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

Friday, March 30, 2012

Dorset Group Meeting Saturday 21st April 2012.

Important Announcement
Having lost our regular meeting place recently, we have been busy trying to find alternative venues.
This has meant a lot of work by the group's committee but this has resulted in what we think is an ideal solution.
Because of our being a small group and all other possibilities being outside our finances, it is proposed to have the inaugural meeting at the venue detailed below.
This meeting will be attended by Tom Rayer-The Weatherman who is going to hold a hands on demonstration of his methods of weathering.
This invitation is extended to modellers in all scales as many of the methods used are not gauge specific and if this is successful we intend to start a Railway Modellers Club details of which will be announced at the meeting.
There will be a small charge, if anyone would like to announce their intentions to attend this will enable me to be more specific!
All interested modellers are invited to The Pullman Coach, Avon Causeway Hotel, Hurn Railway Station-Nr Christchurch , Dorset, BH23 6AS. The session starts at 1pm sharp.
If you would like to attend, please contact me and I will have a list of materials that are suggested as a starting point.
Modelling in a Railway Carriage (Mk 1 Pullman ) at a Railway Station with a pub next door doesn't get better than this!

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