Budleigh Salterton in OO


Gus Paul


22nd April 2020

Reading Time

2 minutes

I’ve been busy plotting my version of “Budleigh Salterton” – and been laying out the track to the plan here, using the original signal box plan. 



I intend to run my southern stock to represent the 1930s and my BR Southern Region stock to represent the late 1950s/early 60s 

The boards are from Grainge and Hodder (  They are very nice and fit together easily.  I have two 1200mm X 400mm and a 900mm x 400mm corner module that I haven’t glued yet. They are very very lightweight at the cost that 6mm ply is not quite thick enough to feel totally robust.  I will probably get one of their traversers shortly.

Originally one straight board was for the goods yard, one straight board was the station and the curve is a scenic cutting.  But I wonder if I need to use both straights for the yard and buy a wider straight for the station area now I’ve laid the track out and looks at the platform spacing (see header picture)

The track is Peco bullhead and streamline points.  I need to lay the cork underlay next.





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