Tedburn St. Mary is to the west of Exeter. We have modelled the layout to represent the period just after the 2nd World War, the long, hot summer of 1947 actually. This is a mainly rural community, the major employer being Durier-
The company has a private siding with their own motive power that is maintained by the Great Western. There always seems to be a heavy police presence both at the main gate and in the yard as, apart from the security issue, a rather gruesome murder has been committed, involving a storage tank on the roof.
A dairy situated near the station has regular traffic and the goods yard is normally quite busy. A small engine shed provides overnight stabling for locos. Close by is a cattle dock, which also caters for horse traffic.
The station is very busy due to Durier-
In the pre-
Tedburn St Mary was awarded ‘Best Visiting Layout’ at
Milton Keynes MRS Exhibition 18 February 2012.
Exhibited at the Warley MRC Exhibition in the
NEC Birmingham, 23/24 November 2013.
Featured in the July 2015 edition of Hornby Magazine.
Awarded ‘Best Layout in Show’ at Silverfox DCC MRC Exhibition at
Milton Keynes 13 August 2016.
Invited to the Hornby Magazine ‘Great Electric Train Show’ at Gaydon 7/8 October 2017.
Information for Exhibition Managers
Length: 16 feet
Width: 3 feet 6 inches at widest point (plus operator space!)
Power sockets required: 1
Tables: 1 (small for stock)
Insurance Value: £4500
Operators: 4 (minimum)
Transportation is by three cars. Expenses are fuel at cost.