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LSWR Platform Shelter

The Prototype was designed by Sir William Tite for the Yeovil to Exeter line in the 19th century. The last example (at Whimple) was demolished in the 1980s. Three variants of model are available - Ham Stone, Brick & Wood. All with internal decoration and roof beams. The brick variant includes both open and enclosed frontage. All are finished in BR(S) Green and Cream paintwork.

Footprint: 170 mm x 50 mm

Required Skill Level: INTERMEDIATE (Please see Home page for definition)

Our Build Material Kit (below) contains sticky backed paper, board, transparent film and wire, or you can supply your own materials. Complete DIY material and Tool requirements are listed towards the bottom of this page.

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LSWR Platform Shelter - Brick

Enclosed and Open Frontage options included.

When your payment has cleared at PayPal you will be shown the assembly instructions to download. The kit .pdf file will be delivered separately to your PayPal registered email address within 24 hours of cleared payment.

The Instructions .pdf covers all variants.

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LSWR Platform Shelter - Wood

When your payment has cleared at PayPal you will be shown the assembly instructions to download. The kit .pdf file will be delivered separately to your PayPal registered email address within 24 hours of cleared payment.

The Instructions .pdf covers all variants.

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LSWR Platform Shelter - Ham Stone

When your payment has cleared at PayPal you will be shown the assembly instructions to download. The kit .pdf file will be delivered separately to your PayPal registered email address within 24 hours of cleared payment.

The Instructions .pdf covers all variants.

LSWR Platform Shelter Materials Kit

This kit covers all variants.

Contents:

  • 2 x 750 micron (0.75 mm)  A4 Grey Board.
  • 4 x A4 Sticky Backed Paper for Ink Jet or Laser Printers.
  • 1 x 210 mm x 99 mm x 250 micron (0.25 mm) Transparent Sheet.
  • 400 mm x 1 mm wire

You still need to print the model kits yourself and source adhesives.

Some kits require additional, standard, A4 white print paper that you probably already have to hand (not included).

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DIY Material List

1. LSWR Platform Shelter Kit .pdf file (One variant)
2. 2 x A4 Sticky Back Label Sheets (recommended). Otherwise, 80 g/m2 A4 Copier/Ink Jet White Paper. (4 required for Brick Enclosed Front variant only)
3. 1 x A4 White Non-Sticky 80 g/m2 Copier/Ink Jet Paper.
4. 2 x 750 micron (0.75mm) A4 Grey Board*
5. 1 x 210 x 99 mm transparent plastic. Thinner is ok. (e.g. food packaging)
6. 400 mm x 1 mm wire

7. Green acrylic or enamel paint for wire.
8. Quick Drying PVA glue
9. Paper Glue Stick
10. Cyanoacrylate glue
11. Artist Fixrer Spray - To protect from moisture ingress if using water based ink.

* Grey Board is a thicker form of cardboard available from eBay.

Tool list

1. Scalpel with either spare blades or sharpening stone.
2. Scissors
3. Tweezers
4. Wire cutters
5.Cutting mat or thick card
6. Metal mm rule.
7.Black, Green & Brown felt tip pens.
8. Small Paint Brush.

The Prototype

On which this model is based.

Crewkerne (Ham Stone, Open Front. )
Chard Junction, Honiton and Axminster (Wood, Open Front. )
Seaton Junction, Broad Clyst and Whimple (Brick, Open Front. )
Sidmouth Junction (Brick with chimney and enclosed front. )