CAS Weekly 01/06/15

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Initial Thoughts – location and scale

Loco Yard on the opportunity to start from scratch…

Loco Yard

Locoyard Southern Railway 00 scale models - 850 Lord Nelson, W11 Newport, 736 Excalibur & 925 CheltenhamWhen everything in your model collection is packed up and boxed and you are in a new home, you are given a rare opportunity to rethink everything.  And in my case, a lot has changed, not just in terms of the new home, but also plans for the future.  Previously I had a small section of a spare room to use for the locoyard model railway, but that’s no longer the case.  The new layout will be located in one of three places, the first being the attic/loft.  However, head space is too tight for this to be a viable model railway location.  The second choice would be a shed, but at present there is no shed!  Option three is the most feasible – to use the garage.  This isn’t without it’s challenges.  One challenge will be improving its security, another checking the electrics are ok.  The garage will not…

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Side Tracked: The Great Train Robbery in O Gauge

The Great Train Robbery modelling the Class 40 hauled Travelling Post Office train has been recreated by Luton Model Railway Club in O gauge. This report from the BBC.

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