The Club builds and operates layouts in a variety of scales.

Rydes Vale – the rewiring concludes

I have been busy under the boards of the Rydes Vale. After removing all the lineside accessories to protect them from damage and also allow easier access I have turned to the wiring. I have removed all the old wiring and am currently installing tag strips in place of the brass screws used as solder …read more.

Apr 2, 2021

Restoring Rydes Vale – a pioneering 2mmFS layout

“Rydes Vale” was one of the earliest 2mm finescale layouts. Constructed in the early 1960s by Mr H H Grove and his son Bert, the Groves created a new set of track and rail standards which were instrumental in giving a faultless performance at our exhibition in Central Hall, Wesminster, London, for three years. This …read more.

Feb 13, 2021

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