This summer Pete Waterman and the Railnuts group are returning to Chester Cathedral to display a brand-new West Coast Main Line themed 'OO’ gauge layout for ten weeks. MIKE WILD reveals the full story behind Making Tracks II.

Pete Waterman making tracks II

Above: Pete Waterman OBE in front of his 'O' gauge Leamington Spa layout. PHOTOGRAPHY, MIKE WILD

Gauge: 'OO', 16.5mm Scale: 4mm:1ft Size: 64ft x 12ft Region: WCML Period: 2000-2022 Control: DCC, Roco Z21

THE 2021 MAKING TRACKS exhibition was a tremendous success for Chester Cathedral – so successful that it brought record visitor numbers to the venue through the summer and paved the way for Pete Waterman and the Railnuts group to develop plans for a second layout for 2022.

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