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by spiket4
Mon May 30, 2016 9:47 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Planning
Topic: OO gauge shunting plank
Replies: 1
Views: 787

OO gauge shunting plank

Hi all at the weekend I picked up a few bits namely an airfix 14xx and dapol autocoach for a good price. This has given me an idea to build a small shunting layout with platform for a small train. I only have a space of 5ft x 1ft possibly 1.5ft and was thinking 2 or 3 sidings and a passing loop. And...
by spiket4
Wed May 25, 2016 11:18 am
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: OO gauge B set coaches
Replies: 3
Views: 541

OO gauge B set coaches

Morning all
I normally model modern image layouts but for a change I fancy a small GWR/WR Layout.
Who produces a B set of coaches I know airfix did years ago.

Regards Mark
by spiket4
Tue Jan 05, 2016 11:15 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Birmingham New Street and Brettell Road in P4
Replies: 1366
Views: 203128

Re: Birmingham New Street in P4

Your eye for detail is amazing

Mark
by spiket4
Mon Jan 04, 2016 10:56 am
Forum: Hornby - including Lima, Rivarossi, Jouef, Electrotren
Topic: Easy improvements to the Hornby R2644 Class 121
Replies: 6
Views: 1375

Re: Easy improvements to the Hornby R2644 Class 121

Looks great and thanks for the post. My local model shop has a hornby 121 in stock. I wasnt sure if i should wait for the bachmann or dapol offerings or modify the hornby model.

Mark
by spiket4
Mon Sep 07, 2015 12:51 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Croydon North Street
Replies: 9
Views: 2054

Re: Croydon North Street

New layout looks great

Regards

Mark
by spiket4
Fri Feb 20, 2015 12:20 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Simple Shelf
Replies: 17
Views: 2829

Re: Simple Shelf

I love this type of compact layout
by spiket4
Thu Feb 19, 2015 3:32 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Plankwell Sidings – 00 micro layout
Replies: 28
Views: 7762

Re: Plankwell Sidings – 00 micro layout

Great inspiration for my micro layout. What size is the layout?
by spiket4
Thu Oct 16, 2014 10:32 am
Forum: Model Railway Shop
Topic: Best model shop in the UK?
Replies: 44
Views: 8298

Re: Best model shop in the UK?

On my travels recently i have visited 2 good model shops Mankim in colchester, A small shop but well stocked and very friendly staff.
And Kernow model centre camborne a large shop very well stocked with friendly staff.
by spiket4
Wed May 07, 2014 8:29 pm
Forum: Track/Layout Design
Topic: Help needed please 1st layout
Replies: 7
Views: 1508

Re: Help needed please 1st layout

Thanks thats has given me a few ideas.

Cheers
Mark
by spiket4
Mon Apr 28, 2014 3:50 pm
Forum: Track/Layout Design
Topic: Help needed please 1st layout
Replies: 7
Views: 1508

Re: Help needed please 1st layout

thanks for your replies. I model oo gaouge in the Network southeast era so looking to run mainly Dmu services.
The trouble i was having was planning out which points to use etc and how best to have the extra sidings.

Regards Mark
by spiket4
Mon Apr 28, 2014 10:12 am
Forum: Track/Layout Design
Topic: Help needed please 1st layout
Replies: 7
Views: 1508

Help needed please 1st layout

Hi all, I'm planning my first layout and need help with the track plan and which track to use. The layout is 6ft x 2ft with another board for a fiddle yard. I want to set the layout in a small suburban town with a 3 platform station plus a parcel bay, and maybe a siding or 2. I have looked at C J Fr...
by spiket4
Tue Dec 03, 2013 8:52 pm
Forum: Real World Railways
Topic: Station Lighting
Replies: 3
Views: 629

Re: Station Lighting

Thanks for the info.
Mark
by spiket4
Tue Nov 26, 2013 1:13 pm
Forum: Real World Railways
Topic: Station Lighting
Replies: 3
Views: 629

Station Lighting

Hi all,
Is there a specific rule to the height and number of lights on a platform.
And is there a specific spacing distance.

Mark.
by spiket4
Tue Nov 26, 2013 11:48 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Two Short Planks
Replies: 336
Views: 42909

Re: Two Short Planks

Only just found this layout today. Amazing is all i can say, It has given me ideas and a kick start for my planned layout.

Regards

Mark.
by spiket4
Tue Nov 05, 2013 2:51 pm
Forum: Scenery
Topic: mixing red brick and stone buildings.
Replies: 6
Views: 1705

mixing red brick and stone buildings.

Hi all,
I'm after your opinions on mixing red brick and stone buildings for a town scene. As I have a stone colour station and some red brick houses.

Regards Mark

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