The Club builds and operates layouts in a variety of scales.
Recent work from the Putnam Group Main effort has been on preparing for Ally Pally by getting the existing layout ready; including ironing out some remaining track and wiring issues, redoing some damaged scenery along the front, some fettling of the backscene and numerous other little jobs. The work on the remaining hitherto unsceniced curved …read more.Mar 17, 2019
One of the advantages of building a modern image layout like Ingatestone is you get the opportunity to visit the prototype to get up to speed on exactly what you are building. So with master craftsman Eric Sainte visiting from Belgium we arranged a field trip which had almost a full turnout from the Ingatestone …read more.Jul 30, 2017
Putnam will not be running during the Club’s Open Day on November 20th. The lower hall will be given over to the Club’s wonderful Copenhagen Fields layout, which is a good reason in itself to come along on Sunday. Several members of the Putnam group will be present on the day, helping out in various …read more.Nov 13, 2016
Following Putnam’s last showing at the London Festival of Railway Modelling in March, work has commenced on expanding the side of the layout away from public view. The storage sidings, now shared with the clubs a-building modern image OO gauge layout Ingatestone, are being increased from 8 to 13 lines. The Club’s carpentry whizz has …read more.Oct 19, 2016
Putnam will be among the 40 layouts appearing at the London Festival of Model Railways. The team have been putting in extra hours to finish a number of mini-projects before we pack everything away ready for transportation ‘up the hill’. Visually there are a number of new buildings along the back of the yard, and …read more.Mar 7, 2016