Herdston at South Shields (Salvation Army)

This layout is based loosely on Scots Gap in Northumberland and is our interpretation of what might have been if the line had been preserved. Set in the present day, motive power consists of some locomotives currently in preservation (although the liveries may be different, one or two that should have been preserved, and some from when our family was young.


Scots Guardsman pauses at Herdston signal box

Track Plan.

track plan
  • Venue - The Salvation Army, Wawn St. South Shields NE33 4EB
  • Date - Friday February 10th. and Saturday February 11th. 2023
  • Times - 1:00pm - 8:00pm. Friday, 10:am to 5:00pm. Saturday
  • Refreshments

Look out for

  • The APTe
  • The Alexander Models Clayton
  • BR and Pullman coaching stock
  • Some mid 1980s P.O wagons