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Layout Name: New Town
Owner / builder: Max Chandler
Constructed date: 1999
Disposal date: 2006
Scale: Sn3
Gauge: 16.5mm
Purpose: Exhibition layout

New Town was built by Max Chandler as a replacement for the Green Ponds layout. It is based on New Town station which is in the Hobart suburban area, allowing a double track layout. Construction was of fairly conventional design, and track included two ovals, a rear fiddle yard and the various sidings featured in the prototype. The layout has since been disposed of.


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