Bosmelin is a representation of the Bodmin & Wadebridge Railway. It is a representation because I could not fit a model to scale of the line and its surrounding landscape in the available space. So it is not the B&WR it is Bosmelin. Similar but different.
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My recent endeavours have been struggling, struggling I say, with the track-beds for the embankment. Getting these level, without twists, and sagging has not been easy. I thought 12mm Birch Ply would be sufficient but it has not proven so. I’ve tried braces, supports, different types of wood in fact the final manifestation (the fourth) … Continue reading On the level.
Over the Easter Holiday I’ve turned my attention what would be the east end of the layout. Here the lines leaving Bosmelin Junction pass over the river on two bridges before disappearing along the valley as they diverge to their different destinations. Due to the nature of an oval layout the river, embankments, bridges and … Continue reading Flexi-Track but not as I want it
Referring somebody to this Bosmelin Site today I discovered that I had made no updates since February 2021. I was somewhat aghast although it was never my intention to document progress that frequently, a year was far too long between updates. Nevertheless when I observe what progress there has been it is actually hard to … Continue reading A year is no time at all in Railway Modelling.