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Platform 1 picture of the week - no.37 - September 30th 2017

platform1mrc -- SMR Chris's photo at the 2017 Liverpool (Aus) exhibition
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Devan & Summersett -- Sol's Devan & Summersett Railway

Fish Van Build -- Paul's First O gauge wagon build

Newcastle Emlyn in N gauge -- Marty's Newcastle Emlyn Layout

Wallace Creek -- class48nswfan's Wallace Creek

OO Inglenook (with more) -- Ian's Inglenook in OO

Lockoford Yard -- Pete's Lockoford Yard

Disraeli Gears -- Tony's Disraeli Gears Layout

Great Chesterford Junction -- Gormo's Great Chesterford Junction

Southern -- elimatta's Southern Layout

Weathering -- Gary's weathering tutorial

Gundagai-Tumut -- Reidy's Gundagai-Tumut railway

H0 exhibition layout -- Ian's exhibition layout build

Deer Vally Vegtables -- NotHarryPotter's Deer Vally Vegtables layout

Dyffryn y Tyllau -- Cardi Bach's Dyffryn y Tyllau layout

Jay Dubyew Nth Yard -- Jack & Gary's Jay Dubyew Nth Yard layout

Operation Abyss -- Jimmy Styles - Operation Abyss

Marabost -- Sol - Marabost

Crymmych Arms -- Cardi-Bach - Crymmych Arms

Birch Coppice Siding -- DordonWagonWorks - Birch Coppice Siding

Lizard Ridge -- SMR Chris - Lizard Ridge

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New PostsMeet The Team
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107325 Jul 2017 08:20
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in A big welcome to Jakesdad in his new role as Moderator Go to last Post
New PostsNew members welcome lounge
Where all new members are asked to place a post of introduction to the rest of the gang.
3813,43416 Oct 2017 23:02
by paul_l
in Welcome Derick Go to last Post
New PostsHow this forum works - FAQ
Frequently asked questions and answers. If you are having problems using the forum please ask for help here.
1411414 Sep 2017 15:31
by GWRGirl
in Our Garden Railway Go to last Post
New PostsRules To Play By
As it suggests. Some rules and guidelines.
2619 Feb 2016 12:34
by Toto
in Junior members Policy and Rules Go to last Post

Platform 1 Competitions
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New PostsCompetition No 7
Its the 2017 Xmas Competition
12116 Oct 2017 15:05
by ianvolvo46
in The 2017 Christmas Competition Go to last Post
New PostsCompetition number 6
All about how to's
1394 Oct 2017 11:41
by Bear
in Competition number 6 Go to last Post
New PostsNewsletter Interactive Puzzle
Drop your answers in here for the newsletter teaser
2218 Sep 2017 00:35
in July puzzle Go to last Post
New PostsThe Platform 1 Cameo Competition
Focusing on the little people
110719 Sep 2017 09:38
by Gary
in Cameo Competition requirements Go to last Post
New Posts2017 - The Great Platform1mrc give away
WWW - some may think of the web, but for us its the great Wagon Weathering Wrangle
714021 Aug 2017 19:20
by class48nswfan
in Kim's offering for the weathering competition Go to last Post
New PostsCompetition No 4 - Platform 1 MRC @ Liverpool 2016 Competition Entry
For new members from Platform 1 MRC @ Liverpool 2016 Competition Entry
12727 Oct 2016 12:03
by Toto
in P1MRC @ LIVERPOOL COMPETITION - Sydney Model Railway Exhibition 2016 Go to last Post
New PostsCompetitions
Competition Rules.
14929 Jun 2016 12:46
by ianvolvo46
in Scalescenes "Kit Build Competition" - Part Two Go to last Post
New PostsCompetition 1 Scalescenes Kit Build 2016
Submissions for Competition 1 Scalescenes Kit Build 2016
223197 Aug 2016 14:43
by jakesdad13
in Scalescenes Go to last Post
New PostsCompetition No 2 Townstreet
Townstreet build 2016
1171823 Jun 2017 00:40
by cmcan
in Gary's Townstreet Competition Thread Go to last Post
New PostsCompetition No 3
If ever it was time to go DCC ....its now
31230 May 2016 10:59
by Toto
in Competition No 3 Go to last Post

