The original inspiration for the layout was a photograph in the Somerset and Dorset in Colour book by Mike Arlett and David Lockett and the result is a 19ft long stretch of double track main line recreating the line as it exits Chilcompton Tunnel.
Dapol's new 'O' gauge GWR '14XX' 0-4-2T has just arrived in the shops. For HM150 Dapol kindly allowed us to put the final pre-production model through its paces for a full review in the December issue of Hornby Magazine. Watch it here.
A gorgeous recreation of the Somerset & Dorset Railway in 'OO' gauge was Steve Jones' aim, and this beautiful exhibition layout recaptures the days of the S&D before its premature closure. Photography, Trevor Jones.
Hattons Model Railways is working on a series of four and six-wheel carriages for ‘OO’ gauge. The first batch is expected to be available in the first quarter of 2021 with prices starting at £30 per coach.