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The Cockatoo Creek Tramway

Post by Mitch stack » Thu Oct 05, 2017 9:33 am

Hello all i'm Mitch and i'm Building a Garden Railway in 16mm scale 45mm gauge track in Melbourne Australia. i have 1 loco which is a Mamod/MSS 0-4-0 side tank 45MM gauge Tablet fired i am Building my line in a L shape in 11.5 meters by 5 meters. here is the Track plan of the line i hope to achieve the Picture of the Loco is the only one i have on my laptop i will Edit this on my phone.
the EGCT V1.jpg
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Hope you enjoyed the Post. Mitch
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Re: The Emerald and Gembrook Creek Tramway in 16mm

Post by tom_tom_go » Thu Oct 05, 2017 10:38 am

Hi Mitch and welcome to the forum.

The track plan looks impressive, looking forward to further updates and photos.

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Re: The Emerald and Gembrook Creek Tramway in 16mm

Post by Mitch stack » Thu Oct 05, 2017 11:13 am

thanks Tom i"m a friend of Ronan Cool train on the Forums i"d like most of the Line done by Christmas but it depends How Time Goes. Mitch.

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Re: The Emerald and Gembrook Creek Tramway in 16mm

Post by dizzysteamer » Thu Oct 05, 2017 6:13 pm

I like the fact that your planning on a couple of passing places within your railway we could do with at least one more ourselves don't be surprised if it grows from your drawing :D Ours did very quickly lol.
Good luck on your PW work take your time and enjoy :D
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Re: The Emerald and Gembrook Creek Tramway in 16mm

Post by bazzer42 » Thu Oct 05, 2017 9:12 pm

Welcome Mitch.

Nice to watch a railway grow from scratch, good luck and lots of photos please.

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Re: The Emerald and Gembrook Creek Tramway in 16mm

Post by invicta280 » Thu Oct 05, 2017 9:58 pm

Hi Mitch. Is your line level?

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Re: The Emerald and Gembrook Creek Tramway in 16mm

Post by Mitch stack » Thu Oct 05, 2017 10:25 pm

Thanks All for the Lovely Comments. Really Appreciate it yes the line will be level when built and hoping to have Radio controlled Live steamers like a Lady Anne or a Sammie the Mamod will remain manual control for the Time being. :) Will Post Some More when i get out side more and some track. Mitch

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Re: The Emerald and Gembrook Creek Tramway in 16mm

Post by ge_rik » Fri Oct 06, 2017 7:40 am

Welcome aboard, Mitch. Looking forward to seeing how the line develops. Looks like an interesting track plan.

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Re: The Emerald and Gembrook Creek Tramway in 16mm

Post by Mitch stack » Fri Oct 06, 2017 8:49 am

Thanks Rik I the put 2 passing loops in so
I can run live steam locos and multiple trains my main focus is getting the line started and finished before Christmas and scratch building some buildings. Mitch

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Re: The Emerald and Gembrook Creek Tramway in 16mm

Post by FWLR » Sat Oct 07, 2017 6:12 am

Welcome Mitch, love the track plan, hope to see more updates. :thumbright:
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Re: The Emerald and Gembrook Creek Tramway in 16mm

Post by Mitch stack » Sun Oct 22, 2017 6:17 am

Hi All Been a while since i last posted not much progress on the line because it has been raining a bit but the loco has been steamed quite a few times since i last posted.
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Re: The Emerald and Gembrook Creek Tramway in 16mm

Post by River Lin » Sun Oct 22, 2017 5:36 pm

Looks a lovely line to have visiting locos with its passing places.
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Re: The Emerald and Gembrook Creek Tramway in 16mm

Post by Mitch stack » Tue Oct 24, 2017 10:21 am

Thanks David. i chose that Particular area because of No trees and a 1 in 16 gradient that im going to level out to a 1 in 30.

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Re: The Emerald and Gembrook Creek Tramway in 16mm

Post by Mitch stack » Tue Nov 28, 2017 1:22 am

EGCT V3.jpg
Hi guys Sorry for no posts for a while ive finally decided on a track plan for the line its a basic station with a passing loop on the other side and a Steam up area
hope you guys enjoy the post. Mitch.
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Re: The Emerald and Gembrook Creek Tramway in 16mm

Post by tom_tom_go » Tue Nov 28, 2017 7:13 am

Quite a drastic change from the original plan, how comes?

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