Beginners Guide to a Layout
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New PostsGeneral Information
Beginners guides for Railway Modelling
51913 Aug 2017 09:28
by Ron
in Free down load brick papers. Go to last Post
New PostsHow to's
How to build a layout from Scratch
85014 Oct 2017 19:32
by Rob Pulham
in Painting guide Go to last Post

Model Railway Layouts
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New PostsMembers Personal Layouts
Where our members can showcase their pride and joy.
11710,33016 Oct 2017 19:11
by Toto
in Luib Bridge Go to last Post
New PostsSuggested Layout Track Plan Examples
Some suggested layout plans of all shapes and sizes.
915528 Sep 2017 09:07
by scottystitch
in Glasgow North Track Plan Go to last Post
New PostsPlanks
A very popular layout type for those space-starved members.
191,92516 Oct 2017 16:58
by Toto
in Rush City Yard Minnesota Go to last Post
New PostsStrictly Inglenooks
Layouts built to the inglenook principles.
3956 Feb 2017 11:57
by Echidna
in Disraeli Gears Go to last Post

The Learning Zone
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New PostsGormo's Shed
A collection of video's and articles presented by the Great Gorm himself
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2216 Oct 2017 20:35
by gormo
in Episode 86 17 How To Make Checker Plate Go to last Post
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Some easy and helpful things you did not know.
3826516 Oct 2017 21:52
by Dave C
in Fiddle Yard Go to last Post
New PostsWorkshop Benches
Members workshop areas showcasing their various works in progress.
1003,46316 Oct 2017 11:40
by Dr Tony
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New PostsTools
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22215 Sep 2017 10:05
by Toto
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New PostsTutorials
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312782 Oct 2017 07:58
by Gary
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New PostsProduct Reviews
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87021 Jul 2017 21:14
by Dr Tony
in Glue Go to last Post
New PostsBooks and reference materials
All printed and online reference materials
117614 Sep 2017 13:41
by Toto
in White Metal Loco's. A Kitbuilders Guide Go to last Post

Modelling The Natural & Man Made Environment
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New PostsScenics
Modelling ground form, trees and shrubs, rock faces and all things natural.
1513715 Oct 2017 11:03
by Gary
in Modelling Trees... Go to last Post
New PostsWalls, paths, roads etc
They are part of the scenery but man-made.
11743 Oct 2017 09:55
in Signalling Go to last Post

Buildings & Structures ( kits, bashing & scratch builds )
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New PostsLine Side Buildings
A variety of buildings specifically related to our railways. Stations, Engine Sheds and more.
212094 Sep 2017 21:10
by paul_l
in Cowans & Sheldon 70ft Turntable Go to last Post
New PostsIndustrial & Commercial
Factories, offices, shops etc.
112053 Sep 2017 16:53
by ianvolvo46
in Warehouse building in O Gauge Go to last Post
New PostsDomestic & Temporary
Whether it's a house, portacabin or a garden shed, post them in here
193 Feb 2017 10:40
by Colin_W
in My railway shed. Go to last Post
New PostsSpecifically for scratch builds
For all categories of scratch built structures
91057 Jun 2017 01:21
by danielb
in O scale mixed media kitbash/scratchbuild project for Piedmont Blues Go to last Post

Rolling Stock
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New PostsRTR Stock
As per the main manufacturers.
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42816 Oct 2017 19:47
by Toto
in Kernow's Beattie well tank. Go to last Post
New PostsKits, Kit bashes & Scratch builds
All rolling stock you build your self.
891,31914 Oct 2017 18:59
by jakesdad13
in Bought yet another kit to build. Go to last Post
New PostsThe Paintshop
For all paint jobs, Detailing and Weathering.
87514 Oct 2017 08:05
by Gary
in Removing a bad paint job Go to last Post

