The Alton exhibition 6 February 2016 – 2

Every Terrier you ever wanted… Music to my ears!

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Another fine layout at the Alton show was Dock Green, an O gauge shunting layout set in East London in early British Railways days.  Full marks, too for the layout name, bringing back memories of watching ‘Dixon of Dock Green’ on black-and-white television on a Saturday evening.

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As usual, I enjoyed the sheer, ‘mass’ of O gauge models.  And the retaining wall scenery and weathered models made a for very satisfactory layout.

In contrast, ‘Loch Tat’ used N gauge to capture the sweep of the Scottish highlands, with mainly blue-era British Rail running through it.  Lots of scenery to look at, and a constant flow of trains to inspect.

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There were plenty of other layouts to enjoy.  ‘Banbury’ was in attendance….

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Some fine scenery in an On16.5 freelance narrow gauge layout….

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And every ‘Terrier’ you ever wanted, running on Hayling Island.

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