We've had a couple of good operating evenings at Keen House already this year, and the picture above shows my Class 08 on shunting duty this week.
Members will have read in our last Bulletin that Empire Mills has new trackwork and a colourful new turntable fiddleyard. Over the next month or two we will be carrying on the refurbishment by rewiring.
As with the earlier work we've carried out over the last few months we think that some of the remaining operational issues can only be solved by a pretty thorough bit of work here. So the first stages will be to record how the layout is wired now and from that create a track plan and wiring schedule. Then we will switch on the soldering irons. If all goes well we should then be ready for our trip to our next exhibition at Quainton Road at the end of April.
Ben - layout co-leader