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Quainton News Archive - Quainton News No. 104 - Autumn / Winter 2010 / 11

Buckingham Great Central Model - Graham Coult

The future of Buckingham Great Central, a pioneering and world-famous model begun in 1946 by the late Revd. Peter Denny (featuring a fictional branch line from Grandborough Junction on the Quainton to Verney Junction line, to Buckingham Central station) has been decided. The news comes from Peter Denny's eldest son Stephen.

Tony Gee, a well-known modeler, is going to accommodate Buckingham in its entirety, at his home near Doncaster. He is currently constructing a purpose built unit for Buckingham.

In future issues we will look at the model locomotives (all hand built by Peter) from the Buckingham Central model and compare them with the real engines which used to run through Quainton in 1907, the year in which the model is set.

The text in this Quainton Railway Society publication was written in 2010 and so does not reflect events in the 4+ years since publication. The text and photographs are repeated verbatim from the original publication, with only a few minor grammar changes but some clarifying notes are added if deemed necessary. The photos from the original publication are provided as scans in this internet version of this long out of print publication.

Buckingham Great Central Model - Graham Coult - Quainton News No. 104 - Autumn / Winter 2010 / 11

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