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Earl's Court

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Earl's Court  
Terence Tew OO gauge 4mm scale

Rea|ity ... until October 3rd 1940 the LNWR/LMS had run an electric passenger service from Willesden Junction to Earl's Court. Many railway companies had, at various times, operated services over the West London Iine some of which continued via Earl's Court.

The Mode|... assumes that the LMS and GWR had built their own joint station at Earl's Court. This enabled them to divert some of their commuter and local passenger trains away from Euston and Paddington. Services had continued into the early 1960's, when the model is set.

As well as local services and peak hour commuter trains there is a small parcels depot and a shunt road which leads into the nearby dairy. There is also London Transport stock to be viewed on my model railway.

The buildings are kit bashed or scratch built and most are loosely based on photographs from the era. Much use has been made of resin castings, which I produce myself.

Locomotives include ready to run, scratch and kit built. All are detailed and weathered and fitted with sound.

Earl's Court has been featured in Model Rail, British Railway Modelling and Railway Modeller magazines.

You can see more information at the Earl's Court web site:


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