Hennock was inspired by my eldest daughter whilst sat on the platform of Staverton Station in Devon.
In an effort to get away from Ready to Run I chose 3mm scale to model this layout having previously exhibited a large Tri-ang TT layout. I hope the ramblings that all to frequently appear will be of use to you no matter what scale!
The track diagram shows a simple passing station with a couple of sidings. All track is PECO Hom-12mm gauge with turnouts operated by the wire in tube method. Control is provided by Gaugemaster HH with feedback.
Locos are mostly whitemetal kits running on etched chassis powered by Mashima 9/16 motors with Branchlines 40:1 gearboxes. Wheels are Markits with the latest 3mm Society products being introduced.
Coaches consist of Society 'B' Sets and coaches from etches by Worsley Works, Brynkits and 3SMR. A vast range of wagons are from the 3mm Society list with Finney and Smith providing the China Clay , Gunpowder and a few etched kits.
Hennock has appeared in Railway Modeller and Model Rail.
Please visit the links to the left - 3mm is the Premier Scale for modellers-


General view of Layout.The facia has since been varnished.

The Degree Inn

The Degree Inn
In recognition of my eldest Daughter's achievement. She is also the one who gave me the push to build the layout.

14XX and Autocoach

14XX and Autocoach
Shows Station building-based on Staverton.

Hennock Track Plan

Hennock Track Plan

Saturday, September 01, 2012

The Exhibition and Modelling Season Begins.

The start of September see's the Exhibition Season start in earnest.
The Bournemouth Airshow and Great Dorset Steam Fair is in full swing. The unexploded WW2 100 pound bomb found on Bournemouth beach has been destroyed by controlled explosion. This was carried out after Friday's firework display!
The Red Arrows have been in action and poignantly the memorial to the pilot of Red 4, Jon Egging was unveiled shortly before the flight.
Plus the Vulcan is promised over Saturday and Sunday so thats more modelling time lost-View from the top of my house is spectacular- will miss the scaffolding next year!
Hennock and Teignford are on show this month, Hennock at Gillingham, Dorset on the 15th with Teignford at the 3mm Westfest in Ilton the weekend before.
Add to this the Dorset Group meeting  and we have a very busy month.

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