History · Railways

Final Open Day for Electric Railway Museum Coventry – 8th October

If you are interested in Electric railways, then you might want to get along to the Electric Railway Museum, near Coventry Airport. The museum is set to close due to Coventry City Council giving eviction notice to the museum to allow a new site to be built for Jaguar Land Rover. Thankfully the stock appears… Continue reading Final Open Day for Electric Railway Museum Coventry – 8th October

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Eversley Road* · Model Railways

Evolving the plan…

As with all such things when designing a layout, plans evolve and change. A quick run down on what has occurred: Boards have been given a coat of while emulsion to protect them from damp (living in an old '60s council house it is a bit of a problem in some parts). All boards have… Continue reading Evolving the plan…

Railways

Electric Railway Museum Open Day Visit – 9th July 2017

On the weekend of 8th/9th July 2017, the Electric Railway Museum opened it's doors to the public once again. Natalie and myself visited on the Sunday (9th), with the aim to take photographs of the Bulleid design 4SUB unit and the Class 457 car (67300), as well as to take photos for a modeller working… Continue reading Electric Railway Museum Open Day Visit – 9th July 2017

Eversley Road* · Model Railways · Modelling

An untitled P4 project

As previously mentioned in the previous post, I've been working on a new plan recently. It has as yet not got a name, but a plan has been drawn up. I've been discussing progress over on rmweb as usual. However, to recap here: The Origins of the plan: Originally it was envisioned it'd fit in… Continue reading An untitled P4 project

Electrics & DCC · Model Railways

Making a start on baseboards and other items

So, in the last post I caught up a bit with what was planned and what had stalled plans etc. I've been researching baseboard construction recently and come up with a couple of ideas now as a result. Construction methods: I'm suspecting I'll go with plywood on a frame rather than my original thought of… Continue reading Making a start on baseboards and other items