Tag Archives: Minories

Minories #5 – More urban layouts

Urban layouts seem to be everywhere at the moment!  Here are a few more, including a couple of ‘almost Minories’. First, Graham Bridge’s ‘Southwark Bridge’, currently under construction…. An almost exact Minories, but with an extra couple of platforms or … Continue reading

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Minories #4 – another almost Minories…..

The posts that I put together at the beginning of last year have been some of the most read since I started blogging – showing the enduring interest in Cyril Freezer’s original design.  Browsing RMweb, and then ambling around the … Continue reading

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Down the line from Holborn

Whilst I mull over possible ways of modelling Holborn Viaduct, let’s move a little down the line to the junction of the Holborn and Charing Cross lines, just outside London Bridge.  Here we find Ewer Street depot, again built on … Continue reading

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Holborn Viaduct

This is a layout idea that has been bumbling around for a few months.  It all started with a thread on RMweb, describing some possible ideas for the 2mm Association Diamond Jubilee layout challenge.  This involves developing a cameo layout with … Continue reading

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Not quite a Minories

Last layout to describe from the Uckfield show is ‘Surrey Arms’ in EM.  I found this an interesting design concept, a sort of mini-Minories.  Here’s the description from the show guide: And here are some photographs of the layout. The … Continue reading

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Minories, Minories everywhere…..

Once you start looking for ‘Minories’ type layouts, they seem to be everywhere.  I suppose this is hardly surprising, as the layout of crossovers and a point to reach three platforms is a simple, intuitive one.  So here’s another attractive … Continue reading

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Another prototypical Minories…..

Reading the July 2011 Railway Modeller, I came across another ‘almost’ Minories design, and a very attractive one at that.  This is the ex-LSWR station of Windsor and Eton Riverside.  Windsor had an LSWR and a GWR terminus, both angling, … Continue reading

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