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Planning:  2. Refining the track plan

Planning: 2. Refining the track plan

Starting from the layout the first step was to recreate it in WinRail, ready for my modifications. The modifications were straightforward and can be seen by comparison between the two plans shown here.The changes are minor. As the small station will be in the centre that area of the return loop is flattened slightly, […]

Planning: 1.  Concepts

Planning: 1. Concepts

My initial thoughts for this model were to build something large enough to be interesting but small enough to fit the limited space (and budget) in our home without major disruption; and have a fully functioning railway using the latest technology, but primarily as a background to my real passions of architectural and scenic modelling. […]