THE NORTH-WEST WALES 16mm MODEL RAILWAY GROUP
A GROUP WHICH IS ASSOCIATED WITH THE ASSOCIATION OF 16mm NARROW GAUGE MODELLERS
RHYDWYN FACH -
OUR DEMONSTRATION LAYOUT
All photographs courtesy of Mike Barton.
The Latest News Update:
Rhydwyn Fach is an indoor layout built to provide an opportunity to demonstrate running 16mm scale locomotives and trains at
public events and to assist those who may be interested in
starting in this hobby. It is a raised level portable demonstration layout with both 32 and 45mm gauge continuous running circuits. Please note that live-steam locomotives fired using
meths or coal are not permitted on this layout. This layout is not provided with an external source of power.
More information about the layout may also be found on the
About Our Group page by clicking HERE
The present "Keepers" of the layout, Mike and Cecilia Lilley, have been storing the layout boards in their garage but now need the space back for their own use. We have found a temporary home for it for 2019, but are looking for a new permanent home for the layout, either for storage for future use by the Group, or for alternative use.
If you may be able to assist with a new home please contact our Group Co-ordinator
Our group is insured to operate live steam locomotives on this layout at any UK venue through a policy that has been arranged through our association with the
Our Group has prepared a robust risk assessment and method statement (RAMS) for the operation of the layout at public events. This document is updated regularly in the light of experience gained and is available for event organisers and site managers. If you would like a copy of the current version please contact the Group Coordinator.
So, if you are holding a railway related event in our area, and you would like our group to attend with our layout and
its associated audio-visual and static displays,