David Burnett – Great Swilling


Great Swilling. EM Bristol & Gloucester 1948 to 1972 Work in Progress by David Burnett.


An exhibition layout in course of construction loosely based on Charfield on the Bristol to Gloucester railway. With the addition of some industrial buildings based on examples from Gloucester.


Swillings brewery, The Better Pint!!


Great Swilling


Track is hand built C&L to EM gauge.


Rolling stock is a mixture of kits, scratch-built and R-T-R.


Buildings are all scratch built.


The layout will be operated in three time periods:

1948-1958 mainly ex Midland with some WR stock.

1959-1965 transition from steam to diesel

1965-1972 diesel from green to blue.

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What’s On?

Nailsea and District MRC Events:


NDMRC Annual Exhibition 2022

March 26th and 27th at Nailsea School, Mizzymead Road, Nailsea, BS48 2LE