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Here's some HO scale modelling projects for you to try at home.


General Notes on Constructing VR Wagons

Building Bogie Wagon Underframes
How to build an underframe for a bogie wagon (PDF)
Building VR Narrow Gauge Underframes
How to build a HOn30 scale underframe for VR narrow gauge goods wagons (PDF)
Basic Construction Hints
Some tips and handy info for scratch building wagons (PDF)

Kit Bashing and Detailing Projects

Modelling a BZ Carriage
Kitbashing a BZ carriage from a Powerline S. (PDF)
Modelling VR Wooden Country Carriages
Kitbashing and scratchbuilding country carriages in use on the VR in the 1970's. (PDF)
Transforming the Powerline S Cars
Detailing the Powerline Spirt of Progress Carriages (PDF)
18 Foot I Wagons & Derivatives
Modelling the the 18 foot I open wagon and its derivatives (IA, IC, K, KPC, HD, WTT) (PDF)
E Wagon & Derivatives
Modelling the the E bogie open wagon and its derivatives (S, QC, SC, TW, WA, etc) (PDF)
GJF Grain Hopper
Modifying the SEM V/Line VHGF grain hopper to a VR GJF hopper (PDF)
JCF Cement Hopper
Detailing the Rail Motor Models JCF / JCX Cement Hopper (PDF)
VLX Louvred Van
Detailing the VLX Louvred Van (PDF)

Scratch Building Projects

AX Car Transporter
Scratch building notes for AX Motor Vehicle Transporter (PDF)
CJ Cement Hopper
Scratch building notes for CJ Cement Hopper (PDF)
Q Flat Wagon
Scratch building notes for Q 50-Foot Flat Wagon (PDF)
QMX Container Wagon
Building notes for a laser cut QMX skeletal container wagon (PDF)
QN Ballast Hopper
Scratch building notes for QN Ballast Hopper Wagon (PDF)
QR Open Wagon
Scratch building notes for QR Open Wagon (PDF)
S Flat Wagon
Scratch building notes for S Flat Wagon (PDF)
TT Van
Scratch building notes for TT / BA Insulated Van (PDF)
TW Tank
Scratch building notes for TW Tank underframe (PDF)
WA Tank
Scratch building notes for WA Weedex Tank (PDF)
WW Workman's Van
Scratch building notes for WW Workman's Sleeping Van (PDF)
ZLP Brake Van
Scratch building plans for ZLP Brake Van (PDF)

AMRM projects

AMRM Index
An index of VR rollingstock modelling projects from the Australian Model Railway Magazine.


Contact

model_vr@yahoo.com.au
David Baillie

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Updated 3 July 2014