Lyngford Light Railway
A 5 inch gauge garden railway
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|My garden railway is a circuit around my garden, and there are now 2 sidings in the garage and a further siding is under construction near the pond.
It was built with 16mm Aluminium rail fixed to well creosoted soft wood sleepers. Galvanised large head clout nails were used to fix the rail to the sleepers. A rail gauge was made from a piece of aluminium angle with slots cut at 5 inch gauge to slot over the rails while fixing. Curves were formed by hand, and feet!
|I now have two loco's:
Alice, carries the number 2 and is a 4 wheel battery loco. She has a 12 volt motor from a battery lawn mower. I obtained this loco as part exchange for a 5 inch gauge steam loco that I couldn't get on with.
|The last week of October 2002 saw the potting shed partially demolished and rebuilt with new timber. A pair of doors have been built into the front to enable a new siding to pass through to the garage so that the stock can be driven in & out in stead of having to lift them.
Now all I need is some more rail! Update!! Rail now to hand, track
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