Halifax and the Calder Valley in the LMS era

PHILIP WADDINGTON drew inspiration from West Yorkshire to recreate a pre-Grouping slice of nostalgia in ‘OO’ gauge, focused on the famous Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway. Photography, Jonathan Newton.

I BUILT THIS layout to celebrate the railways of Yorkshire, and although it is set in the ‘Big Four‘ and British Railways eras, the availability of new models means I am now increasingly focusing on my real passion - the Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway (LYR). In its present form (there have been previous iterations), it measures 15ft 4in x 11ft and is analogue controlled.

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