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by JohnSmithUK
Sun Dec 09, 2018 3:13 pm
Forum: Layout Track & Design
Topic: 00 Gauge Track Plans.
Replies: 13
Views: 278

Re: 00 Gauge Track Plans.

I used a free piece of software called SCARM (paid version now available alongside the restricted free version) to draw both my layouts. R- Same here :) very pleased with it, like all things CAD takes a bit of fiddling about, but it becomes second nature later on, I like the 3D option, after you ha...
by JohnSmithUK
Sun Dec 09, 2018 9:14 am
Forum: Model Railway Events
Topic: North Shields Open Day Today 9/12/18
Replies: 0
Views: 17

North Shields Open Day Today 9/12/18

Disclaimer first, I have no connection to this club, or any other.

Looks like there is a free open day in North Shields today. Free entry always a bonus.

I’ll be having a ride up about dinner time.

http://www.btmrs.co.uk/open-weekend.html
by JohnSmithUK
Sat Dec 08, 2018 11:33 am
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: South Auckland Junction
Replies: 14
Views: 726

Re: South Auckland Junction

One thing is for sure whichever I decide to do after Christmas as my baseboard is doubling as a dining table for Christmas dinner, it will have a lorry park as part of the warehouse/industrial part. In honour of my budget aspirations for this layout, I couldn’t resist this, my first resident of the ...
by JohnSmithUK
Sat Dec 08, 2018 7:48 am
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: Thomas themed layout for my 2yr old
Replies: 16
Views: 151

Re: Thomas themed layout for my 2yr old

Sounds like a great project for both of you.
by JohnSmithUK
Fri Dec 07, 2018 3:02 pm
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: South Auckland Junction
Replies: 14
Views: 726

Re: South Auckland Junction

I have been thinking again......... Still keeping the inglenook to keep operational interest, how about an abandoned Tyne & Wear Metro station, with adjoining warehousing? Blue, the ghost station, and part of townscape. Orange/Green id the overhead electrics, as the line is active, the station isn't...
by JohnSmithUK
Fri Dec 07, 2018 10:15 am
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: LOW GHYLL
Replies: 43
Views: 1064

Re: LOW GHYLL

Sounds like a plan Steve.

Great layout, I remember spending a lot of time watching it grow on the old forum.
by JohnSmithUK
Fri Dec 07, 2018 10:14 am
Forum: OO 4mm/ft, EM & S4/P4
Topic: Tyne & Wear Metro (BR Class 994)
Replies: 4
Views: 91

Re: Tyne & Wear Metro (BR Class 994)

Thanks for that.

It looks like they are mostly scratch built. A gap in the market you’d have thought.
by JohnSmithUK
Thu Dec 06, 2018 12:08 pm
Forum: OO 4mm/ft, EM & S4/P4
Topic: Tyne & Wear Metro (BR Class 994)
Replies: 4
Views: 91

Tyne & Wear Metro (BR Class 994)

Just having a thought, were the Tyne & Wear Metro (BR Class 994) ever made in 00, or are the few examples I have seen most likely been made from scratch building?

Google has not been helpful so far.
by JohnSmithUK
Sun Dec 02, 2018 5:47 pm
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: The Radius Island Railway
Replies: 28
Views: 701

Re: The Radius Island Railway

Impressive
by JohnSmithUK
Sun Dec 02, 2018 2:38 pm
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: my layout
Replies: 74
Views: 2412

Re: my layout

Paul Palmer wrote:
Sun Dec 02, 2018 2:37 pm
No John, bought new and i have just started weathering it
Thanks