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Lübars - a village outside Berlin
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 Posted: Wed May 3rd, 2017 11:09 am
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Hi,

For those puzzled by the sudden turn of events, it turns out that 1:45 was not the answer, it may work for some folk but my perception of a model railway is a landscape with a railway within. There simply was not enough space to allow a workable scenery to track ratio, instead,  spare time has been devoted to the creation of a small cameo layout - Lübars, based upon a line to a village on the outskirts of Berlin during the 1910's. 

The tiny cameo layout featured below can be built within a year and will provide a great deal of personal satisfaction for those baby-boomers who grew up with plastic kits and still want to do something with their hands and mind. 

The inspiration for the trackplan is similar version of a layout that I built in 2006 - Grafenwalde.

 

Peco code 75 and integrated DCC loco with turnout control are at the core of the layout, whilst the familiar Kibri kits will be making a welcome re-appearance. Just a couple of small locos are needed for motive power with no more than a handful of small wagons and a few coaches.  

Hopefully everything will fit in a compact hatchback, especially as the boards are only 1200mm long, making them easier and lighter to handle. The backscenes will form a protective 'box' for the scenic boards whilst separate cool LED-strip lighting will be independent illumination.



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And this is where it all began.....

Grafenwalde Video Link

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And this is where it all began.....

At least you are realistic...

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The void should be filled with a YouTube video, unfortunately my inability to delete the failed posting is the inevitable outcome.
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 Posted: Wed May 3rd, 2017 07:28 pm
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Hi Tim :wave:


Followed your older thread.

An interesting 'expansion' to HO ! ?


More landscape, less track.

Yes indeed.

Tricky in 'O' ... Very doable in 'HO' though.


Ah for the days of 'Ashburton' !! :shocked:


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