Category Archives: 009

Carpaccio of Celotex

Progress on the new layout has been slow over the past few months, but not non-existent. Having bought a large sheet of 100m thick insulation board (the yellow stuff) I’ve cut it down to form the three main baseboard sections. … Continue reading

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Fairlight wagon works grinds into action

The first completed wagons built for Fairlight 2.0 – actually if you look back through the archives of this blog you’ll find they’re probably the first completed anything for some time. I would say that I am not one of … Continue reading

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Sussex Downs 009 Group open day 2017

Well it’s been a while since I’ve done one of these posts. Saturday was the (by my count) sixth members’/open day run by the Sussex Downs group of the 009 Society – held at Lancing parish hall this was a … Continue reading

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So where is it?

Now I know roughly what the new layout is going to be, the next question is: where is it? The original concept of the HWLR was for it to run north from Rye on the Sussex coast to Tenterden, where … Continue reading

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Tiny tar tank

While planning and preparation for the new layout is underway, I actually have a “here’s one I made earlier” up my sleeve to fill an otherwise empty space. Over Christmas I decided to get some soldering practice in and build a … Continue reading

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