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Emley Sous Bois

Layout Name: Emley-sous-Bois, French Narrow Gauge

Scale/Gauge: 7mm, 1-43.5 scale / 16.5mm gauge / Oe

Size: 3400 x 580mm

Era/region: 1960’s, South of France

Location: Fictitious Terminus Station

Emley-Sous-Bois is a 7mm, 1-43.5 Scale, Oe French Narrow Gauge Layout, using 16.5mm Gauge track. It is set in the summertime of the 1960’s, in the Provence-Alpes-Cote d’Azure region of the South of France. The station is located in the Esterel Oak Forests and depicts the terminus station of a wooded branch line, part of a fictitious meter gauge railway, the Lingostiere (Nice)-Saint-Raphael (LSR).

Introduction to Emley Sous Bois – PDF

Emley Lane

Layout Name: Emley Lane

Scale/Gauge: 4mm scale / 16.5mm gauge / OO

Size: 2800x460mm

Era/region: 1970’s to 1990’s, North East

Location: Fictitious Industrial Layout


Emley Lane is a British Outline, Modern Image, OO Gauge, 4mm scale layout, with 16.5 mm track.

It is a small industrial area on the edge of a North East Town that can be set between the mid 1970’s and the mid 1990’s. Rail served industries include ‘Badger Storage’, ‘Jackson Engineering’, the ‘Emley Chemical Reprocessing Terminal’ and ‘S&M Craneage’ which provides overhead craneage facilities. There is also ‘Kirton & Perkins Master Shoemakers’ which is not rail served and ‘Margie’s Café’ a typical greasy spoon establishment. This was ‘Fiona’s Café’ but is now ‘Under New Management’.

Introduction to Emley Lane – PDF