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Progress reports, track plans, tips and updates from the construction of my model railways. Includes N, OO and 009 gauge layouts. Based on railways in Cornwall and a 1980s Network South East themed railway.

Progress Report – Terrain & Track Plan

Things are progressing quickly now. Since the last update on my N Gauge Cornish Tin mine a lot has happened. Here's the full report with tips and [...]

Tin Miners, Victorians and Cornwall – The Story Behind My N Gauge Layout

&nsbp;A tale of Victorian workers toiling in below ground in dark, dirty, dangerous Tin mines, of steam trains and a small village in Cornwall. [...]

Project evolution – update

Continuing from my last update, I've been working on the plan for my N gauge project. The layout and scenery plan is finally pretty much finalised. [...]

St Blazy & Par Layout Project – Building Pictures

I recently visited Par in Cornwall, on which my long term layout will hopefully and partly be based, and while there took the opportunity to take some pictures [...]

Par and St. Blazey in N Gauge, First Steps

As mentioned in a previous post, I've chosen St Blazey in Cornwall as a source for my next project. I took the opportunity of quiet time over the Christmas [...]

It’s Decided – Par & St Blazey it is

St Blazey engine shed ariel photograph
It's decided. After a lot of pontificating, I've finally picked the project I'm going to build for my next model railway: Par and St Blazey in [...]