3. The “Kyle of Sutherland” Layout

Kyle of Sutherland is my interpretation of the Scottish station of Culrain, an ex-Highland Railway passing loop on the Far North line from Inverness to Wick and Thurso. The layout is close to scale with a 30’ radius curve through the station, equivalent to just under half a mile on the prototype.

KoS Mk 2 26 140219 Blog       Pastiche of 1960 H.A.Vallance photo

Culrain Station is modelled in the British Railways era from 1955 to 1962. Set during the steam to diesel transition, the rolling stock is a prototypical mix of HR, CR, LMS, LNER and BR, with a sprinkling of SR and GWR.

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