'Brixcombe' - MR234

 ‘Hall’ 4‑6‑0 No. 4906 Bradfield Hall - Martin Finney kit with Ultrascale wheels and Portescap RG4 motor and gearbox. CHRIS NEVARD

‘Hall’ 4‑6‑0 No. 4906 Bradfield Hall - Martin Finney kit with Ultrascale wheels and Portescap RG4 motor and gearbox. CHRIS NEVARD

Farnham & District MRC members are aiming for ‘P4’ perfection across the entire layout as they put the finishing touches to this quintessential GWR branch line. RICHARD HARRIS explains why.

Most layouts feature a centrepiece, an item of model making that really stands out - a large station terminus, engine shed, or suspension bridge - ‘Brixcombe’ contains no such thing…
Instead, the Farnham and District Model Railway Club (FDMRC) strives to make every detail of the 16ft by 2ft 6in layout as realistic as possible. Take a look behind the scenes and you’ll find a superbly crafted, bespoke control setup that’s almost as interesting as the model itself...

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