Hi, I notice that people have been visiting this blog on and off; perhaps I should point out that I abandoned the blog (not the layout!) as I prefer the 'Layout Topic' format.
For those still interested the topic can be found here...
...which itself has not been updated that recently, largely due to an 'annus horribilis' last year.
I aim to make an updat
The following photos represent approx. 3 months of progress.
As I said, I don't have much modelling time...!
The board is a MDF stair tread which just happened to be lying around.
I have another one which could be utilized for a fiddle yard at some stage.
This pic shows the board with the final Templot design taped down.
It's my first complete design in Templot and I'll admit is far from perfect, but it's good enough.
Timbers and sleepers laid. The rest of the plain track will be
Ok, so where to start? I've been messing about for ages, armchair modelling, building Parkside kits, modifying coaches, chipping locos etc. etc., but apart from a circle of track on the floor (for running in purposes you understand!) I've not had anywhere to actually run trains.
It really was about time I did something about this. Time is limited due to work, chores, cycling, football... you get the idea, so instead of attempting to build one of the grand plans we all have I've finally decided