Making Tracks is a giant 64ft x 12ft layout built by Pete Waterman and the Railnuts group for a summer long exhibition in Chester Cathedral in 2021. In 2022 the team are back and building a brand new scene in 'OO' gauge modelling the West Coast Main Line once more. Discover the full story in words, pictures and video here.
This year Pete Waterman and the Railnuts group have built a brand-new ‘OO’ gauge West Coast Main Line layout. See it one final time at the Great Electric Train Show.MIKE WILD
FIRST LOOK: Pete Waterman and the Railnuts groups are back and building a brand new 64ft long stretch of the West Coast Main Line to exhibit at Chester Cathedral this summer. MIKE WILD and RICHARD WATSON go behind the scenes at Pete's workshop to discover the first steps of the project.
Welcome to the latest issue of Hornby Magazine - HM171, September 2021. Highlights of this issue include our ultimate guide to Pete Waterman's stunning Making Tracks layout for Chester Cathedral, first reviews of the Heljan AEC railcar for 'OO' and Lynton and Barnstaple Railway 2-4-2T Lyn plus Hornby's latest Pendolino and more. Read the full magazine in PDF format here and check out our latest video content in the Video Features section from Thursday August 5.
Creating a brand-new model railway is one thing, building a giant 64ft long model of the West Coast Main Line for a three month long event in Chester Cathedral is quite another. PETE WATERMAN OBE relished the challenge and in our comprehensive guide to this fantastic ‘OO’ gauge layout he reveals the full story behind the project.
An undoubted highlight of the 2021 Great Electric Train Show is the only planned exhibition appearance after Chester Cathedral's Making Tracks event for Pete Waterman's stunning 64ft long model of the West Coast Main Line in 'OO' gauge.
Join the Hornby Magazine team for our latest feature length one-hour special video showcasing Pete Waterman's stunning new 'OO' gauge layout at Chester Cathedral as we take control of the trains alongside the volunteers and learn all about this stunning 64ft x 12ft layout. Plus don't miss our full feature in HM171 - available as back issue from the Key Publishing Shop.