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As well as building my viaduct I started the construction of my station platforms. I’ve used 1mm greyboard which I’ve clad with TX8100 Aged Red Brick. I’ve added corner pieces to give additional strength and to help keep the structure square:



There will be two platforms, both approx 1200mm in length, so I built them as two pieces which I joined together when it came to adding the platform surface.

For the surface I’ve used the TX203-00 Platform Texture with the buff tactile slabs and edge coping.



I then took a completed platform and just placed on the layout to check length and height:


Really pleased with the height:


More to follow.

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About The Author


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


  1. Steven Potter

    Well done , looks very effective .

    • MalcT

      Thanks Steven, I’m pleased with the results. I do enjoy making my own buildings etc.

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