Tag Archives: Layout design

Learn To Love The Process

Yet another thought provoking post by Mike Cougill on the OST blog… I have two thoughts in mind and I don’t know if I can connect them in a coherent narrative. The first is simple, maybe even obvious: you can … Continue reading

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Wisbech & Upwell doodles

Been doodling around with track plans for the Wisbech & Upwell tramway, home to GER tram engines and latterly O4 shunters with side skirts over the motion. It all started with Iain Rice’s ‘Creating Cameo Layouts’ book, where I was … Continue reading

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Jon’s modules – Clubhouse additions

Before continuing with my new module, I took time to complete the ‘Clubhouse’ module.  I’d bought some Oxford vehicles in the NGS sale, and some figures elsewhere.  Some of these have been added to the module to bring it to … Continue reading

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Links – Modules down under +The Flying Scotsman

A couple of links to start the month….. N Scale Modellers, Australia, have an on-line magazine that is free to read and download.  Fun to have a browse, not only to see the Australian models, but also to see a … Continue reading

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Jon’s modules – Gapmasters

A few months ago (well actually 15 months), I posted about the ‘Gapmaster’ range of etched PCB sleeper sections, pre-tinned to solder the track to.  The original post is here.  I got hold of some of these neat fittings from … Continue reading

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How do we describe our hobby?

Some good thoughts from “The Erratic and Wandering Journey.” I think the starting point [to explaining model railways] would be to embrace the sheer range of interests and abilities encompassed by this most democratic of hobbies, from the 2 year … Continue reading

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Odd modelling ideas #2030

For the climate conscious (and it would make a cool model)….. Rail Energy Storage Harnesses the Power of Gravity All the Livelong Day A California startup is repurposing trains and rail cars to help renewable energy utilities compete with fossil … Continue reading

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