More passengers

Bachmann make a nice four wheeler which is suitable for light railway use but it’s OO scale and standard gauge, so you might wonder why an O scale narrow gauge modeller like me is interested in it.


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Muston Sands goods yard does see some traffic from time to time but the main reason for the station’s existence is to give tourists easy access to the beach.

henrietta and triang

Tourists need coaches and the Seaside Line has been augmenting its passenger roster in readiness for the summer season.

henrietta and big diesel

These photos show work in progress on the new stock with one of the older coaches and the line’s big diesel for comparison of size.

henrietta and victoria

What’s more, there are two of them!

I was originally planning to fit full width verandas at each end but the more I look at them the more I think the angled sections of styrene used to elongate the N gauge freight car underframes could support steps either side of a narrow central platform.

stop board


About Bob Hughes

Ex railwayman, life long railway modeller, lover of real ale and spicy food.
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