Model Railway

  • Posted on: 13 October 2018
  • By: jaredgallagher
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Ever wanted to try modelling? Do you enjoy making things? Like trains? If the answer to any one of these questions is yes then this is the course for you!

In this block we will aim to construct a model railway for the Christchurch Model Railway Show in October of next year. No experience is necessary. You do not have to be interested in trains as there will be plenty of opportunities to model the landscape and buildings on the layout. We will be making as many of the items as we can without using off- the-shelf items such as ready made buildings and trees. We will learn to use the simplest of items such as paper, card, and wood to create buildings, hills, roads, trees, and everything in between.

The baseboard is already constructed so we will first design a track plan and start laying and wiring up the track. Thanks to a kind donation we have track and rolling stock for the layout so the most expensive parts of a model railway we already have. Then we can start the fun of making the scenery. We will

This is a great opportunity to meet new friends and to have fun making something unique.