Time to build a railway...but where?

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Re: Time to build a railway...but where?

Post by ge_rik » Wed Apr 07, 2021 9:13 am

Ingenious!

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Re: Time to build a railway...but where?

Post by Peter Butler » Wed Apr 07, 2021 11:15 pm

First pair of bogies are now fitted to test the theory and they work exactly as planned (I'm relieved to say!) ......
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As a result of this I felt confident enough to cut all of the other bogies and can fit them to the rest of the coaches.
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Re: Time to build a railway...but where?

Post by Lonsdaler » Thu Apr 08, 2021 10:53 am

That's an ingenious workaround Peter, well executed as usual.
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Re: Time to build a railway...but where?

Post by Peter Butler » Fri Apr 09, 2021 10:08 pm

The first of the Lineside Hut coaches having its official photograph taken on the line. The bogies work very well so I'm happy with the way my surgery went. A small lead flashing sheet (900 x 550) has been glued to the underside of the floor to add weight low-down as the coach is very lightweight, this improves the ride considerably.
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This coach will be the first-class accommodation for the Lord of the Manor and his family when travelling away from home. It will be part of the train which incudes the horsebox and Brougham.....
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Re: Time to build a railway...but where?

Post by Peter Butler » Wed Apr 14, 2021 10:20 pm

The remainder of the five 'Lineside Hut' coaches are now complete and stand in-line for their photograph on the railway.....
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I am very satisfied with their look, they have been a real pleasure to build, plenty of opportunity to add detail, both inside and out. The quality of the material is superb and the standard of cutting of individual parts is perfect.....
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My next kit might not be such a wonderful experience, time will tell.
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Re: Time to build a railway...but where?

Post by FWLR » Thu Apr 15, 2021 8:41 am

Just brilliant Peter. They do look very nice on your line. I really like the Lord of the Manors coach, very posh...

Your work on them are an inspiration to me. I am hoping to get our line in full operation soon and then I can look at getting more coaches a bit like yours, but maybe not as well finished...
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Re: Time to build a railway...but where?

Post by ge_rik » Thu Apr 15, 2021 10:08 am

Beautifully done, Peter. Hope to see them in the flesh sometime soon.

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Re: Time to build a railway...but where?

Post by SimonWood » Thu Apr 15, 2021 11:16 am

Superb, what an impressive looking train they make together. Will you be modelling carriage sheds for them? I can't imagine BURPS management, having acquired a fine looking rake like that, would want to leave them at the mercy of the elements for long...

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Re: Time to build a railway...but where?

Post by Lonsdaler » Thu Apr 15, 2021 1:45 pm

I'll send a parcel down Peter with all the kits requiring assembly in GWLR's store! Can you return them completed in a fortnight's time? :lol:
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Re: Time to build a railway...but where?

Post by Soar Valley Light » Fri Apr 16, 2021 8:41 pm

Hi Peter,

I love the full brake with the horse box and carriage truck. I was just thinking that there couldn't be a better livery for a coach of that type when you come along with four more of at least equal beauty! Well done and thanks for the continued inspiration.

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