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by 87 101
Tue Dec 18, 2012 6:26 pm
Forum: Garden Railways
Topic: The Heatherburn Garden Railway (00)
Replies: 261
Views: 50395

Re: The Heatherburn Garden Railway (00)

Cheers Dan. :wink:
by 87 101
Sat Dec 01, 2012 6:42 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: The AC Lines Project
Replies: 109
Views: 19904

Re: The AC Lines Project

The flat part of the roof was made from plasticard the hard bit was bending some clear acrylic to form the roof windows. The train testing website has plenty of usefull reference pics.

http://www.traintesting.com/lab_6.htm

:wink:
by 87 101
Sat Dec 01, 2012 6:11 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: The AC Lines Project
Replies: 109
Views: 19904

Re: The AC Lines Project

Hi I scratchbuilt lab 6 using a mainline mk1 brake and hornby mk3 bogies. It originaly had a scratchbuilt pan on the roof but this was removed and fitted to another lab 6 that I built for a customer. http://www.westcoastminiatures.com/page53.html The 89 was also scratchbuilt http://www.westcoastmini...
by 87 101
Sat Dec 01, 2012 5:26 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: The AC Lines Project
Replies: 109
Views: 19904

Re: The AC Lines Project

Been a long time since I updated this thread. :roll: AC lines has been in storage for 12 months now and was due to be retired although I have just accepted an invitation to attend Jarrow show next year. The past year has seen a few changes layout wise with the scrapping of the heatherburn garden rai...
by 87 101
Tue Sep 06, 2011 12:10 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: WCML in the garage
Replies: 18
Views: 4123

Re: WCML in the garage

Sorry about the mobile phone quality but hopfully it will give an idea of what im working on. Click on the pics to play. http://i183.photobucket.com/albums/x216/87101/Westcoast/th_Video0071.jpg http://i183.photobucket.com/albums/x216/87101/Westcoast/th_Video0072.jpg http://i183.photobucket.com/album...
by 87 101
Tue Aug 30, 2011 1:08 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: WCML in the garage
Replies: 18
Views: 4123

Re: WCML in the garage

Yeh I just recently picked up a pair of lima hst power cars for £15 at a local model show. I also have half of the prototype hst that I use as push pull stock. Gives the riviot counters something to moan about !! :lol: Looking forward to letting my APT stretch its legs. :wink:
by 87 101
Tue Aug 30, 2011 11:59 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: WCML in the garage
Replies: 18
Views: 4123

Re: WCML in the garage

Thanks guys. My modelling time perod is british rail 80s-90s although I do run other stuff occasionaly.
by 87 101
Mon Aug 29, 2011 11:44 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: WCML in the garage
Replies: 18
Views: 4123

Re: WCML in the garage

My N gauge trumptonshire layout is no more. Now that it and Heatherburn are out of the way tonight I got to visulise the railway rooms available space. This has bought about a rethink with my plan as I quite like the open space in the middle. Heres the new plan... http://i183.photobucket.com/albums/...
by 87 101
Fri Aug 26, 2011 8:13 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: WCML in the garage
Replies: 18
Views: 4123

Re: WCML in the garage

Ok heres the master plan.. http://i183.photobucket.com/albums/x216/87101/Westcoast/garage3.jpg The red lines are the top level, blue and green are the middle whilst yellow is the lower return loop. At the left we have Linslade tunnels as the secnic break moving on to a rebuilt trent valley junction ...
by 87 101
Fri Aug 26, 2011 4:53 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: WCML in the garage
Replies: 18
Views: 4123

Re: WCML in the garage

Latest evloution of the plan. The red sections are the top level with the terminus and loco shed.

Image

The flyover will be recyled from Trent valley. Got to add the lower storage sidings yet and the return loop.
by 87 101
Fri Aug 26, 2011 11:14 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: The AC Lines Project
Replies: 109
Views: 19904

Re: The AC Lines Project

Tim you are a genius I was trying to come up with plan for the new layout and you have just given me a great idea. Now I have some pics of Tamworth somewhere...... :wink:
by 87 101
Thu Aug 25, 2011 1:05 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: WCML in the garage
Replies: 18
Views: 4123

Re: WCML in the garage

Heres my plan so far. The four circles are 1st-4th radius set track for comparson.

Image

Im looking at a 4 track main line loop with possably a second level above.
by 87 101
Wed Aug 24, 2011 10:58 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: The AC Lines Project
Replies: 109
Views: 19904

Re: The AC Lines Project

Potters and Trent valley still have one more show to do in a couple of weeks time. It will be a while before I dismantle these two as I want to get the garage sorted properly this time before I fill it with railway again.
by 87 101
Wed Aug 24, 2011 10:32 pm
Forum: Garden Railways
Topic: The Heatherburn Garden Railway (00)
Replies: 261
Views: 50395

Re: The Heatherburn Garden Railway (00)

Its not a pritty sight !! :cry:
by 87 101
Wed Aug 24, 2011 9:12 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: WCML in the garage
Replies: 18
Views: 4123

Re: WCML in the garage

Im realy struggeling at the moment to get a plan sorted for the new layout but flicking through the peco plans book I quite like this.. http://i183.photobucket.com/albums/x216/87101/Westcoast/garagelayout1.jpg The size is the same as the space that I have so it gives me a good idea of what is possab...

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