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Foxshaw Gardens Amusement Park

I wanted to make more room on this layout and decided that the only way to do it was to move the castle backward.  To do this I had to raise it over the track.

These photographs show how I did it and also the finished result.




The layout in October 2019.


I have lifted the castle off to make a trial base over the track. 


The castle in place to give me an idea of whether or not I will carry on with the changes.


I have decided to make the changes, it will give me the extra space that I want.

The baseboard stripped ready for the changes.


This is the basic new base.


A few slight changes that were needed to the baseboard have been made.....


....and tidied up.


The base starts to take shape. I had to widen the front portal my 'toastrack' coaches were catching the sides. I prefer the the new shape and so I also changed the side portal to match.


The rides and side stalls etc. are all back in place, albeit in different positions.  I am happy with the finished results this will give me more space to add things in the future. A toastrack coach is in the tunnel and also the inset.


 Fairy tale horse and buggy rides.


 Cafe and side stalls


 The horse bus.


 Novelty 'Tardis' phone box  The start of the vintage section.




Fish and Chips & Hot Dog trailers. 



 Bedford TK "Fairground Organ" 



 Wallace, Gromit and Feathers McGraw



 More vintage.



 Children's playground.


 The branch line and Amusement Park stations,





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Published 23/11/2019