Permanent Way
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New PostsRTR Trackwork
Just as it says all scales and gauges of ready to run trackwork.
97713 Oct 2017 23:55
by Sol
in Peco Bullhead turnouts, etc Go to last Post
New PostsHand built track
Creating your own trackwork
3168 Nov 2016 08:54
by SRman
in SR third rail system,- what have others used? Go to last Post
New PostsTrack Design Software
Software packages to help you design your track plans
44514 Aug 2017 14:40
by ed
in SCARM Go to last Post
New PostsTrack maintenance
its a must so how do we do it
32312 Apr 2017 20:27
by Toto
in Poppys Track Ballaster & measurement gauges Go to last Post

The Prototype
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New PostsLocomotives
Your loco photos both Diesel and Steam ........ Drop them in here.
6769630 Sep 2017 13:42
by Wolseley
in A 'flying visit' to the NRM. Go to last Post
New PostsWagons & Rolling Stock
Just as it says ....... Get your photos in here.
83226 May 2017 23:06
by Sandbar
in GWR Cattle wagons and Cattle Movement Go to last Post
New PostsBuildings & Structures
Anything that may help inspire those budding kit bashers and scratch builders.
8712 Oct 2017 07:37
by ianvolvo46
in Canfranc Go to last Post
New PostsMiscellaneous & Oddities
From station barrows to benches, signage and stalls etc.
201418 Oct 2017 09:15
by Kimbo
in Day out on the Severn Valley Railway Go to last Post

Model Railway Control Systems, Computer Control & Interfaces
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New PostsWelcome to the DARK side
An introduction to Arduino and other programmable control systems
210118 Aug 2017 15:35
by Toto
in Arduino 101 Go to last Post
New PostsDCC Sound
All variants of DCC sound files
152217 Sep 2017 22:11
by Toto
in Hornby TTS Go to last Post
New PostsDC Control
Everything analogue.
8826 Sep 2017 07:12
by Sol
in A new panel Go to last Post
New PostsDCC Control
All the latest variants of DCC control.
2429424 Aug 2017 20:54
by paul_l
in DCC Concepts ADS8FX Go to last Post
New PostsComputer Automation
RR&Co, JMRI and the like.
57922 Mar 2017 16:26
by Dave Marson
in train controller Go to last Post
New PostsOther Electronic Interfaces
All the other gizmos, widgets, doofers and whatsits that tie it all together.
1626722 Aug 2017 17:58
by Toto
in Stepper motor for the Metalsmiths turntable ( O gauge ) Go to last Post
New PostsNon Sound Decoders
Any gauge DCC Decoders, what are you using
111141 Oct 2017 14:47
in Decoders - variances Go to last Post

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149 Oct 2017 21:27
by Toto
in Important forum changes Go to last Post
New PostsHumour
Looking on the lighter side
865148 Oct 2017 07:46
by ianvolvo46
in The Christmas Train Go to last Post
New PostsThe Railwaymans Club
A social club where members can organise meets, days out and general social get together.
721,50316 Oct 2017 23:00
by paul_l
in Dundee 2017 Exhibition. Go to last Post
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3957011 Oct 2017 16:20
by paul_l
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66113 Jun 2017 11:00
by Gary
in Garrett Go to last Post
New PostsThe Polling Station
If you have any ideas that you would like to see introduced. Post them in here where they can be discussed and if popular, implemented.
32619 Dec 2015 03:55
by Toto
in U Tube Video Links Go to last Post
New PostsGeneral Chat
This is the place to bump your gums on anything on a day to day basis. Nothing in particular really.
3583,93113 Oct 2017 20:43
by paul_l
in A new addition to chez Jakesdad. Go to last Post
New PostsThe Bothy
If its going to get nippy ......... This is the place. Nowhere else ........ And it stays civil.
233162 Aug 2017 20:17
by Dr Tony
in Wiltshire Line NW Tasmania Go to last Post

Sales & Wants
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