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, September 30, 2014

If you are really-really good!!

As a reward for giving up smoking- two months now- the family presented me with a Heljan Type 33 'Crompton'. This will eventually run on the new 4mm version of East Boldre which is being built side by side with the 3mm one- watch this space!!!

Sunday, September 28, 2014

Diesel Railcar.

Nigels single unit Railcar is coming on nicely- the motor bogie he created being more that sufficient to pull itself along.
Hopefully more info at our next meeting.

Friday, September 26, 2014

3mm Society SR N Class 2-6-0

 Back into stock is this kit which is whitemetal and brass construction with the opportunity to produce several variants.
This will be part of the stock for East Boldre, together with some relevant rolling stock already started.

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

What have I been up to?

 Appologies for the break in posting, due entirely to having been away at work and holidays.
These pictures were taken at the Hill of Down in Co. Meath, Ireland.
The railway is on one side, the canal on the other with a Pub in the middle.
Peace and quiet occasionally disturbed by waterfowl or a passing DMU .

Monday, September 22, 2014

We had a lovely time in Minehead!!

 Well we did until most of the pubs shut at 11pm on the Friday night. This was the first time in years that we actually heard a time bell at 10.45 and shouts to get out just after 11 !!. Even the escapees from Butlitz were miffed that they had to return early.
Still that aside we enjoyed a terriffic time, the accomodation and breakfast was excellent.
Took the opportunity to walk around Minehead Station early morning so a few uncluttered pics are attached.
The exhibition flew by with much talking and quite a few 3mm Society members took the time and trouble to come and see us.
Would we go again- you bet!!