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by Direct Rail Services
Sun Dec 06, 2009 7:27 pm
Forum: Bachmann
Topic: Bachmann Announces NRM City Of Truro
Replies: 242
Views: 23805

Re: Bachmann Announces NRM City Of Truro

I managed to convince the wife that this could be my xmas present ! does anyone know if the preimum one is still for sale ? as they're closed until monday morning and im working until mid afteroon.

cheers.

DRS
by Direct Rail Services
Fri Dec 04, 2009 11:41 pm
Forum: Bachmann
Topic: Bachmann Announces NRM City Of Truro
Replies: 242
Views: 23805

Re: Bachmann Announces NRM City Of Truro

It's all in the linked article. The inital £195 release gets you a fancy box and a plastic thing to stand it on. Later on there's a £145 release sans fancy box and plastic thing. The NRM can keep their fancy box and plastic thing and I'll keep my £50. I'll be getting the second release. Or maybe...
by Direct Rail Services
Fri Oct 02, 2009 5:55 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Pontypool Road (BR Western Region) OO Model Railway
Replies: 30
Views: 4941

Re: Pontypool Road (BR Western Region) OO Model Railway

Pontypool Road Model Railway News Update Friday 02th October 2009: Traction and Rolling Stock News: Two new items' of roling stock have arrived since the last update. These include a Hornby Toplink Western Region Auto trailer and Dapol 14xx Auto tank. Auto trailer: http://i272.photobucket.com/album...
by Direct Rail Services
Thu Sep 17, 2009 2:15 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Pontypool Road (BR Western Region) OO Model Railway
Replies: 30
Views: 4941

Re: Pontypool Road (BR Western Region) OO Model Railway

Pontypool Road Model Railway News Update Thursday 17th September 2009: Rolling Stock News Update: Yesterday saw the arrival of four new freight vehicles in the form of a cattle wagon, Western Region Toad Brake, mineral wagon with coal load and 5 plank open again with a load. Excellent models' all w...
by Direct Rail Services
Sun Sep 13, 2009 5:27 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Pontypool Road (BR Western Region) OO Model Railway
Replies: 30
Views: 4941

Re: Pontypool Road (BR Western Region) OO Model Railway

Oh yes! I love the run down of steam, the lack of interest from the crews', track going to ruin etc. This is what i want to model here.

DRS - Marc.
by Direct Rail Services
Sun Sep 13, 2009 2:54 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Pontypool Road (BR Western Region) OO Model Railway
Replies: 30
Views: 4941

Re: Pontypool Road (BR Western Region) OO Model Railway

Pontypool Road Model Railway News Update Sunday 13th September 2009: Building News: Ive made a start on the box for Bleavenon Low Level, and Im still to start the ground level box for Pant and the Cattle Dock for the latter to. Im looking out for two goods sheds and a loco shed for Pant, along with...
by Direct Rail Services
Sat Sep 05, 2009 3:31 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Pontypool Road (BR Western Region) OO Model Railway
Replies: 30
Views: 4941

Re: Pontypool Road (BR Western Region) OO Model Railway

Re: The gaps' in the sleepers.

Im going to fill the gaps' with spare sleepers once I get round to it. The straightness of the track will again be sorted when I get round to glueing the ballast work.

Pictures really show the minor things up! :D

Cheers.

DRS - Marc.
by Direct Rail Services
Sat Sep 05, 2009 1:18 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Pontypool Road (BR Western Region) OO Model Railway
Replies: 30
Views: 4941

Re: Pontypool Road (BR Western Region) OO Model Railway

Pontypool Road Model Railway News Update Saturday 05th September 2009: Building News: I completed Pontypool Roads' platform, it is long enough to accomadate three passenger vehicles plus a locomotive but the norm will be a locomotive plus two vehicles. I've also taken delivery of the last Ratio kit...
by Direct Rail Services
Fri Sep 04, 2009 7:59 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Pontypool Road (BR Western Region) OO Model Railway
Replies: 30
Views: 4941

Re: Pontypool Road (BR Western Region) OO Model Railway

Re: Ballast, Ive found that if you put the ballast down then spray paint it, but then wipe the tops of the rails it gives a much better appearance when trying to painted the sides of the rails with a brush. Indeed point / signal rodding would be present, but this tended to be on the cess, not the ba...
by Direct Rail Services
Thu Sep 03, 2009 8:08 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Pontypool Road (BR Western Region) OO Model Railway
Replies: 30
Views: 4941

Re: Pontypool Road (BR Western Region) OO Model Railway

Pontypool Road Model Railway News Update Thursday 03rd September 2009: Buildings News: Ive completed Pontypool Roads' station building along with said stations' Signal Box, both are complete minus paint and final details which only be applied once the paint is on. Im Spare in work tomorrow, so fing...
by Direct Rail Services
Tue Sep 01, 2009 10:56 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Pontypool Road (BR Western Region) OO Model Railway
Replies: 30
Views: 4941

Re: Pontypool Road (BR Western Region) OO Model Railway

Pontypool Road Model Railway News Update Tuesday 01st September 2009: Buildings News: Ive more or less completed Pontypool Roads' station building this evening, there are one or two things to finish off tomorrow but Im pleased with progress so far. The Ratio kit is modelled with a large canopy, whi...
by Direct Rail Services
Sun Aug 30, 2009 6:40 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Pontypool Road (BR Western Region) OO Model Railway
Replies: 30
Views: 4941

Re: Pontypool Road (BR Western Region) OO Model Railway

Thank you sir, there is some modification to the curve outside Pontypool Road, to allow some more senic to be placed on the wall side of the line, but its pretty much in place now. Thanks. Pontypool Road Model Railway Progress Report Sunday 30th August 2009 Part Two: Ballast: I got down the ballast ...
by Direct Rail Services
Sun Aug 30, 2009 2:16 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Pontypool Road (BR Western Region) OO Model Railway
Replies: 30
Views: 4941

Re: Pontypool Road (BR Western Region) OO Model Railway

Pontypool Road Model Railway Progress Report Sunday 30th August 2009: I rather productive but as yet yet unfinished day at work resulted in the completion (minus paint) of Pant's coal stage / water tower and partial built of the station building and platform, before I ran out of glue!. Hopefully I ...
by Direct Rail Services
Sat Aug 29, 2009 8:23 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Pontypool Road (BR Western Region) OO Model Railway
Replies: 30
Views: 4941

Re: Pontypool Road (BR Western Region) OO Model Railway

Ive managed to cover the holes around the track, so they shouldnt cause to much trouble.

:D

DRS - Marc.
by Direct Rail Services
Sat Aug 29, 2009 7:19 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Pontypool Road (BR Western Region) OO Model Railway
Replies: 30
Views: 4941

Re: Pontypool Road (BR Western Region) OO Model Railway

Pontypool Road Model Railway Progress Report Saturday 29th August 2009: Ballast Update: Just two pictures of some ballast I put down this evening, not glued in place yet, still trying to work out how to do it! :lol: http://i272.photobucket.com/albums/jj200/37422CardiffCanton/Photo-0008-3.jpg http:/...

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