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

York Road – Underground modelling 35 years on

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

A Tale of Two Signal Boxes in 2mm Scale for Copenhagen Fields

The Model Railway Club’s 2FS “Copenhagen Fields” layout requires no less than six signal boxes. Some years ago I made one of them, “Belle Isle Up” [ “BIU” ], and I was asked to then build its opposite number “Belle Isle Down” [ “BID” ]. Well, what with one thing and another proper 2mm modelling …read more.

May 7, 2020

Baker Street signal cabin in S scale

This S scale cabin was started some while ago but ground to a halt due to delivery (!) issues of the ‘crittall’ windows.  However this has now been resolved using my ‘silhoutte’ cutter. The windows were redrawn on its dedicated drawing program and cut from thin self-adhesive black vinyl.  You might even note the work …read more.

Apr 10, 2020

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