Bembridge, Isle of Wight

I keep returning to Bembridge, on the Isle of Wight, as a near perfect small branch line terminus.  A scale model fits within 4′ in ‘N’ gauge.

And with the beach directly to the left, a sea backscene would be needed.

The only difficult bit is building the little end-on-line turntable.

Terrier Loco W.9 as operating in Southern railway days, being turned at Bembridge Station
Ronald Shephard Railway Collection
West Sussex Record Office Ref No: 1/25/79

What is there not to like????

About snitchthebudgie

Secretary of the East Surrey N Gauge railway club
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4 Responses to Bembridge, Isle of Wight

  1. sed30 says:

    Reblogged this on sed30's Blog and commented:
    One of my fav IOW stations

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  2. Paul Jefferies says:

    Faller make a small motorised wooden wagon turntable which would be ideal for the turntable here, it’s definitely the right size for turning a terrier… https://www.howardscenicsupplies.co.uk/faller-222114-small-wagon-turntable-with-servo-drive-n-gauge-model-kit/

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  3. Reblogged this on By the Mighty Mumford and commented:
    ALL IT NEEDS IS A LITTLE STAGING AREA!

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