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

Orchard Wharf – fleet of 15s

James has been busy with his ‘late period’ class 15s locomotives.  They have all been converted to EM gauge conversion plus had new couplings fitting. DCC has been installed including stay alive just in case our trackwork isn’t quite up to scratch. And of course the slightly fiddly pack of detail parts added. Now he’s …read more.

Aug 28, 2022

Getting Dirty – The Art of Weathering

I suppose of all the model railways skills I may, or may not have, weathering rolling stock is probably my best and certainly the one I get the most enjoyment and satisfaction from. All set up in my new conservatory! Bill Water’s M7 mentioned in the article gets the air brush treatment with my new …read more.

Jul 30, 2020

A Brighton Based ‘Gronk’ – Detailing an O gauge diesel

The O gauge model of the Dapol Class 08 diesel electric loco finally arrived in the shops in December 2016 after lengthy production delays. Nearly everyone agreed this was an excellent model and at a bargain price, though as always there were one or two out there who find fault with any RTRmodel. I had …read more.

Apr 27, 2020

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