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Buntingford to Broxfield on a busy day 1959 By Roger Lattimore

Like so many of us my model railway ambitions are based on my recollections as a small boy. Trainspotting destinations Broxbourne and Hatfield in Hertfordshire have become Broxfield on my layout.   I am in my tenth year of building it and since retirement progress has been more rapid.  The layout is in a ‘Station House’ at the bottom of my garden measuring 36’ x 12’ with a decking platform out front and a full length canopy with daggar edging.   Basically it’s a model railway enthusiast’s dream scenario brought about by several strokes of good luck.  To do it justice I have worked on the detail and autheticity for an era of 1956 to 1959.  I have included the Ware, Hadham and Buntingford branch line for which I have fond memories particularly the part which ran through the Easneye Estate to the north of Ware.  

A very busy day at Rye House Junction goods depot! 79

Model Railway Express Issue Two January 2017  
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