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Harlyn logo
Railway Modeller cover
TMS (Japan) cover
I have very fond memories of Harlyn Junction. It was a true exercise in nostalgia. The name 'Harlyn' comes from the bay we used to stay on in North Cornwall during summer holidays. The track plan was a modification of that for Coaley Junction. Coaley was where the branchline for Dursley, my birth town, left the Bristol-Gloucester main line of the LMS. Despite this lineage, Harlyn Junction was very much a Great Western Railway station. Apart from the cover article for the Railway Modeller, and a Japanese magazine, another 3 articles were also published detailing various aspects of its development.
TMS title page
Dean goods approaching
Harlyn & Coaley diagram
Signal box
Distant view signal box
Branch train departing
Signal box and clutter
Dean goods ready to depart
the train turntable
Approaches to Kingsbay
I recently found these 5, previously unpublished views of Harlyn, dating back to the late 60s, when sorting through some boxes of slides!
The end at Kingsbay.