30 June 2014

Trains are finally running again!

I've connected up some wires, and the trains are finally running on the Grimstad line again. It's been a year since the last time I was able to do that, so it feels really good. So far, only the Grimstad modules are hooked up. I need to build some new benchwork to be able to connect these to the main peninsula, but in the meantime I can have some fun switching Grimstad station.

In the picture NSB class 32 loco no. 390 is heading a short passenger train into Grimstad.

28 June 2014

The Grimstad layout is being reborn

After what seems like an eternity, I have finally started rebuilding my Grimstad Line layout in its new location. The new room is slightly longer, but narrower than the room in my old home. I've had to scrap some pieces of the old layout, but I hope it all will come together nicely in it's new home.

Today I've been working on installing lights in the layout room. I was given some spotligths from an old shop, and they look rather stylish hanging above the layout. Unfortunately it's hard to get good pictures of sharp lights. Anyway; here's a mobile phone snapshot :