ESNG meeting – 2 October 2014

It was a quiet club night tonight.  A few of us sat around wondering whether or not to set up a circuit, but when Ted brought along a friend with a locomotive to test, we thought we had better do something.  So we got a small modular layout up an running, and there were enough people to keep a the trainspotters happy.

As ever, Derek (Atfield) came up with the novelty item – the first Victorian Royal Train (sort of), hauled by a Brighton Terrier with a couple of 4-wheeled coaches, a flat truck with a state carriage on board, and a horse-box.

It’s also worth mentioning that this post represents about a year of this blog.  When I started it whilst recovering from appendicitis, I didn’t really think that I’d still be writing a year on.  But I’ve had nearly 4000 views of 180 posts from nearly 50 countries.  It’s been fun to do, and I hope you, gentle readers, have enjoyed it as well.

I’ll carry on with the usual mix – tales from ESNG, my attempts to build a layout, interesting links from the news and to other blogs, and a few of my old railway photographs.  I do hope to publish some more traction ideas in the months ahead, as this does seem to be the best read topic on the blog.

About snitchthebudgie

Secretary of the East Surrey N Gauge railway club
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