I should have been completing the track this weekend but I have run out of rail chairs. I knew it would be a close call because I only ordered enough for my original track plan which didn’t feature the quarry branch. As I type this I am still waiting delivery, so to keep … Continue reading Creating a Scene……..
Track laying is now well underway each section being tested as it is completed. Other than a dry joint on the plug of my handheld controller and a senior moment when I forgot to connect a return wire to its dropper all has gone extremely well. In the photo above ‘7444’ … Continue reading Running Trials……..
I am a firm believer in the Iain Rice school of thought when it comes to layout design and planning, so I take everything into account rather than just the track plan. I ask myself what features would I like to model, the type of countryside through which the railway will pass. Usually … Continue reading Thoughts on Layout Design…….
Despite being on record as saying that Llangunllo would be my last layout here I go again with another slice of Mid Welsh make believe, but this time in 7mm scale. As usual I am looking to capture the atmosphere of a rural railway that is well off the beaten track, and … Continue reading A Brief Introduction to Bleddfa Road….