Last Friday evening at the club

An early arrival for the “Southern layout team”, who wanted to get on with test running of the station area, to prove the last bit of electrics  and then position the platform. Both were accomplished ( Grahams had his fill of electrics for the time being!). Andrew & Eric got on in double quick time to postion the edges of the platform using specially cut stripwood for the edges and support for the platform surface.

The platform faces will be stone style with card forming the surface.

Track colouring & ballasting will come next.

On F/Strasse the track problem in the fiddle yard, that caused some horrific derailments at Model Trains in Petersfield was tackled, involving some fettling of a point and adding weight to the a light leading bogie on the locomotive involved. Hopefully this will have completely resolved the problem, although David might still have scars to his stock and wallet!

Forthcoming events

We shall be showing a small layout at the local church fete on Sunday 12th July– Milland Valley Memorial Hall (MVMH), Iping Road, Milland GU30 7NA
Kanjiyama will be on display at the International N Gauge Show, 12th/13th September , Warwickshire Exhibition Centre, Fosse Way, Nr Leamington Spa, CV31 1XN
Model Trains in the Valley  Club Open Day Sunday 25th October at the MVMH- Iping Road, Milland GU307NA