Take the tour…

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    THE CLUBHOUSE

    This is where we congregate, drink tea, shelter from the rain, hold meetings and do some engineering in the workshop
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    THE MAIN LINE

    A dual-gauge track which circles the main part of the site, and then takes a big loop southwards past the boat pond.
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    INNER LINE

    The second track, which runs around the northern part of the site, inside the main line.
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    VICTORIA HALT

    This is the station where the public can board a train for a ride around the main line.

    It is adjacent to the Victoria Park play area. Access is via a gate in the fence.
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    THE STEAM-UP SIDINGS

    This collection of ironmongery is where we prepare our engines for running.
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    TRAVERSER

    The traverser allows locos to be moved from one track to another.
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    THE TURNTABLE

    Trains run anti-clockwise on the larger tracks, so a turntable is handy to ensure locos are the right way round.
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    THE LIFT TABLE

    This is a steel table which can be jacked up to make it easier to lift locos in and out of vehicles.
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    THE GAUGE ONE LINE

    This 45mm gauge 1 line runs in and out of the trees at the northern end of the site.
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    THE GARDEN RAILWAY

    This is our 32mm gauge garden railway line. It can run 16mm and 0 scale stock.
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    THE TRUCK STORE

    The truck store holds the man-riding trucks and gardening equipment.
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    THE TRAILER STORE

    A prefabricated garage which holds the portable track we take to local shows.
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    THE SIGNAL BOX

    This is where we keep the main coal stocks, the bridges for the Gauge 1 and garden railways, and assorted other stuff. No signalling is done, unfortunately.
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    THE COAL STORE

    This is where we keep some coal handy for the steam-up sidings.
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    THE BOAT POND

    Not ours of course, but an important part of the overall site.
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