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Railway Modeller completes digital archive back to 1949 with Exact Editions

By Sorcha Mondon

25 Oct 2021

Model railway enthusiasts can now subscribe to the complete digital archive of leading magazine Railway Modeller, which stretches back to 1949 and encompasses more than 800 fully-searchable issues.

The archive is organised into neat stacks of decades and years, which can be browsed across web, iOS and Android platforms for a flexible reading experience.

Published monthly by Peco Publiations, Railway Modeller is a guide to creating railscapes of every era of train, from steam to electric, and caters for modellers of all abilities. Each issue features the best from the hobby for those modelling Britain's railways in all the popular scales and offers a unique blend of articles by experts and beginners alike, including a special section for newcomers wanting to learn all about the hobby and model making in general.

The archive benefits from the Exact Editions platform’s advanced search function, which allows readers to search for keywords across individual issues and the complete archive at the touch of a button.

Managing Director of Exact Editions, Daryl Rayner, said: “The newly completed archive of Railway Modeller is a terrific resource for fans of model railways and is an excellent historical record of how the popular hobby has evolved over the decades.”

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