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

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Ex GWR 2-6-0 Mogul

At last in colour albeit black. The Mogul is running under her own power for the first time.
The body has been sprayed black as this one will be unlined black  7316- from a picture in a Bradford Barton book
Many things still to do- too many to list here!
The chassis runs well under the body but a couple of shorts occur at various points (no pun intended!).
So out with the file to pare down the cylinders slightly, tighten up the pony truck as it has too much front to back movement. The front frames needed the most drastic action as the pony wheels touched them each time a curve was encountered.
So-time to paint the chassis, add coal to the tender and loads more before 7316 is ready for display.

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