The absence of the layout manager gave the sparkies the opportunity they had been waiting for.
The baseboards have been delivered and assembled.
Two tracks are connected to a DC controller for testing.
Review and decision to relocate power supply to the layout.
The droppers were added to the remainder of the sections on the board and neatly terminated by Ray.
The points that disappeared last week have now reappeared sprouting a fine growth of wires.
Some progress this week - not as much as we would have liked.
You might even say a "pointless" layout! The points are up for a very good reason.
Not only has Dockland moved to a new location in the club, it has also gained a fourth baseboard. That may sound a lot but this is 7mm scale where another metre or so does not hold much in the way of rolling stock.Some initial electrical problems have been resolved.…
This is the space that will be occupied by the new 4mm (OO-gauge) layout. A bit of rubbish and other materials to be removed but it is a large space and there will be baseboards on either side of the passageway, as shown by the tape on the floor.This was…