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Railway Correspondance and Travel Soc
Interesting talks approximatly monthly at Saltaire Methodist Church http://www.rcts.org.uk/

A DVD from Vidpics

Layouts from the 2009 exhibition

Bradford MRC layouts were Victoria Road, Oxenhope, Dalry road and Tomas

Beckton on Sea (00) Richard Pratt

Bilton Grange Model Railway Club, Harrogate 20ft (6m) x 4ft (1.2m) end to end

Blackhawk House (0n30) Ian Drummond

Scale 7mm/1ft Gauge 16.5mm Size 10ft (3m) x 6ft (1.8m) oval

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Bocstyn Sidings (0O) Dave Burrows

4ft (1.2m) x 1ft 6 (0.45m) end to end

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Boggart's Leap (009) Brian Howarth

This layout represents a railway built to give pleasure rides with stations at the garden centre and at the tea rooms.

3ft (0.9m) x 2ft (0.6m) oval

Pencombe (0) David Gray

Pencombe is an Ex-GWR branchline layout with a difference. – it’s 1970 and there’s only diesel power to be seen.

30ft (10m) x 1ft 6"(0.45m) end to end

Pen-Y-Bont (0-16.5 NG) Geoff Lord and Matt Hainsworth Heywood MRC

A freelance layout based on the narrow gauge lines of North Wales.
14ft (4.25m)x 2ft (0.6m) end to end)

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Ride on train (7in gauge) Brian Howarth

Size 50ft (15m) x 3ft (0.9m) end to end

Ridings Huddersfield Trolleybus layout (00) Bruce Lake
Winner Arthur Towers Shield (Chairman's choice)

Ridings is a 4mm scale layout depicting the Ridings of Yorkshire sometime in the 1960's. and includes working DCC controlled Huddersfield Trolleybuses and a Faller road system.
For more info see
www.model.trolleybus.org.uk or http://homepage.ntlworld.com/bruce.lake/Layout+Vehicles/Ridings.htm
Some short videos can be viewed at http://homepage.ntlworld.com/bruce.lake/Layout+Vehicles/RidingsVideos.htm and at youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?
Size 13ft (4m) x 9ft (2.8m) rectangular

Rowlands Castle (00)Peter Goss (Pennock Trophy Public choice winner)

A Magnificant model depicting the country station and yard, village green and buildings, and adjacent forestry areas as would have been seen during 1944.

All based on written and first hand reported accounts.
Debut was at the Hull Model Railway Show in November 2008. See


16ft (4.9m) x 10ft (3m)

Click Plant to enlarge Pictures courtesy Steve Flint (RM)

ValleyFields (LNWR perios EM gauge)Tony Gee

Some 25years ago we first exhibited a layout called Valleyfields. It has been in store for much of that time and when it was decided that we wanted a small LNWR terminus as part of out bigger project, we retrieved it from the attic and dusted it off. http://www.narrowroadlayout.co.uk/

12ft (3.6m) x 2ft (0.6m) end to end

Waitawyhle (N) Graham Smith

Waitawyhle is a fictitious area based on the Settle and Carlisle route over the Pennines and is aimed at showing the wild and scenic side of the line when the railway had to blend into the landscape.24ft (7.3m) x 2ft (0.6m) oval
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Wanfoot Quarry (OO30 15mm-ft) Dave Hewitt Keighley

This Layout is a fictional Narrow gauge quarry line someware in Britain.
8ft (2.4m) x 4ft-6" (1.4m) oval Click on plan to enlarge

Waterville and Caherdaniel (G 45mm NG) Paul Blackhouse

The townships of Waterville and Caherdaniel really do exist in South West Eire but the preserved narrow gauge railway between them is entirely fictitious.
5m (15m) x 4m (12m) L shape
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