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Features: Trenance, WR, 1950s

Published 13 July 2018, 14:45

Helston and Falmouth MRC's Trenance models a Western Region terminus in the mid-1950s featuring a range of ex-GWR and early BR motive power.

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Features: Lower Rose Goods, GWR, 1920s-1930s

Published 13 July 2018, 14:40

This 'P4' gauge 4mm scale layout started out with the need for an interactive exhibit for an exhibition, but Steve Howe went on to turn it into a fully detailed scenics layout.

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Features: Peakstone, NSE, 1980s

Published 13 July 2018, 14:36

The 1980s on Network SouthEast territory is the settling for Tim Lowe's Peakstone. This layout represents a return to 'N' gauge modelling for Tim with the aim of creating a realistic railway setting in a compact space.

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Features: Oake, WR, 1950s-1960s

Published 13 July 2018, 14:33

Somerset Railway Modellers Club is presenting its latest 'OO' gauge layout at the Great Electric Train Show. Oake is a fictitious station in Somerset with Western and Southern Region running powers.

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Features: Talbot Lane TMD, 2000s

Published 13 July 2018, 14:30

Marcus Lambert's latest creation is this compact diesel depot in 'OO' gauge. It models a small diesel servicing point in the early 2000s using some of the collection of locomotives he has created for his home layout Gowerton Parkway (HM123). Look out for a full feature on Talbot lane TMD in a future issue of Hornby Magazine.

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Features: Whitby West Cliff, NER, 1950s

Published 13 July 2018, 12:58

Brad Seaman's model of Whitby West Cliff and the 'Golden Line' is built to 'OO' gauge and covers 45ft x 14ft.

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Features: Vale of Oxbury, WR, 1960s

Published 13 July 2018, 12:53

Vale of Oxbury models the BR Western Region in transition featuring the final years of steam traction alongside the new order by diesel-hydraulics.

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News: More layouts join the 2018 show

Published 13 July 2018, 12:47

The layout line-up for the 2018 Great Electric Train Show on October 13/14 continues to grow with the latest layout announcements having a Western Region theme. They consist of Somerset Railway Modellers Group’s Somerset based Oake in ‘OO’, Tim Lowe’s Peakstone in ‘N’ gauge based on Network SouthEast territory (both feature in HM134 - on sale now) plus Steve Howe’s Lower Rose Goods in ‘P4’ modelling the GWR in the 1930s (HM132) and Helston and Falmouth MRC’s ‘OO’ WR terminus Trenance reflecting the BR 1950s period (HM73).

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Features: Lee-on-the-Solent, LSWR, 1910-1925

Published 15 May 2018, 16:20

Set on the London and South Western Railway, this stunning 'P4' scale layout represents a real railway on the South Coast which had a short career.

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Features: Buckshee, BR (ScR), 1950s-1970s

Published 15 May 2018, 16:20

Buckshee is a 'OO' gauge exhibition layout set in the Scottish Highlands during the 1950s/60s and '70s.

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