Ysbyty Ystwyth

00, Great Western Railway/Western Region, 8 by 4 foot


Passenger        Auto        Through goods       Local goods

Station Forecourt        Goods Yard        Local Industries

Panoramas of the layout        Track Plan

Layout under construction

Great Western Railway/Western Region

Manchester and Milford Railway

Ysbyty Ystwyth




An Aberystwyth to Llanidloes passenger train
In British Railway days passenger and parcels traffic was light and a single coach adequate.


Auto passenger train (push pull train) from Cwmystwyth to Aberystwyth

Through goods train from Camarthen to Welshpool

Local goods train from
Llanidloes to Ystrad Meurig

Station Forecourt

The Manchester and Milford Railway was built economically using corrugated iron buildings

Merlin Cheeses is local firm                                                            The waiting room & booking office

Goods Yard
As with most model railways the goods yard has to be shoe horned in. None the less it has a
goods shed, two cattle pens (one of sheep and the other of goats), side and end loading docks.
Goods Shed                                                                       Cattle Pens
Side and end Loading docks

Local Industries

Kingside Ballast working the tailing from Cwmystwyth Mines
 D. Benjamin & Son coal merchants                                         Lisburne Garage   
Lisburne Garage is not rail served but has a garage in the goods yard.
                                     L & G Forestry                                          A. E. Refrigeration's parts department                       

Pendre Sawmill

Panoramas of the layout

Track Plan

The layout under construction

The buildings are there to give some idea as to size and may not be there when the layout is finished.

The Sawmill with
A. E. Refrigeration's lock up.

Kingside Ballast - there will be a narrow gauge track along the front with wagon turntables giving access to piles of different types and sizes of ballast.

The station (left to right) the base of
L and G Forestry's depot,  Lisburne Garage, coal merchant, two pagoda huts pretending to be 
the goods shed, a pile a tracking cleaning blocks modelling the shop and another pagoda hut standing in for the station building.