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Leamington & Warwick 40th Anniversary Show

Leamington & Warwick 40th Anniversary Show

Sunday March 8th was an exhibition for the general modeller with a well balanced selection between layouts and traders. The layouts on show were of the usual high calibre for which the show has gained a good reputation. The traders had a multitude of products for sale covering an array of scales and gauges. There were companies providing custom built baseboards, digital control systems, digital sound systems, locomotive and rolling stock kits, along with a vast range of ready to run models.

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Populating Your Layout

Populating Your Layout

Want to bring your layout to life then you need to consider introducing that human element. Adding a loco crew is possibly the first step, and there are many models in all of the scales. You can get ready to plant models, but my enjoyment comes from painting and styling white metal cast figures.

Once you have your loco crews then it is a matter of time before you start introducing figures on to your station and then you start populating your carriages with passengers. The people can also add ballast to your rolling stock if you choose white metal figures, so they do have added benefits.

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