Owner: Alan Cox
Area Modelled: West London
Era / Period: Early 1960s
Size of Layout: 18ft x 2ft
Total Operating Area: 18ft x 7ft
Number of Operators: 4
Insurance Value: £5,000
Cost of Transport: Fuel for 2 cars
Power Requirements: 1 x 13 amp socket
Other Notes: 6ft rotating traverser to rear of layout means total operating area required 18ft x 7ft
Marrowbone Junction is a fictional location in West London, inspired by the widened Lines between Kings Cross and Moorgate. Set in the early 60s and featuring both Steam & Diesel operation, It represents a small terminus serving both mainline and commuter traffic, with a through local branch line and an adjacent parcels depot.
The layout features a station to fiddle yard arrangement where the fiddle yard is a 6ft long x 8ft road, rotating traverser, situated beneath the engine shed, which includes both steam and diesel facilities and serves the station.
This arrangement provides a layout 18ft long with the full length being modelled.
Sudbury Model Railway Club (October 2015)
East Anglian Railway Museum (October 2022)