Layout Updates and News

Wealden Cement

Spent today checking over the layout, a few points being a bit difficult in the warm and lots of track cleaning required. Took the opportunity to test out a couple of the new N Gauge Society Hunslets as the layout was designed for these. All worked ok and I’m back to ensuring that the DapolContinue reading “Wealden Cement”

Test Track Update

It’s been a journey but at long last and after a number of challenges I have at last manged to get one train running around the upline stopping in the right blocks and switching the lights and sound off and on as required using iTrain.   I found a number of challenges on the way andContinue reading “Test Track Update”

Test Track Update

Work on the test track has been progressing with all the track now laid on 5mm foamboard to deaden some of the sound but more importantly to allow me to have all the wiring above boards and create some capacity to route the layout wiring and point motor linkages under the track. Nearly all theContinue reading “Test Track Update”

Test Track – Revised Plan

Have revised the plan as my first review identifed a challenge with the points on the outer line and the ability to run trains across the lines . Revision below

Test Track Planning

With the move into the flat now completed the train automation testing can commence. I’ve taken advantage of some Black Friday deals to acquire the Digikeijs DR5000 which will be the main control part of the layout and once I have worked out all the connections to iTrain, the D44088 Sensors and the track andContinue reading “Test Track Planning”


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