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I made my own diesel depot from foamboard and used brick paper, clear glazing and Wills cladding for the walls the latter of which I painted a suitable grey. I fitted the inside with plastruct from Squires for the girders and interior frame. I used Hornby Skalelighting on the inside and plasticard for the concrete floor and apron around the depot.

I don't know how to put pics on this forum - have tried before and failed. The depot featured in a 'Reader's Project' in Hornby Magazine in December issue last year (Anywhere TMD).

I'd strongly recommend having a go at scratchbuiding a diesel depot as I have never really liked the rtr efforts.

I do have a Hornby Depot on my loft layout and I painted the blue parts in a Midland crimson to give it some personality and place it in the Midland region as befits my layout. I also weathered the concrete and roof and used a sponge to add diesel fumes over the entrance. Hornby Skalelighting would probably work in this too.
 
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