Well after a lot of hard work the long delayed extension module for Shasta finally debuted at Macclesfield this weekend. After the damage caused by the leaking cold water pipe in the layout shed the board ended up being scrapped and as much stuff as possible salvaged to resurrect the concept. The show was not without some problems though, principally that despite measuring it and designing it carefully it would not all fit into the X-Trail! Don't know where I went wrong but I was looking at having to put one of the boards in its flight case onto the roofbars, not a good idea with British weather. Fortunately I had a job to do at our Rail depot at Crewe so was able to use on of the call out vans after that to get to the show. Setting up was O.K with a couple of rail joints slightly out on the baseboard joints and track 9 in Dunsmuir yard was dead but everything else fitted together and lined up The fireproof curtain had to be repositioned with the Z-Bend track display board hiding the framework at one end. The display board describing the Shasta division in real life now sits at the other corner. Sadly, because of the length of span I have had to add an intermediate support to the lighting rig but it is not too obtrusive and because I have used the same light fitting on the extension to the rig the lighting is nice and even full length of the layout. The control panels have remained at the Cantara Loop end. The plan is to display the layout at Manchester Model Railway exhibition in December with the public allowed to access both sides of the layout at the Shasta Springs end so that they can see the fully detailed rear of the layout normally hidden.