Monthly Archives: May 2014

Physics Room 101

Originally posted on The Erratic and Wandering Journey:
Well, it has been a while since I posted, but I have had little to say – I hope I have done it eloquently. Anyway, I have been assembling L-girders, cutting sub…

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LVRR – Lehigh Gorge

Nice photo posted on the Model Railroad Hobbyist site (quick plug – this e-magazine is nearly all North American, but is free, high-quality and downloadable on any tablet or computer to keep).  Not sure of the photographer, but it’s a … Continue reading

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Quelle dommage!!

Funny how posts always seem to come, like the proverbial buses, close together after a long delay.  So here’s another prototype item, this time from the BBC web site. The French train operator SNCF has discovered that 2,000 new trains … Continue reading

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Thameslink franchise

From the Daily Telegraph web-site, 23 May…. A joint business between UK transport company Go-Ahead Group and Keolis of France has been handed a seven year contract to run what will be Britain’s biggest railway franchise in a bitter blow … Continue reading

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ESNG meeting – 21 May 2014

A ‘normal’ club meeting – if there is such a thing and if the members qualify as ‘normal’.  That reminds me of doctor’s abbreviations for patients.  One of the better (and repeatable) ones was NFN or ‘normal for Norfolk’.  ‘Nuff … Continue reading

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ESNG Exhibition 2015 !!?!!

An exhibition manager’s work is never done.  We’re still finalising the accounts from the 2014 show a month ago, and I am beginning to think about 2015.  This may be slightly presumptuous, as I won’t know whether I am still … Continue reading

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Exquisite ‘Earlswood’

Despite my interest in trains and trams American, this new offering from Dapol was irresistible (pictures, Hattons of Liverpool).  I’ve lived in Earlswood for 27 years, so the Terrier of that name just had to be added to my collection….. … Continue reading

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