In the third instalment of our diesel depot series, MIKE WILD explains how the backscenes were fitted and how the depot was detailed to create a realistic scene.

When it comes to scenery, it is all about introducing detail and that extends beyond adding barrels and pallets around the depot building.

Our first port of call to enhance the diesel depot was to create a sense of depth. The baseboards are only 2ft wide, but the buildings and track occupy virtually all of that width, with the exception of a 3in wide strip along the front which has been used as a roadway.

Above: Natford TMD is coming to life with more detail being added to the interior. Like all layouts, we have more to add in the future to make this scene even more realistic.

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