Lineside Buildings – Nigel Digby

Following on from Scenery this volume in the ‘Aspects of Modelling’ series looks deeper into the  railway infrastructure and outlines Lineside buildings. Nigel Digby uncovers step by step instructions on the construction of some of the lineside buildings which feature in railway environment through to the 1970s and should therefore be included in railway models. Some of the buildings covered include – minor buildings weigh bridges plate-layer huts cattle docks Lavishly illustrated with diagrams and photographs of models and the prototype, this book will convince any railway modeller of the necessity of incorporating lineside buildings to their models. A must-have for all keen railway modellers, regardless of scale or era.

Born in the last days of steam, Nigel Digby had a fascination for railways and railway modeling from a very early age, thanks to his father. After his training in architecture, he became involved in historical research as well as railway modeling, and has since published several books and many articles on the subject. He is a musician as well as an author, and lives in Cromer with his wife and three daughters.

Nigel has also written the volume on Signalling in the aspects of modelling series

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