Category Archives: 5.5mm

Inspiration – Gwynant Valley

After writing about the classic 009 layout Dovey Valley a couple of weeks ago, I started thinking about other narrow gauge layouts that have inspired me over the years and led – directly or indirectly – to the modelling I … Continue reading

Posted in 5.5mm, inspiration, model railways, narrow gauge | Comments Off on Inspiration – Gwynant Valley

Bagnalls and Elephants

Over the last few months it seems like interest in 5.5mm scale has really started to pick up. While Malcolm Savage continues to update the original GEM range of kits – to include a new version of the classic Ffestiniog … Continue reading

Posted in 5.5mm, kits, model railways, narrow gauge, new products | Comments Off on Bagnalls and Elephants

The Minority (Scale) Report

Yes, it’s been another one of those two-months-between-updates periods. Progress on the micro layout has been steady but slow, a lot of the ballasting is now done and thought is being given to the layout of the buildings. The layout … Continue reading

Posted in 5.5mm, exhibition, model railways, narrow gauge | Comments Off on The Minority (Scale) Report