3. 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.
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.
An exhibition sequence of 10 prototype trains is nearing completion, including rolling stock provided by other members of the Devon Finescale Modellers Group.