Ran into a moment of realisation that I needed to make some significant changes to the design if I'm going to have any space for a heavily modified Forth Rail Bridge. I've lowered both narrow ends so I can lower the bridge and make the track gradient easier, a more realistic undulating coastline, and I can use epoxy resin to create a realistic Forth and include the island of Inchgarvie
. So I can complete the train loop I am adding a fictional second bridge on the other side and similar water effect. It's a little more wood for bracing but not much, and it'll still be easy to disassemble.
This is the top-side of the board, without any finishing trim:
Have nearly finished the track layout in Anyrail but will probably have to wait until I've built the surface before I finalise it.
Also bought some reference material: