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A 009 Welsh narrow gauge layout by Tony Minty.

ABERGWYNAFON

Owner: Tony Minty

Scale/gauge: 4mm/1ft scale, 9mm gauge narrow gauge

 

 

Description: Abergwynafon represents the coastal terminus of a fictitious Welsh narrow gauge line known as the Gwyn Valley Railway. The locos are kit built and most of them were purchased second hand in a part finished state. All the coaches and wagons were built from kits from manufacturers such as GEM, Meridian and Parkside Dundas. Although the line is fictitious, most of the stock is based on that of the prototype lines and include examples of the Talyllyn, Ffestiniog, Welsh Highland and Vale of Rheidol railways.

Size of layout: 7ft long x 1ft deep

Floor area required: 8ft x 5ft (operated from the back)

Power requirements: 1 x 13 amp socket

Furniture requirements: Tables needed to support layout and 2 chairs for operators.

No. of operators: 2

Transport requirements: 1 car