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    Event Name: Goathland Model Railway Show Classification: Exhibition Address: Goathland Village Hall, YO22 5AL Day 1: 22/07/17 Opening times Day 1: 1000 - 1630 Day 2: 23/07/17 Opening times Day 2: 1000-1630 Prices: Entrance only £1Free Parking Disability access: Yes Car parking: Yes Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/1955345291366723/ Organising body: Whitby & District Model Railway Club Organiser: [email protected] Goathland Model Railway Show 2017 Saturday 22nd & Sunday 23rd July 10:00 to 16.30 Entrance only £1 Layouts, Trade, Demonstrations, R
  2. Some photos of the layout taken at Tracks to the Trenches. We had a very enjoyable weekend and the layout performed surprisingly well!
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    Event Name: Goathland Model Railway Show Classification: Exhibition Address: Goathland Village Hall, North Yorkshire, YO22 5AL Day 1: 7/20/2013 Opening times Day 1: 10am to 4.30pm Day 2: 7/21/2013 Opening times Day 2: 10am to 4.30pm Prices: Entry
  4. Just using PVA should work well, that's what we are going to use on the narrow gauge I think. It's the same method as Chris Nevard used on his Cement Quay layout. This is how he did it: "The water is simply a murky mix of grey and green emulsion paint, which in turn is coated with a few thick blobby layers of PVA glue in the finest Alan Downes style. I could have used varnish (which always looks like varnish or best bitter) however in my opinion PVA creates a superior effect without the anti-social smells. The odd bit of dust is less visible too." Looking forward to seeing you and th
  5. Thanks for the film Paul, I haven’t seen that before. Just wish I could lay the track on the layout that fast!
  6. We are using a mixture of white metal 40hp simplex kits from Wrightlines and etched brass 20hp simplex kits from Nigel Lawton. The 20hp simplex kit was originally produced in 4mm scale but Nigel agreed to produce a 7mm scale version for us. Since then he has made the 7mm scale kit available on his website.
  7. Welcome to the thread following the construction of our new 7mm scale, 0-14 gauge layout, set in the trenches of the western front during the First World War. We hope you enjoy what you find here and we welcome your comments. A Background History to the Layout The Battle of the Somme in 1916 had pushed the British supply system to breaking point. Without adequate food or ammunition the army could not fight effectively, so to solve this problem, a network of tactical light railways were constructed to haul supplies to the front line. These lines were known as the War Department Light Ra
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    Welcome to the thread following the construction of our new 7mm scale, 0-14 gauge layout, set in the trenches of the western front during the First World War. We hope you enjoy what you find here and we welcome your comments. Introduction By 1916 the First World War had raged for two long years. Europe had descended into the bloody stalemate of trench warfare and there was no end in sight. The Battle of the Somme, from 1st July 1916 to 18th November 1916, had pushed the British supply system to breaking point. Without adequate food or ammunition the army could not fight effectively
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