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Nutt and Bolton

  • Scale - 2mm/ft. N
  • Era - BR blue - 1970s/80s (occasionally BR green/black)
  • Number of operators - 1
  • Exhibition space required - 4ft(wide). X 5ft. - and space to barriers.
  • Additional requirements - exhibition organisers are asked to provide a 4ft. X 2ft. table

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    Nutt & Bolton is an N Gauge minimum space industrial shunting layout. The layout is completely fictitious, and is based around a small engineering firm called Nutt & Bolton , who rely on rail transport for the import of raw materials/the despatch of finished goods, and who take their name from the fact that nuts and bolts feature quite prominently in the world of engineering! The layout is set primarily in the BR blue period of roughly late 1970 s - early 1980 s, though the use of a BR green 04 shunter enables a change of era to take place, while a BR black J94 makes the occasional appearance for the sake of nostalgia. Asides from N&B, a small warehouse, goods yard and diesel stabling/re-fuelling point help to add to operational interest. Nutty as it has come to be known, is completely self-contained, with the layout/fiddle yard/controls all incorporated onto one main baseboard, and it s overall size of just 3 ft x 1 ft makes it rather compact and portable. The layout made it s exhibition debut at the Weardale Locomotive Preservation Group s Model Railway Exhibition at Spennymoor in May 2009.

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    Nutt and Bolton Track Plan