Granta Valley Railway, A Quick Sketch

A GREAT PLAN…!

Steve's Narrow Gauge Adventure

To provide a home for the 09 stock I have been building I’ve decided to create The Granta Valley Railway a freelance, tourist line built on an old standard gauge track bed.

Obviously, the line will need a terminus.

The terminus for a modern tourist line doesn’t need extensive facilities. Let’s keep it simple: A run around loop, perhaps a small maintenance shed and a siding to store a wagon or two.

Then, we need to think of the passengers. Well, the railway isn’t a fancy affair: a platform, a ticket office and somewhere to buy a cup of tea. This will be all the line can afford.

After much sketching, designing track plans in SCARM and lots of scratching my head, I have settled for the design you see above.

It will allow me to create a 09 terminus for a ‘present day’ tourist line on a board 122cm…

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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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