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Featured in RailExpress Modeller June 2017

Scale / Gauge: 00 Scale
Era: Circa 2016
Size: 6' 6" x 1'
Type: Straight Format
Transport used: Have my own van
Previous Exhibitions: DEFine Modellers day, Risley.
Prestatyn Charity Exhibition
ModelRail Scotland, SECC Glasgow
Southport Exhibition
DEMU Showcase Burton upon Trent
Description: The modern scene in a small space, measuring just over 6 feet in length and 1 foot wide with a scenic section of only 4 feet. I have tried to incorporate several features from the modern railway including a GSM-R phone mast with cabin and trackside relay cabinets some modelled with the doors open and the associated cable trunking. The layout is inspired by York parcel sidings, where predominantly DRS locos are stabled although other operators’ locos can be seen from time to time. The sidings have recently been rationalised and relayed hence the fresh ballast and Rawie friction bufferstops, which are faithfully recreated in model form. Operated using a NCE Powercab DCC system, which not only operates the sound fitted locomotives but also the points and ground position colour light signals. Track work is C&L thick sleeper flexitrack and Tillig points. The layout is operated from the front so any questions please ask the operator.

Featured in RailExpress Modeller June 2017
Layout Owner: Nick Gurney
Owner Contact Name: Nick Gurney
Owner contact email address: nickgurneyg@gmail.com
Owner contact telephone: 07919897424
Forthcoming exhibitions booked: Manchester Model Railway Society's Christmas show Dec 2nd & 3rd 2017
East Anglian Model Railway Exhibition March 2018
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