Largish modernish signal box for 80's layout

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Largish modernish signal box for 80's layout

Postby steve70 » Sun Feb 07, 2016 9:32 pm

I'm after a large modern looking signal box for my OO Mid 80's themed layout and am having trouble locating something that I think is suitable.
When I say large I mean something about twice the size of my Scalescenes R010 that I have at the other end of my station.

Does anything spring to mind?

Thanks

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Re: Largish modernish signal box for 80's layout

Postby TimberSurf » Sun Oct 30, 2016 11:21 pm

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Re: Largish modernish signal box for 80's layout

Postby carnehan » Mon Oct 31, 2016 8:37 am

Ive had a quick google search and have found very little in the way of kit options for a large signal box. Here's one though but it's perhaps a little too modern and European looking.

http://www.joueftrains.com/1716%20signal%20box.htm

Have you thought about scratch building something? Again, this may not be what you are looking for but the brick monstrosity at Liverpool Lime Street could provide an interesting project.

http://www.8dassociation.btck.co.uk/Sig ... hesterLNWR

Bachmanns Art Deco signal box is a large structure although it doesn't fit your semi modern brief.

http://www.hattons.co.uk/32743/Bachmann ... etail.aspx

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Re: Largish modernish signal box for 80's layout

Postby Bufferstop » Mon Oct 31, 2016 10:29 am

A simple answer, the Scalescenes kit is of a box built from workshop constructed standard timber panels. It would be simple to extend it just as they would a prototype one. Smartdesigns do two, a modern and an ultramodern one. They may not be quite as simple to extend as the traditional panel built box but they look do-able. http://www.smartdesign-u-need.com/railway-buildings.html
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