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Background notes, project updates and build guides for my Cornish Pentewan based model railway.
A family visit turns into railway reconnaissance
June 16, 2019
It wasn't planned but a family visit turned up an expected surprise and a massive aid to my layout construction.
Rebuild, revise or carry on?
June 10, 2019
Well that's annoying.
Pentewan layout update: redesigning the fiddle yard
April 16, 2019
Progress on my HOe layout continues but I run into a problem that required a revision to the track plan of the fiddle yard.
June 16, 2018
As long term readers of MRE will know, I've got a bit of a thing about Cornwall and it's where the first element of my bigger layout is being based on.
Track Planning Software
April 6, 2018
I recently wanted to flesh out the track plan for the latest incarnation of my Cornish themed layout, here's how I got on with various track planning