Minories #1 – the original design
There are few model railway plans that can be deemed ‘classic’. One surely must be the late Cyril Freezer’s ‘Minories’ plan. The plan was the result a flash of inspiration whilst waiting for a train, then some doodling to try the recreate the Metropolitan station at Liverpool Street. The classic design that emerged was a three platform terminus. The terminal throat is an interesting pair of crossovers which mean that any movement only involves one reverse curve.
Over the next few days, I would like to post on the ‘Minories’ plan and delve into variations of it. I’ve gathered a number of track layouts from RMWeb posts and other locations – I am not sure of the copyright on some of these, so I ask the owners patience if I post something I shouldn’t.
The original Freezer design was for TT gauge, to make use of the then new Triang ‘Jinty’ and…
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