Marabost

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  1. Sol

    Sol Full Member

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    Marabost - named after some of my operating crew
    Below are various scenes of the station and environs

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    Just noticed the shelter tipped on an angle !!!

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    and the entrance into Marabost
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  2. SMR CHRIS

    SMR CHRIS Staff Member Moderator

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    Even a bit of Irish in there Mmmm
    Very nice:thumbs:
     
  3. Sol

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    The D&S being a private railway, uses locos from all over - some Op sessions, even Aust and USA locos are on the rails.
     
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    Toto Staff Member Founder Administrator

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    Nice work Sol. The scenics are top notch, especially the last image. :thumbs:
     
  5. Ron

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    Great looking layout Ron, where have you put the incline to the fiddle yard?? :)
     
  6. ianvolvo46

    ianvolvo46 Staff Member Moderator

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    Love the various layers Sol they give the layout a busy working feel :thumbup::thumbup:

    Ian vt
     
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    That looks very interesting Ron.

    I spotted the tilted shelter too, before I saw your caption. :D
     
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    Very realistic, even the wind reaches gale force :avatar:

    I'm jealous of you having places for the trains to go from and too, rather than to and from a fiddle yard.

    Paul
     
  9. Sol

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    Ron wrote:
    The other side in the layout room - know I did put info into YMR - have to find it & point you to it.
     
  10. Sol

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    From the top of the gradient at Newton Abbott to the bottom behind Tawnton
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    and this is the block track plan with the gradient in green

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  11. Toto

    Toto Staff Member Founder Administrator

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    A bit of thought required when operating that lot Sol. How long has it taken to get to this stage?
     
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    The D&S has been on the march since 2008 in the basic form as it is now. Operating sessions have found out some problems that needed to be fixed. No further changes are planned except to finish scenery and wagon weathering.
     
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    Toto Staff Member Founder Administrator

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    What's the optimum number of operators needed to run it properly ?
     
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    Five plus myself based on the timetables I have set up.
     
  15. Gary

    Gary Staff Member Administrator Golden Goat 2018

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    Good to read about your layout again Sol. :thumbs: Have you any video of a running session ??

    Cheers, Gary.
     
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    Gary wrote:
    I was just going to ask the same thing.

    Ed
     
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    Toto Staff Member Founder Administrator

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    How often do you guys get together for a session ?
     
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    G`day Ron,

    Lots of potential there for operations.....must be fun to get the lads in there and go for it.???

    http://www.click:tophat:Gormo
     
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    Toto wrote:
    The first & third Wed night of each month for about 2 hours of running trains plus about 30 mins before & after for a cuppa & a natter.Plus I fit in 5 other nights a month on other layouts as a train driver.
     
  20. Ron

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    Busy man Ron!!:tophat:
     

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