indentThe goods yard is a pivotal part of
this shunting model and so deserves a closer look. With storage
"off-scene" for only three trains, and bearing in mind the railcar can do little
more than just trundle in and out, it becomes vital that the shunting of a goods train
becomes an interesting and entertaining pastime. The best way to do this is to
ensure that every wagon in the train has somewhere specific to go and so needs shunting to
precisely the right unloading facility.
indentTherefore we have, in order from the front, a crane (complete with logs waiting to be loaded), a cattle dock, a goods shed, some hard standing for direct unloading into the yard, (complete with empty, previously unloaded wagons waiting for collection), while the rest is better shown in the next photo...
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