The canal lock has been extended, with a tunnel at one side:
and a small wharf at the other:
This triggered a repositioning of the goods shed and the associated tracks:
The hill will still need some work though!
The base for the hill between the village and the canal wharf has now been made from polystyrene.
Eventually it will be covered with grass and rocks and look a bit more realistic!
The next job will be to build the rest of the canal, the wharf and the canal tunnel.
Major progress on “The Village by the Halt” (I must think of a name for it) this weekend.
The level crossing has been partially rebuilt, and the roads finally sorted out. There is also a signal box for the level crossing now, which meant moving the houses to fit it in. As always, all the buildings are lit:
I’ll need to schedule one of our resident artists to paint the backdrop!
There is now also a road to the inn, though I think this will need some more work: