Hartlebury Valley Railway

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That does look nice. No issues when/if the track gets stepped on?
Hi John no absolutely solid to walk on. Ballast dry mixed with cement over steps area.
 
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Well the Beast shed has arrived. Have cut out the track entry and exit doors but still need to trim them and hinge them etc and fit some sort of locks. Track is laid into the shed but I still have to construct 500mm base boards inside for the track to run on. Electrics all done as well, that was first job to get some power and light. 2F128643-099C-4847-9487-99AE72793855.jpeg 36AAAC2D-F7DA-4B97-A539-772E893CC583.jpeg ADFED460-8DB3-46F4-9BD4-B5E510BE840E.jpeg 9214C6F2-6B59-43FD-B7AB-2922E3983223.jpeg
 
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Slawman

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Very nice. Are they R2 curves at the end? I would love a Harz 2-10-2 but have a few R1s in my layout.

What happens inside the shed ;)
 
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Very nice. Are they R2 curves at the end? I would love a Harz 2-10-2 but have a few R1s in my layout.

What happens inside the shed ;)
Hi R3 curves all round. Inside the shed the twin tracks link up in order to form continuous running loops! The LGB Harz 2-10-2 will run on R1’s though...
 
simon@mgr

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Fits in extremely well, excellent planning.
 
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Hi finished hinging the train track doors and put a framing around the outside using some treated timber which the shed erector guys left me. Also made a start on the framework for the baseboards inside the shed. 93694761-B644-484F-AAE9-85F9D81A8663.jpeg 8632DD6F-0F32-4BAA-9513-4922695D094C.jpeg 4A3B0685-94BF-4E45-822B-BDCBEC7D76C0.jpeg AF4BE0A5-52E9-4EBF-A028-8CB03DF00350.jpeg FB97AEFA-DA3D-40C8-9FF9-80B61C7F6B78.jpeg 53DE4698-9A37-4824-8A8A-E3FE9BC1C9A1.jpeg
 
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Looking great in there. I think a shed/stock storage yard is the one thing I wish I could have incorporated into my line.
 
Slawman

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Looking very nice. Planning on automating those train track doors ;)? I would be very tempted myself....
 
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Hi the build continues with the base boards now added onto the framework in the shed. Track provisionally laid out and have had to order some more R3 curves to complete. 32095B28-EEF8-44E4-8DD0-F0A0CFCDC0D6.jpeg 6A09B159-ADA2-47BD-9BCA-8285530F3A29.jpeg 406D761C-3CA8-4A4D-9CD8-04969513CB39.jpeg 721BCCA9-585D-42BF-B145-40F23F0D72DA.jpeg 517F3059-6A2E-45F7-B290-3E077FE1B000.jpeg
 
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Great work! And very nice, clean and fast! Many advances in few days. :)
 
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First run around inner loop with sumpter valley mallet, a 40th birthday present to myself 12 years ago just waiting for some more track to finish the outer loop off in the shed. Ahhh... it’s good to be able to run trains again. I’ve missed them for the 8 months since we moved 1761CC57-E4B0-4AC1-AF86-8E4CBF795A23.jpeg E47297EA-AFAB-416D-8A55-198B3D39FF80.jpeg FBF09E6A-8913-4CA1-8327-7F1AFC6343FE.jpeg 8865BE98-FA98-4607-8203-D218528BA7EC.jpeg ,
 
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Running a couple of trains tonight with coaches now that I have got some of the stock out of storage! 702C72B0-BBFC-488A-9B97-BA81E2BAF630.jpeg EB11610A-DCC5-4244-8E4D-C20303B3A71C.jpeg BBF2401C-9EDE-47AF-A761-8589C78B2675.jpeg
 
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Some more pictures showing some new people picked up at P & S Hobbies whilst on a long weekend in York. Also the logging trucks back out for the Sumpter Valley Mallet.
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Slawman

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Those log cars look great.
 
markrussell1966

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Sumpter Valley Mallet pulling 17 double bogies, not a record I know, but still a pleasing site
 
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Very jealous of your shed! Have you shelves for storing additional rolling stock?
 
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markrussell1966

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Very jealous of your shed! Have you shelves for storing additional rolling stock?
No shelves yet but just on the double track mainline inside the shed you can store two complete trains. I have a couple of sidings in the shed as well but might need addition storage shelves at some point!