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Description based on material supplied by the layout owner

Jim Edwards O gauge 7mm scale

Aldermouth is a totally fictitious layout portraying a Great Western Railway (GWR)branch line terminus during the period 1930 to 1940. The scenario is running rights have been granted to the Southern Railway (SR) and a variety of both GWR and SR locomotives together with passenger and goods stock are in evidence.

There are a number of factories and warehouses in the Aldermouth area, with some

based on the towns canal front. Rail traffic is always busy, there is considerable movement of mixed goods traffic to be seen to and from the industrials, at the same time a fairly intensive passenger service.

The motive power used is a mixture of kit built and ready to run locomotives together with steam and diesel Railcars.

Coaches are also kit built and ready to run, wagon stock is built from Slater, Parkside Dundas and Peco.

The buildings on the layout are a mixture of kit and scratch built and there are also a number of kit built road vehicles reflecting the period modelled. Baseboard total is 17 feet long by 2 feet wide.


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