British narrow gauge (preservation project needs volunteers)

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Just imagine, if it had been profitable it could have gone everywhere from the terminus', Wrexham, Bangor , Chester even

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(has your DBset obsession gone yet?)

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I think its time we put this set underway

a website has been set and will be added to.

http://hometown.aol.co.uk/bornacorn/ngset.html

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new WHR coach
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I went to Canada for two weeks. Nice coach though.

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ahhh, canada.

So, Im just making Ng things between other things on the US set. :wink:

Cornelius, can you get a big text list of everything we want in this set below? Then i can go picture hunting and make a list like krtaylors. :wink:

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It occurs to me, that the narrow-gauge railways are actually well suited for the forced short distances of TTD. I can't help but wonder if the fairly small towns and too-close villages, are quite realistic for a narrow-gauge network. If you think of the TTD board as, say, ten miles on a side, it begins to make sense. You'd expect to find only one, maybe two, main-line stations in that sort of square, and most local transport would be via narrow gauge, or trucks, depending on the era.
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cornelius wrote:I went to Canada for two weeks. Nice coach though.
How'd you find the Great White North, eh?

If you guys can get the Narrow Gauge trackset up, I may swipe it for my Canadian set. We had the White Pass & Yukon and the Newfoundland Narrow Gauge. I think we can do without Monorail :D

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DanMacK wrote:
cornelius wrote:I went to Canada for two weeks. Nice coach though.
How'd you find the Great White North, eh?
I got on a plane and it took me there...

I was staying in Whistler, and saw freight trains passing occasionally (actually heard them more often) so I now understand what those centre-beam wood cars are all about.

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any drawings or skethces cornelius?

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Ive put up the test trains table on my site, its easy to get to throught the link below just Narrow Gauge set

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Born Acorn wrote:Ive put up the test trains table on my site, its easy to get to throught the link below just Narrow Gauge set

Thanks for setting the site up!

If you look on page 2 of the thread you'll find the initial list I thought of for engines - I will try and draw some more stuff next week but I don't know how much time I'm going to have.

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found em and added the double fairlie

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cornelius? can you get the pics of the Irish locos?

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Born Acorn wrote:new WHR coach
Wow! It looks like the original vehicles of the Millennium Underground of Budapest! Great!
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I haven't picked out any specific engines because I'm not sure what to use yet. All the Irish lines were 3' gauge, so the engines are usefully bigger and faster than the Welsh ones and were still being developed until about 1920, when railcars started to become more popular. What do you reckon?

West Clare steam: http://www.westclarerailway.com/steam1.html

Tralee and Dingle tank engine: http://www.wcgardenrail.com./5T-02.jpg

County Donegal steam: http://cdrrs.future.easyspace.com/502.html
County Donegal railcars: http://cdrrs.future.easyspace.com/503.html

Londonderry & Lough Swilly steam: http://cdrrs.future.easyspace.com/602.html (some really big one at the bottom of this page)

(CDR and LLSR map if you're interested: http://cdrrs.future.easyspace.com/204.html)

Monorail?? http://homepage.eircom.net/%7Elartiguemonorail/

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Ill be adding to the page soon, Im just looking for free webspace, as AOLs 20MB has run out :(

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btw cornelius, I never knew the conceptof monorail was actually practiced in the olden days. :shock:

I thought it was a farily new idea!

and steam monorail locos too!

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any news on whats happening with this set? I wondered if you're thinking of including the electric railcars and steam locomotives from the isle of man (irish sea)? theyre 3ft gauge (i think)

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Im waiting for a kind of GRF creator first, cos I cant code for crap.

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