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Glasgow North Track Plan
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 Posted: 27 Sep 2017 14:28
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Ahoy, ladies and gents.

Just a pop-in to confirm that there has been very little movement on this project, save for the plans for converting the Garage into a a man cave (up-and-over door out, windows in) have been submitted to local builders for quotes. Hopefully by the end of October we should have a contract in place, and weather dependent, works completed before Christmas. Watch this space.

Aside from that, not much, although I continue to slowly build up stock. I now have all five coaching rakes assembled for operating the Glasgow-Aberdeen services. Next up, the Dundee rakes.

Hoping to introduce myself to Paul et al at the Dundee MRC show in a couple of weeks' time, also. Can I play with your train set, big man?

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A garage conversion will make a great railway room (man cave). Post up a few pics of your coaching stock and tell us a little about them. Which livery will you be running ??

As for exhibitions, will you be coming up to Elgin in November ??

Cheers, Gary.



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Hi Gary, 

Yes I'm very lucky to have the space I have. The garage comes with a floored loft, so I think that will be suitably lined and Veluxed, and up there will be the workbench for building kits and weathering (I also build scale aircraft kits - how many F-4s is too many F-4s??!!). Who knows, there might even be a second layout installed between the trusses at a later date, but we shall see.
All the stock is in boxes, but if you are good boys and girls I might unpack each rake and set them out on track in correct order.

The completed rakes at present are:

Aberdeen 1 -  BSK, SK, SK, RMB, FK, BSK, SK
Aberdeen 2 -  BSK, SK, SK, SO, RU, FK, BSK
Aberdeen 3 -  BSK, SK, SK, SO, RU, FK, BSK
Aberdeen 4 -  BSK, SK, SK, SK, RU, FK, BSK
Aberdeen 5 -  PMV, BSK, CK, BSK, BG, BG

The formations are taken directly from Passenger Train Marshalling documents for the period and largely confirmed by consulting photos.

There is a requirement for a total of 3 RUs, but I only have 1, so two of these rakes have RMBs instead, for now, until I can find more RUs.

Livery is BR Maroon, and the time frame is 1961-1964.

In other news, the Nelevator has been ordered, and has an 8 month lead time, so that should fit in nicely. I know what baseboards I need, and these have been costed on Model Railway Solutions website. These will be open frame. 

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 Posted: 28 Sep 2017 09:07
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Re Elgin - That used to be an annual sojourn for me the last few years, when I lived in Inverurie, but now living south of Aberdeen, it's a wee bit more of a hassle. Maybe when the bypass is completed..............



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