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Marrowbone Junction

Owner: Alan Cox

Gauge: OO 

Scale: 4mm/1ft

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

Layout Description

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.

Contact Details


Alan Cox


07961 258299


Exhibition Attendances

  • Sudbury Model Railway Club (October 2015)

  • East Anglian Railway Museum (October 2022)

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