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 Posted: Thu Aug 18th, 2016 05:19 am
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Robert Comerford

 

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If I could find a way to alter the name of this thread to 'indoors and outdoors' I would Herb :>) The kettle and the fridge is but a few steps away!

Fortunately my outdoor layout works without attention most times I want to run trains Woodie. If I had the issues you did mine would not have lasted very long.
The indoor layout is a compromise, as much of the stock I hope to build will not run around such tight curves or would look rather silly if it did. The very small locos and short stock such as the 4 wheelers and 40' or under bogie wagons will suffice indoors.
Being able to run trains when the weather is inclement or at night will be welcome. I admit to having doubts about having an 0 gauge continuous run layout in a small room but the more I do the more confident I will be happy with the result. It will complement the outdoor layout.

The theme will probably be a double track section of a private mining line with running rights for the NSWGR. Such a situation existed on the South Maitland Railway. They ran passenger trains from Cessnock to Sydney at one time and government locos and stock mixed it with the SMR coal trains.
cheers
Bob

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