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Tag Archives: Minories
Moving forward, I need to select the height of the arches under my Minories. An obvious place to start is the South London prototype. We could also move out to Liverpool or Fenchurch Street to the east of London for … Continue reading
It’s time to move on from my (occasional) Covid-19 diary, to something new. As you, gentle reader, may well realise, I have spent the last couple of months trying to work out a layout that I actually like. This is … Continue reading
Thanks, RMWeb. Now I know! Names have some strange origins. I recall hearing that ‘Tooley Street’ next to London Bridge started off as ‘St Olaf’s Street’. Go figure….. There are some good videos posted by this guy, including….
There’s been a flurry of ‘Minories’ discussion again on RMWeb. And here are a few of the new ideas. Probably the optimum Minories arranagement, using two ‘Y’ points to reduce the reverse curves and straighten the platform. An ‘almost’ Minories … Continue reading
Number 4 is my second Minories post. Back to normal (whatever that may be) next week! If you leave London, and head to the other end of the commuter lines, a Minories like design, sort of ‘mini-Minories’ is another option. … Continue reading
Number 2 is this one on the classic Minories design. There are few model railway plans that can be deemed ‘classic’. One surely must be the late Cyril Freezer’s ‘Minories’ plan. The plan was the result a flash of inspiration whilst … Continue reading
Last layout from the Southampton show – Spanker Lane, a Minories layout under construction in ‘N’. The show guide states that: Spanker Lane is found in the north of England, where green DMU’s are the order of the day, although … Continue reading
It’s been a while since I looked at urban termini. Looking at London Victoria in the 1950’s there seems to be an interesting ‘bitsa station’ design that is possible. The distance between the road bridges is about 4′ in ‘N’, … Continue reading
Somehow, the mojo has been sorely missing over the past month. I’ve had a rethink about my N-club modules – nothing major – and have been thinking this through. And life has been a bit busy – too many days … Continue reading