The Fairford branch line

ESSENTIALLY, THAT IS WHAT I’M DOING TOO–THE END OF A BRANCHLINE—IN NEW ENGLAND, IN N SCALE.

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I have always been adamant that I wouldn’t model a GWR branch line.  Perhaps there were just too many models of them about in the 1960’s and 1970’s when I was developing my taste in railways.  I do, however, rather like Panniers (I have a Dapol one in London Transport red livery) and am fascinated by the GWR railcars.  I have never really liked the main line 4-6-0’s like the Castle’s and King’s – heresy, I know, but I much prefer the Southern 4-6-0’s.

But I came across this website on the Fairford Branch Line, well put together by Martin Loader.  It almost convinces me to build a branch line, and use some of the lovely GWR small locomotives and coaches being released in N gauge.

Fairford was one of those, not unusual, stations that was never meant to be a terminus.

The East Gloucestershire Railway had initially been conceived…

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About Jonathan Caswell

Mr. Caswell has been composing poetry at least since High School. He has been on WORD PRESS for ten years and contributes to two other blogs beside this one. This blog has a Christian emphasis but all bloggers are welcome. Mr. Caswell chooses to---with permission--re[post material of interest

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