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© Frederick R Williams 2014-17

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A model railway by Frederick R Williams
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‘A Cornish Railway’ is a OO Gauge Model Railway that has been designed to be taken to exhibition.

 

The layout is based on St. Austell Railway Station and its Goods Yard as it would have been in the summer of 1982.

 

The Model Railway is being built in 3 phases. The first phase, the station and its sidings, was completed in 2014 and exhibited at the Woking Model Railway Exhibition the same year.

 

Phase 2, which includes a large Fiddle Yard was exhibited at Woking in Sep2017.

 

Phase 3 will include the extensive St. Austell Goods Yard.

 

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St. Austell is a large town in Cornwall, England famous for its China Clay works. The railway station at St. Austell was first built in 1882 and the date can still be seen etched on the sides of the old footbridge that spans the station platforms.

 

St. Austell is also well known for the Wheal Martin Museum, Eden Project and beautiful sandy beach at Carlyon Bay.

 

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‘A Cornish Railway’ - Phase 2 ran successfully at the Woking Model Railway Exhibition 9th and 10th September, 2017.

 

Phase 2 of the layout will also be appearing at Basingstoke 10th and 11th March, 2018.

 

Phase 2 of the layout comprising St. Austell railway station and sidings, a huge fiddle yard and continuous track was successfully exhibited at the Woking Model Railway Exhibition 09, 10Sep2017.

 

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