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by raetiamann
Mon Nov 19, 2018 5:33 pm
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: Wykeham - Somewhere in the south!
Replies: 55
Views: 6490

Re: Wykeham - Somewhere in the south!

Look forward to the next photo (s) and updates.
by raetiamann
Mon Nov 19, 2018 5:28 pm
Forum: OO 4mm/ft, EM & S4/P4
Topic: ScotRail push/pull sets.
Replies: 2
Views: 632

ScotRail push/pull sets.

Can anyone tell me where the first class coach was placed in the Mk2 and Mk3 sets? The photos I have show it doesn't sit either behind the loco or the driving trailer.
by raetiamann
Thu Nov 08, 2018 10:50 am
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: Runaway train........a big one
Replies: 12
Views: 1889

Re: Runaway train........a big one

When I was out there at the Ausrail exhibitions in 2011/13, I recall there was talk from Rio Tinto Zinc of this line being remote controlled and therefore driverless. As this issue seems to be down to human error, it may accelerate the driverless option for the company.
by raetiamann
Thu Nov 08, 2018 9:24 am
Forum: Layout Track & Design
Topic: What makes a good layout?
Replies: 33
Views: 5751

What makes a good layout?

Following on from MG's question further down the column, it got me thinking about what we look for and appreciate most. Let me start by saying I am at best an average modeller and I can enjoy seeing both tailchasers and end to end layouts. Of the top of my head, I will list a few of the areas I find...
by raetiamann
Thu Nov 08, 2018 8:18 am
Forum: OO 4mm/ft, EM & S4/P4
Topic: Oxford Rail Mk3s
Replies: 0
Views: 464

Oxford Rail Mk3s

Has anyone successfully close coupled OR Mk3 coaches? I'm considering a rake but really dislike gaps between coaches. I have a quite tight curve into my fiddle yard and find the Bachmann semi-permanent works well on my Mk1 & Mom sets, but I'm not wanting to invest before knowing there is a solution.
by raetiamann
Thu Nov 08, 2018 8:11 am
Forum: Product Review
Topic: Closecouplers.
Replies: 9
Views: 1814

Re: Closecouplers.

I have had European layouts in the past and have used Fleischmann profi and Roco couplings; I think the visual benefit of close coupling is huge. Now I model British outline and have found the European couplings simply won't work. What I have done is to use Bachmann semi permanent close couplings, w...