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Model Railway Layouts


We presently have a multi-gauge test track that is permanently set up in our clubrooms, a 'Thomas the Tank Engine' layout that we take to our Exhibition for visitors young and old to 'Have A Go' with and an 'O' gauge Exhibition layout called 'Nile Street Basin'.
In addition to this, the club is also in the process of building a new 'OO' gauge layout. This depicts a small diesel stabling point, and is being built as a tribute to two long-standing members of the club who have sadly passed away in recent years.

Ellis Street
      Ellis Street
A view of Ellis Street, our 'OO' gauge layout which is currently under construction.

Our 'O' gauge Exhibition layout 'Nile Street Basin' depicts a small East London freight yard. Up until recently we have exhibited, depicting the 1920's/1930's era. However, we have now assembled a set of stock which will enable us to run it in the 1958-62 era.
A datasheet is available for the layout and a few photographs of the layout are shown below.

An early petrol loco waits in the shed. Nile Street - Loco in Shed
      Loco in Shed
Nile Street - Pug shunting
      A Pug loco shunting
An LMS 'Pug' loco shunts wagons, whilst a canal boat waits to be loaded.
The LMS 'Pug' loco shunts wagons outside one of the warehouses. Nile Street - Pug shunts to warehouse
      The Pug shunts to warehouse
Nile Street - Worker on bridge
      A worker on bridge
A permanent way worker appears to have dropped something from the bridge - hope it didn't hit anyone !!.
A Sentinel steam railcar calls at the high-level station. Nile Street - Sentinel at High Level
      A Sentinel steam railcar
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