Stefan's Loft Layout - OO Gauge - Work In Progress

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Stefan's Loft Layout - OO Gauge - Work In Progress

Postby Stefan Tapp » Tue Apr 10, 2007 12:11 pm


Thought I'd post a few pics and some info on my work in progress loft layout.

The layout size is approx 12ft X 13ft and will be modelled on the late 70's/very early 80's BR Blue Western Region.

The layout is DCC controlled and I will be looking to add Loksound decoders to most loco's pretty soon.

The basic layout is run around the loft, with the station and town at opposite ends. One side is currently basically landscaped with a tunnel and fields etc. The station area is currently under construction as is the the side which will contain the road to the town. This particular section will be extended outwards with 3 new 2ft wide boards which will become the motive power depot, maintenance and re-fuelling areas, this particular area will be my 'super detailed' area!

It's a slow progress due to other family and life commitments, but I'll get there eventually!!

Photos taken with a Samsung Pro 815, mostly just on auto, but some taken with the cameras excellent macro facilty.















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Postby Class 60 » Tue Apr 10, 2007 12:25 pm

Hi Stefan, Welcome to the Forums!

Thats a fantastic layout you got so far, great detail already!
Any chance of a track plan :)

Once again...Brilliant stuff 8)


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Postby TerryB » Tue Apr 10, 2007 12:26 pm

Hi Stefan,and welcome to the forum,you have some nice pics there,12x13?,thats a handy sized layout too .......I'm looking forward to seeing more as your layout progresses.
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Postby live-frog » Tue Apr 10, 2007 1:12 pm

Welcome Stefan
That's a good collection of locos plus bags of potential with the space you have.

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Postby mumbles » Tue Apr 10, 2007 1:37 pm

great stuff, great looking layout in what looks like a really nice loft space. nice photos, cheers
and welcome to the forum.

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Postby MrT » Tue Apr 10, 2007 1:54 pm

Good stuff, wish I had your loft space!

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Postby Stefan Tapp » Tue Apr 10, 2007 2:28 pm

Thanks for the comments, here is an extremely crude and not to scale track plan, the yellow area shows the proposed new boards and the red the new track addition.

Going to need lot's of track space for my collection of Class 50's!!



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Postby stevegant » Tue Apr 10, 2007 3:21 pm

Hi Stef - nice looking layout indeed......makes me want to start developing my loft space :D

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Postby Stefan Tapp » Tue Apr 10, 2007 3:23 pm

We've had this discussion many times Steve, about time we saw some action, I'll remind you again tomorrow!!



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Postby Infrontcat » Tue Apr 10, 2007 5:41 pm

Nice layout Stef. Look forward to seeing your 50 fleet :wink:


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Postby surf1845 » Tue Apr 10, 2007 6:57 pm

Excellent. Wish I had that amount of space.

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Postby mortyfootball » Tue Apr 10, 2007 8:39 pm

Nice pics there mate!
Currently on the rails with my camera

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Postby tcinbg » Tue Apr 10, 2007 9:20 pm

Nice layout Stefan, good pictures as well :)
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Postby westbrom » Tue Apr 10, 2007 9:35 pm

Nice pics and layout Stefan.


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Postby m.levin » Tue Apr 10, 2007 9:38 pm

I like your pictures. Mskes me wish i had gone for a bigger then a 1 line layout.

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