Making Tracks

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.

Making Tracks II – Pete Waterman’s 2022 ‘OO’ gauge layout

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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.

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PETE WATERMAN'S MAKING TRACKS II

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.

Waterman prepares for Making Tracks 2

A brand-new ‘OO’ gauge layout is under construction by Pete Waterman and the Railnuts group for a two-month-long exhibition at Chester Cathedral this summer. Doors open on July 23...

VIDEO: Waterman's Making Tracks II - the first visit

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.

Making Tracks last hurrah for Chester Cathedral

In this subscriber special video we bring you a video feature from the final day of Pete Waterman's Chester Cathedral layout Making Tracks. Including some of Mike Wild and Mark Chivers very own BR Blue stock.

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Hornby Magazine September 2021

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.

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MAKING TRACKS FOR CHESTER CATHEDRAL

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.

Making Tracks - the West Coast Main Line, 'OO'

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.

The Great Electric Train Show is going ahead!

It is a green light for the 2021 Great Electric Train Show which will be taking place on the weekend of October 2/3 at the Marshall Arena in Milton Keynes. Read the full story here and watch our preview trailer...

VIDEO: Making Tracks at Chester Cathedral

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.