Swithland Sidings: Power and operation

The Hornby Magazine Great Central layout has been built with operation in mind. MIKE WILD explains how this double track main line layout and its features work and how it is being moved forward into the preservation era.


Above: The driver of ‘Britannia’ 70013 sounds the chime whistle as the ‘Pacific’ races through Swithland Sidings with a north bound passenger working. In the goods loop ‘O4’ 63601 is waiting with its rake of 20 16ton mineral wagons.


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