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by Alexander Court
Fri Apr 15, 2011 10:59 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Siddiston - Club diorama and permanent home layout in one
Replies: 24
Views: 2321

Re: Siddiston - Club diorama and permanent home layout in one

I loved the video Alex. Your train driver, is he drunk? When he went round the passing loop, hooked up to carriages & charged off towards the buffers......... Did he realise he was going the wrong way? :lol: :lol: :lol i may have been drunk whilst making this video, i honestly can't remember, a...
by Alexander Court
Fri Apr 15, 2011 5:52 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Siddiston - Club diorama and permanent home layout in one
Replies: 24
Views: 2321

Re: Siddiston - Club diorama and permanent home layout in one

Looking good. I like the delicate coupling-up manoeuvre. :-P if you mean slam it backwards into the coaches? reminds me of the rough treatment James the red engine gave his coaches before the break in the brake pipe of one of his coaches that had to be mended with a leather bootlace. Have you seen ...
by Alexander Court
Fri Apr 15, 2011 2:04 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Siddiston - Club diorama and permanent home layout in one
Replies: 24
Views: 2321

Re: Siddiston - Club diorama and permanent home layout in one

nice layout alex, it looks as though it has a lot of potential. keep up the good work. Thanks, your compliments really do mean a lot to me, so thank you very much, i hope my next video about my layout will be to peoples taste :D In the meantime here is a video from the planning stages of some opera...
by Alexander Court
Fri Apr 15, 2011 12:18 pm
Forum: Hornby - including Lima, Rivarossi, Jouef, Electrotren
Topic: HORNBY 2011 THOMAS RELEASES
Replies: 73
Views: 6884

Re: HORNBY 2011 THOMAS RELEASES

I should be receiving a thomas, edward, henry, gordon, james and percy (with a broken funnel) when a friend decides he's done with the hobby, as well as some other locos, i really want to get ahold of all the thomas and friends Hornby but for size i'd have the bachmann toby as it is much smaller and...
by Alexander Court
Fri Apr 15, 2011 12:21 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Port Erth; Progress, Workbench and General Photos
Replies: 119
Views: 15134

Re: Port Erth; Progress, Workbench and General Photos

loving the look of the layout, nice selection of stock too :)
by Alexander Court
Thu Apr 14, 2011 6:25 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Siddiston - Club diorama and permanent home layout in one
Replies: 24
Views: 2321

Re: Siddiston - Club diorama and permanent home layout in one

So here is something I wrote up explaining a little of the story behind 'Siddiston': After a lot of deliberation I had decided I was going to design a new layout. I had recently been planning a large layout that would be located in the kitchen of my flat which would be a double track loop design but...
by Alexander Court
Thu Apr 14, 2011 3:27 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Siddiston - Club diorama and permanent home layout in one
Replies: 24
Views: 2321

Re: Siddiston - Club diorama and permanent home layout in one

Try looking here for the photobucket style uplaod: Hope the link works! Cheers, James Hey James, Thanks so much, came in real handy and now I present some pictures of Siddiston. I think... The track plan: http://i1198.photobucket.com/albums/aa444/Alexander-Court/Siddiston%20and%20Model%20Railway%20...
by Alexander Court
Wed Apr 13, 2011 6:09 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Siddiston - Club diorama and permanent home layout in one
Replies: 24
Views: 2321

Re: Siddiston - Club diorama and permanent home layout in one

Hi Alex, Welcome to the forum - looking forward to seeing your progress. I'm sure there are some instructions on the forum about re-sizing and posting photos. Cheers, James Hey James, Thanks for the warm welcome, couldn't find any instructions but making a video that I will be posting on youtube an...
by Alexander Court
Wed Apr 13, 2011 6:02 pm
Forum: Real World Railways
Topic: Locos you've cabbed.
Replies: 46
Views: 4157

Re: Locos you've cabbed.

I've been on the GER/LNER J15's footplate, beautiful thing. An Andrew-Barclay 0-4-0 'Little Barford' of the MSLR, Falmouth Docks and Engineering Number 3( a hawthorn leslie 0-4-0 saddletank), LBSCR Terrier 'Martello' and the Middy's 0-4-0 Ruston Hornsby Diesel shunter.
by Alexander Court
Wed Apr 13, 2011 5:45 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Siddiston - Club diorama and permanent home layout in one
Replies: 24
Views: 2321

Siddiston - Club diorama and permanent home layout in one

Hello, my name is Alex and I am 18 living in Wexford, Ireland. I am a steam and railway enthusiast, a fan of the railway series and I have a model railway collection. First off I'd like to say that in the past i have had several failed attempts at buildings layouts, mainly due to time and resources ...
by Alexander Court
Wed Apr 13, 2011 5:32 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Re: British Rail 1988 to 1990 - Weathering class 58s
Replies: 162
Views: 27896

Re: British Rail 1988 to 1990

Hey your layout looks really great, mine is terrible in comparison, but then mine is to every layout :L Love the shots of 50045, mainly as i have the same loco carefully tucked away in another country, which is a real shame is she is nice loco but i will be retrieving her in the summer. Mine has suf...
by Alexander Court
Wed Apr 13, 2011 3:20 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: The MSLR in OO scale
Replies: 435
Views: 59725

Re: The MSLR in OO scale

Hi John, The Middy's steaming season starts at Easter so here's a couple of photos before we get off the ground: http://i206.photobucket.com/albums/bb303/piermaster/Middy/GERWagon28601.jpg Great Eastern Railway 5-plank wagon 28601 dating from 1902. Dave I helped paint that GER 5 plank wagon :D
by Alexander Court
Fri Mar 25, 2011 6:57 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: The MSLR in OO scale
Replies: 435
Views: 59725

Re: The MSLR in OO scale

Hi Alexander Thanks for the kind words The white thing is a Bachmann wooden shed I am defiantly going to have to paint it something more railway like at some stage. regards John i will be looking out for the pics then :) starting to construct a diorama that will take ages to finish *sighs* i shall ...
by Alexander Court
Tue Mar 22, 2011 9:04 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: The MSLR in OO scale
Replies: 435
Views: 59725

Re: The MSLR in OO scale

Hey, your layout looks really good and i like the engine shed, the one the middy had if i remember correctly was a wooden shed i think that was painted black. I used to volunteer for a bit on the middy but i moved to ireland so i cannot now obviously however i have many pictures and bits of film i h...

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