Martindale

  • “N” Scale
  • Space required 14′ x 4′
  • Operators 2
  • DCC Operation.
  • 2mm scale 1/148 9mm Gauge
  • British 60’s -70’s era
  • Built by Phil Metcalfe

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The layout depicts a secondary mainline running through the Dales/ Moors, (Yorkshire or Derbyshire, you can choose) as it emerges from a tunnel through a junction station and on to it’s final destination, wherever that may be. The junction station has a small goods yard serving an off stage town to the front. This is where passengers change trains for Martindale, higher up the valley.

Martindale is a terminus and grew because of the coal mine nearby, which is accessed off the branch before reaching the station. The goods yard is quite a lot bigger than the mainline station because of said mine, and comprises a goods shed, cattle dock, coal drops and a large stone building housing a factory workshop.

Initially set up for DC power,(analogue) it is now being converted to DCC.

So far I am the lone member that models N gauge in the club, but currently I am assisted in construction by two other members.

 

Page last updated 4/10/16