Gracetown Bank is a layout that depicts a northern England goods yard. An assortment of steam and diesel locomotives shunt the yard. Goods wagons are brought into the yard from fiddle yards on both sides of the layout. The wagons are positioned at various loading and unloading points on the layout including loading docks and warehouses.

A working rope hauled incline takes wagons to a higher level of the yard to additional factories and warehouses.

Track is all Peco code 100 '00'. Couplers are Kadee, that allow 'hands free' uncoupling.Locomotives and wagons are all Hornby or Bachman.

Baseboard is 3mm Beech ply and 4mm hardwood plywood.

The centre scenic section is 4ft wide,  further 2ft fiddle yards are on both sides the layout.




The layout depicts a small northern England railway goods yard.

There is a variety of motive power, with steam and diesel locomotives.

Through freight and shunting moves take place, with fiddle yards on both sides of the layout. A working rope hauled incline is also set on the layout.

The track is Peco code 100, control is analogue and uncoupling is with Kadee couplers.      


Layout details.

Scale.  OO,  4mm .  Era. 1960-70

Layout size.  8ft x 2ft baseboard, total area required 10ft x 7ft

Viewing area, 4ft. from the front. Insurance value. £400.00

Power requirements. One 220v 13amp socket + tea and coffee.

Operators.    Two. + One small table required.

Transport  in own car from South Lincolnshire.




Mobile 07802688821       Feb 2021


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© 2014 Graham Morfoot.

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