The base board is seen in a new position – it took four of us to move it out to allow access to the back. By the end of the session Malcolm C and Dave had finally completed the trackwork and murmerings were heard about wanting to run trains.
It had been decided from outset that this would be a DCC layout – so the Dapol shunter available to do the testing was DC. Loud sobbing was heard from the sparkies.
The covered wagon was unaccompanied as it traversed the layout all alone.