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I’ve now added the concrete hardstanding to most of the docks area, using the download sheet TX134-00 which I glued to greyboard to achieve the level of the track work. After measuring the required distance between the crane’s running rails I fitted them in place and added the hardstanding to complete the area. where the container ship is moored.

I then placed the gantry crane onto the rails and moved the boom over the container ship and lowered the attached container onto the ship’s deck.


I now need to complete the dockside hardstanding and the container storage area.

To be continued…

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Recently retired and building my first model railway in about 50 years. Live on the Lancashire coast with my partner Deb and our three French Bulldogs. Modelling OO gauge / recent/modern image / DCC NCE Powercab / Cobalt Alpha Power / Alpha Box / Alpha Central / Alpha Mimic / PSX-1 Circuit Breaker

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