Category Archives: track plans

Fairlight 2.0: This time I mean it

Or, the realisation you actually had the right idea ten years ago When I came back to narrow gauge modelling in 2006, my first attempt at a new 009 layout was of a preservation-era railway built into a set of … Continue reading

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Let’s go round again

Having said in January I didn’t have anywhere to run my own product(s), its taken a further two months to rectify that. But here it is. You may note the Peco goods stock, picked up at Shepton Mallet while helping … Continue reading

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Barog, Kalka-Shimla Railway

Uncompressed, this would be about 11’x5′ in 4mm scale. It’s basically a loop, a siding and some reverse curves. There’s a tunnel right at the end of the loop. Almost too convenient. Barog station by Gits’ Pics I really really … Continue reading

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Wanna be starting’ somethin’

I’ve written about my plan for a layout based on the Harrogate gas works before, and given it quite a lot of thought, but when you actually start shuffling track around on a board it starts to feel a lot … Continue reading

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Harrogate pizza

I’ve been thinking (and sketching) around how I might make a start on a Harrogate gasworks layout without having to build the whole thing at once. Yes, I know it’s already fairly small… The idea was, if I built the … Continue reading

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