Western Model Railways

And because I suddenly found myself with a spare Bachmann 64XX chassis, I wondered if I could get it to fit in this old Hornby open cab pannier... bit...

5417, a Gloucester Horton Road regular - from a Bachmann 64XX - now sporting the correct 5'2" wheels courtesy of an Oxford Rail Dean Goods chassis. To...

Been quiet on the modelling front as I've just moved, and had some drawings to finish as well. However, I did manage to finish this one over the weeke...

Platform finished and harbour side ballasted

The viaduct canal scene

2213 passes Abbledean Valley Yard with a small goods train

Headboard and ex-GW train reporting number 725 which I believe is correct for the 08:00 Cheltenham - Padd in 1960

Conversion of Hornby Castle class loco to a local legend of 85B. What else could be rostered for my Cheltenham Spa Express model? 5017, formally St...

Wagons in the yard

Sometimes you just have to take time to relax

Loco 2213 passes by, here you can see the Driver and Fireman having a conversation

2213 passes by with freight train

First part all dry and painted. Thrilled with how its turned out, will blend the fresh side tomorrow once its dried. Again for the tutorial look up Ma...

Filled in the bare scenic area by the cliff face with some fallen rocks and under growth. Will give it a pass with the static grass at a later date

First part of the water effects I'm trialling. This method is used by Marklin of Sweden (look him up on youtube). This employs the use of toilet paper...

Welcome to Barnabas Junction. Here we have a visiting loco during a running session, Class 37418 "An Comunn Gaidhealach" after its recent visit to Va...

6349 now finished, plates attached and weathering completed. Just needs a wheel clean and she'll be good to go..

Some ivy growth on the South end of Whitebrook station building, and some more of the detail visible in the stonework and awning.

Whitebrook Signal Box. A slightly adjusted LCut-Creative laser cut wood kit, finished with #modelrailwayscenery.com nameplate and ashlar/ weathered t...

The start of a "cut and shut" modification to a Ratio 'Castle Cary' station kit, hopefully to turn out something more "Tintern-esque" for a Wye Valley...

Repainted and weathered Mainline ex-GW 43XX Mogul, waiting for the paint to dry before etched plates are added. This one will become yet another Glouc...

A nice warm and sunny day calls for some homemade tarpaulins for some 5 plank wagons. Cling film the wagon, then coat with 3 or 4 layers of tissue pap...

The unfinished end! I shall be continuing the climb towards Bilson Junction and Cinderford once the far side of the crossing is done, and that baseboa...

The halt and loading dock, on what was originally part of the old ironworks sidings/incline. The decaying remains of the winding house and associated...

8731 and 8717, 85B (Gloucester Horton Road) stalwarts, doublehead a loaded train of bitumen tanks towards the Berry Wiggins terminal at Whimsey Sidin...

Looking Eastwards from the crossing, 5417 climbs out of the tunnel with a Cinderford-bound auto service from Newnham-on-Severn...

Ayleford Foundry Crossing viewed from the lane....

Overall view of the station. The station building is based on an old Superquick station I picked up from my local model shop for a quid, however it wa...

Railfreight 37 on a tanker train passed Boddington Lane mainline with Regional Railways Class 150 awaiting departure on platform 1.

GWR 8715 passes the Post Office crossing with a steam enthusiasts charter.

Class 105 stabled in the Ashington station whilst Class 37 sits in the parcels bay just out of focus. This was probably my favourite layout to build,...

How the harbourside currently looks. Quite happy with how it is starting to look the celotex raised area will be replaced by foamboard on formers to k...

This is the view of what will eventually become the mainline station. The 2 tracks on the far edge of the board will be hidden beneath a retaining wal...

The current view from the non scenic bridge just above where the station platform will sit once I get round to cutting it. The area at the back of the...

I’m in the process of designing and building a TMD layout with will have 43’s, GWR units and locos in for servicing.

Forde Road TRSMD - my 5x2ft modern image depot layout based somewhere in the west country acting as a general maintenance depot for GWR

Caxton - A Welsh 6ft x 1ft Stabling Sidings and Single Platform Branch line Station using Code 75 Bull Head Track. Set in the EWS Period!

Foxton South Station at night

Foxton South Station

Foxton, Somershire

Photograph (c) NevardMedia

Photograph (c) NevardMedia

Photograph (c) NevardMedia

My home layout

Wisteria Collop is a simple roundy-roundy 009 layout which includes a station, small goods yard and a few cottages. Its ‘the bit behind the bookcase’...

Ex GWR loco 2213 passes a young enthusiast

First snap of my layout!

14xx 1432 with a goods train