWR Branchline Delightful country scenes from a quiet GWR Branchline. click to visit Marty's layout thread
Roberts Scratchbuilding Revisited
A Collection of Bob Heath's Scratchbuilding threads Bob was a prolific scratchbuilder and often encouraged others to 'Have a go'. click to take a look at some of Bob's work
John Ahern Resource
A John Ahern resource Hub created by Doug (Chubber} A collection of Links, Material and members Projects in the style of this wonderful crafter. Click to Visit
On Terry's cutting Mat
Terry's Latest Card Building project Once again Terry embarks on one of John Ahern's Classics, The Goods Depot. Click Image to visit
John's Kit Bashing
John is Kitbashing 7mm Buildings Using Plastic and Card to adapt 7mm Building Kits. Click Image to see more
Alan Downes A Lifetimes Work
Alan Downes Topics on YMR Alan is A prolific professional Scratchbuilder. Drop in and see some of his great work. Click Image to visit
Scalescenes Building Kits
Members Scalescenes Kit Builds See these great Kits, built and adapted by our members. click to visit Scalescenes Topics
From the Archives
A look back on some of the wonderful content stored on YMR Perry's Tips on cutting Plasticard, click Image to visit
John Flann's Hintock Layout in OO Gauge Sadly John is no longer with us, But his inspiring layout lives on in the forum archives. Click Image to visit
OO gauge WWII Harbour Scene Put on your Tin Hats and Dive in to this wonderful WWII Exhibition 'Plank' by Jimmy Styles. Click Image to visit
Bears End Bears End
Tempsford (N gauge)
Bob K's N gauge tempsford A worthy successor to Bob's Upton to Dunton Layout. Click Image to visit
Not Mutley Take 2
Not Mutley Take 2, OO gauge, run with RR&Co The rebuild begins. . . (Peer pressure gently applied). Click on Image to visit
OO Gauge loft layout A OO Gauge loft layout, built by Keith and run to a timetable (winter 1961). Click on the Image to visit
Maxmill Junction OO gauge Sadly Maxmill Junction has been dismantled and stored due to a house move.
Good news though, The wine cellar survived the move and has a new home !
More good news, Maxmill Lives on, here in the forum until its rebuild. Click Image to visit
OO gauge Kingsmead A layout reborn OO gauge end to end re built by Aaron. Click Image to visit
Dyffryn y Tyllau
OO9 Gauge Dyffryn y Tyllau A Delightful little 'Rabbit Warren' layout that shows what can be done in a small space. Click on Image to visit