Visitors to exhibitions around the east Midlands may be familiar with ‘Northworthy’, an OO gauge LMS layout based on an imaginary location somewhere in Derbyshire. The original owner has now embarked on a new project, and as I fancied having an exhibition-standard layout suitable to take to shows, procured Northworthy and set about making some changes to reflect my interest in 1960’s Southern steam and EMU’s. This mainly involved introducing Southern stock and re-wiring for DCC, and hopefully at some point I will add a third rail to add a touch of authenticity when running the EMU’s.
Its first outing with green trains was at the Mickleover show in 2019, and it has a couple of bookings for 2020 already but is open to other invitations. Based in Derby but happy to consider anywhere in UK, and possibly Northern France as well – we like an adventure! It fits neatly in my Rover 75 and I can run it solo, so expenses are modest. When set up is about 13’6” by 2’. All I need from there is one mains socket and a nearby supply of coffee.
If you think this might be of interest for your show, PM me and let’s discuss