http://hmrs.org.uk/journal/index.php A page from the web site of the Historical Model Railway Society. Sat 27 May 2017
The Journal aims to be one of scholarly record and publishes prime source material as well as
items of debate and research. Copies are deposited at The British Library and the Library of
the National Railway Museum and the Institute for Railway Studies as well as other interested
institutions. Any University or College that might like to begin taking the Journal for use in
its Library is requested to contact the editor using our
All contributions which add to the Society’s aims of “The study and recording of information
relating to all the railways of the British Isles and public education on matters concerning
railways of the British Isles.”, are welcome. Intending contributors, whether members or not,
and both are welcome, should email the Editor to obtain guidance on how to submit work.
You will find the contents of the latest issues below. A sample article may be viewed in PDF format.
Contents listings are available for a number of years. You may pick from the drop down list those that are available.
Links to the indexes of volumes 1 to 21 may be found on a separate page.
You may buy back numbers, once they are at least a year old, and photocopies of issues that are out of print using the order form.
The latest issues are:
Volume 22, Number 9, January - March 2017
Notes on completing the 7mm HMRS dumb buffered resin body Midland Railway open wagons for Dewsbury; Nall, Steve p. 291
Wagon End Door Variety; David, Jonathan p. 299
Lady Charlotte Guest - Extracts from her journal 1833 - 1852; Earl of Bessborough (John Murray) p. 305
Full Size Modelling; Leleux, Sidney A. p. 311
East Anglian Interlude 5; Wilde, Peter J. p. 319
Readers Write...; p. 320
Volume 22, Number 8, October - December 2016
Four Great Western Pick up Wagon Labels; Swift, Peter H. p. 254
Peashooters on the Seashore: Railway Artillery; Austin, David p. 256
Special techniques applied to photographing the HMRS layout Dewsbury Goodsand Dewsbury Town.; White, Ian M. p. 272
The Birth of the Private Owner Wagon; Turton, Keith p. 282