The Club builds and operates layouts in a variety of scales.
York Road tube station is now nearing completion of the internal details. This has certainly made it a far bigger job than originally intended! The use of modern technologies continues, with 3D printed sanitary ware – specially designed in Australia (by a 2mm SA member) printed in Croydon by Justin and fitted in St Albans. …read more.Nov 21, 2020
Following on from the initial post, here are a series of progress updates: The York Road tube frontages are now complete and awaiting detailed painting. The addition of a coat of primer really brings out the various details and motifs, especially the 3D printed dentil courses and window surrounds from Richard. It’s interesting how a …read more.Oct 18, 2020
I recently retrieved the cardboard placeholder model of York Road tube station from Keen House, prior to going on holiday in Cornwall. This has enabled me to make a good start on the definitive building. Unbelievably it is approximately 35 years since I made the original Caledonian Road station. I always like to use a …read more.Jul 25, 2020
Whilst there was a wedding and some footy on TV, our crack crew of electricians were at Keen House, continuing the rewiring of the layout. The lines are now all working correctly and the new loop on the Down Main is live and running (track will need a bit of fettling). The end of the …read more.May 20, 2018
The layout running settled in very nicely at the Club’s Open Day on 20th November. Gary has devised a very elegant shuttle mechanism for the underground and Richard’s buildings made major progress as he demonstrated today. The main buildings and roads have been given a more convincing colour wash at the south end (which belies …read more.Nov 20, 2016
Mind The Gap! in our railway modelling range. What was once a very Niche part of Railway Modelling is now gradually becoming ever more popular. Recently this year (2015), two major suppliers of Ready-To-Run Models produced two new fantastic London Underground Trains featured on the Metropolitan Line. Bachmann’s London Underground S Stock and Heljan’s Metropolitan …read more.Nov 12, 2015