Category Archives: industrial

Laid out

Seen above is probably the most progress I’ve made on a model railway in more years than I care to remember. Being able to have a dedicated space at home for the layout has been a real benefit – I … Continue reading

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I accidentally all the kits

I went on the recent trip to Wales with a couple of specific items in mind to measure up and evaluate for potential Narrow Planet kits. As is often the case I came back with more than I bargained for. … Continue reading

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Any way, shape or form

After measuring (and driving) the ex-RNAD Baguley-Drewry at Amberley last year it has been hovering near the top of my “to model” list. Thanks to its fairly simple, boxy outline I was thinking brass or styrene would be an easy … Continue reading

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New Park (Harrogate)

I’m doing a pretty bad impression of someone who doesn’t need to be building another layout. At the weekend’s get together I had enough of Harrogate working to be able to demonstrate it and talk about the concept and how … Continue reading

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Hoppering Mad

So I’d like to build a layout based on the Harrogate gas works railway. Correction: I am building a layout based on the Harrogate gas works railway. The first loco is taken care of by the recent RT Models kit … Continue reading

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