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Structural Modelling – Part 2

Structural Modelling – Part 2

All of the buildings have been constructed by the same process using a 4mm plywood base, then laminating on embossed building sheets, stonework from Wills Kits and South Eastern Finecast for the brickwork and other details. Finer detailing parts were from Slaters, Scalelink and S&D Models.

The signal box was built using the same method but with P4 sleeper strips being used to simulate the planking and the kit for the internal detail was from Springside Models.

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Structural Modelling – Part One

Structural Modelling – Part One

Structural modelling on your railway will be governed by the area in the UK, and in the case of buildings and surrounding structures, the railway company. Each of the railway companies had there own design styles and colour schemes for their buildings. This is also true of the surrounding structures, some of them being there for many years. With a modern image layout there will be a mix of old and new styles. Buildings were constructed of different types of materials, railway buildings being of either stone or brick construction, whereas the surrounding structures may vary and in some instances constructed of a mix of both.

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