Bridging THE GAP

CONSTRUCTION

Many model railways can benefit from a removable section to allow access to a room. TREVOR JONES shows how he made use of a bridge kit to create a removable section with both form and function.

TOOLS & materials

» Deluxe Materials

Rocket Plastic Glue

» Revell Plastic Cement

» No More Nails type grab adhesive

» Craft knife

» Sanding boards

» Angle grinder

» 20mm x 20mm aluminium angle

» 2mm plasticard

» Aluminium rod

ON the Great Wakering and Flackwell Heath garden railway there are two locations where the double track main line crosses the path and it is has been necessary to construct bridges which will lift out. The method I have used for the latest lift out bridge is equally suited to an indoor railway as it is to my outdoor layout.

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