This book is the first title in a new series, Realistic Railway Modelling , written by a highly regarded expert. Aimed at really keen modellers who want to learn how to achieve the highest standards, this all-colour book, packed with photos and diagrams, provides the very last word in detail in seven themed chapters, and concludes with easy-to-follow step-by-step instructions for a worked example. Layout planning, of course, is where the hobby essentially starts, and no stone is left unturned in the author's comprehensive coverage. All railway modellers will be fascinated by this inspirational guide.
Iain Rice is one of Britain's best-known model railway authors with 18 books to his credit, his most recent being Railway Modelling: The Realistic Way, published by Haynes. He is a regular contributor to British and American model railway magazines, and lives in Devon.