Moss Vale - Image Gallery
Restored heritage steam locomotive 1210 sits at Moss Vale's No. 1 platform with a rake of restored end platform cars. The loco is a DJH whitemetal kit.
8216 rattles south over the Argyle Street bridge with an empty wheat train. The 82 class was scratchbuilt and the bridge was made from two Walthers kits.
The semaphore signal moves to stop to mark the passing of Tuscan liveried 4814 on a short south-bound freight. The semaphore signals on the layout were scratchbuilt from brass tube, styrene, and proprietary brass castings.
The Foreman calls for attention as the rail crew discusses the latest cricket results, rather than getting on with the day's work.
A Sydney-bound XPT service sits at the Up platform at Moss Vale. The station buildings have been scratchbuilt based on the original plans. The XPT set is by Lima and has been hand-painted with the latest CountryLink colours.
An R&H liveried 47 class heads a ballast train towards trackwork down the Main South. The 47 class loco is scratchbuilt and hand-painted on a K&M chassis. The BBW ballast wagons are detailed AR Kits models.
4303 has just been given the road to return south with an empty passenger service. The 43 class loco is a kit from Lloyds Model Railways (now available from AR Kits) with an Athearn mechanism sitting in a chassis scratchbuilt from brass tubing.
With the harvest season in full swing, 8216 despatches another empty string of wheat wagons south. The locomotive was scratchbuilt from styrene and runs on an Athearn chassis.
The track workers wait for the Melbourne-bound container freight to pass before getting back to work.
Class leader NR1 crawls past Moss Vale station up to the next red signal where it will wait for the road. NR1 is scratchbuilt from styrene and sits on an Athearn chassis.
Many of the younger exhibition attendees make the most of the unique view of the storage yard on Moss Vale.
Detailed view of the yard crane in Moss Vale yard. The crane is a Kibri kit kitbashed to represent the real 5 ton crane at Moss Vale.
CPH railmotor No. 25 sits in the dock platform. The CPH is a Silvermaz kit powered by a Tenshodo 'Spud' motor.
Garratt 6039 works a mixed Down goods over Argyle Street bridge. The Garratt is from Eureka Models and has been personally weathered.
Railmotor set 623/723 sits at the Down platform, having reached its destination of Moss Vale. The railmotor set is from Eureka Models.
Freshly overhauled and on a trial run to Goulburn, 4429 thunders over the Argyle Street bridge on a Down mixed goods. The 44 class is a TrainOrama model.
Entering the home stretch... Having departed Spencer St, Melbourne, many hours ago, this XPT service sets out from Moss Vale station towards its final destination, Sydney.
Having not long arrived in the yard with a lightly-loaded pick-up goods, steamer 1301 rests in the Goods loop while the crew sorts out the shunting procedure. The 13 class is a DJH whitemetal kit.
Another day, another service - this time the 623/723 railmotor set is working the Goulburn day train, seen here leaving Moss Vale.
An S truck and a K wagon, emptied of their contents, sit at the loading dock awaiting a ride home with the next local goods service. Both wagons are Silvermaz models kits.
Providing more material to the continuing trackwork further south, 4814 passes through Moss Vale's Down platform with a ballast train. The 48 class is a detailed Powerline model fitted with a K&M chassis.
A view of the entire layout, at its last public showing at the Sydney Model Railway Exhibition, Hurstville.