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A few weeks ago I had my van sign written by Dolphin Signs in Newport, Shropshire. They have done a superb job and I am very happy with the work.

I am pleased to announce that Platform 3 Models is now a DCC Concepts retail account holder this is very useful to me as I can now offer their quality equipment to my customers. I would like to say I DO NOT hold stock of their equipment and would order in what is required.

 "And now for something completly different"

I was recently asked to make a doggie gate for my friends Simon & Max at Simon's Train's in Holsworthy this is to keep their four legged friend Daisy dog out of mischief in the shop.

Not my usual layout building but still railway related



Fish tank baseboard kits

Price for these baseboards is £190 a kit, take a look at my Products page for more details







One of my interesting tasks I've had recently was this Hornby APT (Advanced Passenger Train) which has come in for remotoring not too difficult but it does require some patience and some fiddling about to get the new motor boge to fit now I have to get hold of another motor bogie to finish the job.


Recently been working on a small project to help those who find wiring switches for point motors and isolating sections a little difficult.

These control boxes are priced at £28 each (including postage) they have basic wiring instructions included, even so they are very easy to install.


                                         Point control box                             Isolating control box

The isolating control box does have a couple of uses, clearly track isolating is one, another is for lighting circuits but I'm sure you'll find lots of other uses. 

WARNING: These products are intended for use with a suitable Model Railway controller with an output of 12-24V. Under no circumstances should it be connected directly to Mains Current - for indoor use only, if in doubt always consult a qualified electrician.



       Contact me by email platform3models@hotmail.co.uk

                         or by phone on 07811903231


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