Liphook star model makes farewell tour

MEMBERS of the Liphook and District Model Railway Club are taking their Japanese outline N scale layout to the Horsham show organised by the Crawley Model Railway Society on April 13 and 14.

Yamanouchi Oshika, which has been a ‘star’ layout for the club over the last few years, will have a minor makeover and test run at the committee room of the Milland Memorial Hall before being loaded up for the journey to Horsham.

After two exhibition visits this year, the layout will be retired from exhibiting and hopefully a home is found for it as an enthusiasts layout.

The layout, one of less than six Japanese outline layouts in the UK has raised awareness of the club and it is hoped some £450 will be raised from its sale – inquiries to