Planning Collingwood Part 4 – Signalling Scheme Plan

Now is the bit I find most exciting, the Signalling Design. Now that I have a track plan is fixed in terms of number tracks, turnouts etc. (for model signalling, it isn't critical whether the track plan changes in dimensions slightly), I can think about the signalling, luckily I can use Fareham's Signalling Plan to … Continue reading Planning Collingwood Part 4 – Signalling Scheme Plan

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Planning Collingwood Part 3 – The Initial Design

Having finished all the exhibitions for Norwood Road for the year, I can sit down and plan the next layout. The first thing to do is come up with a name, I know that companies like to use special code names for new projects (Star Wars Episode IX was code-named 'Space Bear'), but I will … Continue reading Planning Collingwood Part 3 – The Initial Design

Norwood Road Re-Lock / Re-Control – Part 5

The History I’m currently in the middle of re-wiring and ‘re-controlling’ my exhibition layout Norwood Road after my previous wiring and control panel let me down at Peterborough and Wycrail. So far, I have the wiring on the layout and in my ‘REB’ or ‘Relocatable Equipment Box’ finished and tested, of sorts. The next on … Continue reading Norwood Road Re-Lock / Re-Control – Part 5

Norwood Road Re-lock / Re-control – Part 4

It's now time to introduce all the signals on Norwood Road! NR001: Type: Post Mounted 4 Aspect Filament Head with Standard Route Indicator & Position Light Manufacturer: Absolute Aspects NR001 is the Down Direction 'Orts Road Junction' Protecting Signal. It has 3 routes from it, the A(M) route is a main aspect route onto the … Continue reading Norwood Road Re-lock / Re-control – Part 4