Regular blog readers will remember that a couple of years ago, I was asked to build a layout for Rapido Trains. The model was shipped (with me) to Canada, put on display and then given away.
Well, they are back for more.
This time, I've been commissioned to build a model based on Selly Oak. It seems that this will be the perfect place to display their growing range of Brummie Buses.
Because this is all about buses, the main railway feature will be a bridge. The one in the photo above. There will be railway of course and I've been visiting the site to take photos and get a feel for the place - who says railway modelling doesn't take you to some lovely locations?
The centrepiece of the model will be a chunk of Bristol Road between the railway and canal bridges. You can walk it on Streetview:
Obviously, since this isn't canalview, you can't see the bridge, so here it is: