. Muddledale Railway .

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Muddledale Railway Co. - Rob Guinness

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Taken during the installation of a passing loop at Baybridge Halt.

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Mamod attempting to traverse the layout, approaches Cluttermere with a pair of Robinson Radial truck bug-box brakes (in primer). Major changes have taken place here.  Behind the train, the tree has gone, and the old Cluttermere Light Rly now joins the main line at this point.  In front of the train is now the foundation for a loco shed.

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Scratch building.  Diesel double-header with two Ferero lids on wheels & a plasticard brake van. Again this area has changed.  The main line has been realigned, and the mound behind the train now has a very tight loop of the former Cluttermere Light Rly round the stump which remains of the tree.

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Looking back behind the train, the track is a little overgrown.
Since then the line has been diverted into the bank on the right, and a rockery now sits on the old trackbed.

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Stainz with a pair of card-on-perspex coaches stands in Cluttermer station (Site). Another area which has now changed - the tree has gone and platforms have been layed alongside the two tracks. In the foreground, sidings have been laid leading to the loco depot mentioned above.

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Regauged LGH Stainz with a train of card bug-boxes (now painted) enters the site of Muddledale station. A siding now leads off the nearest track here, and round the corner to the loco shed and sidings.

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A more recent shot of Cluttermere station.  Summer 2000. Captain Black guides "Otto" into the loop's new platform with a train of Playmobil stock.  Passengers are mostly "Power Girls".  In the siding in front of the new loco shed foundation, is a Ferero truck, on Cambrian wheels.  The water tower is jigstones, while the tank is another Ferero box.

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Winter service.  BTB railcars waiting at Baybridge, in the days when it was just a single track halt.  The unpopular and unreliable railcars have been stored for some time, but there are plans for refurbishment.

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A plan of the line. Out of date, but in course of updating. The top right hand area is the scene of most changes.



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Chris MacKenzie for the
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