Odd modelling ideas #23

Two links today……

A train passenger’s view of India

Shanu Babar loves train journeys so much that he began documenting his. Soon, others joined him….

On 21 July 2015, Mr Babar launched @windowseatproject to record his journeys on Instagram. The “window seat”, he says, has always been his favourite spot on a train. It was also his vantage point for this photo of the colourful Ernad Express, with each coach advertising a different brand.

Well worth a browse for some great shots of Indian railways, and for a longer look, have a browse on the Instagram site.  I wonder whether one could make a model like this, with the passengers on top of the train….

Second link is ‘Your safety tip of the day’, from Model Railroad Hobbyist’.  There are a number of excellent ideas to replace the classic ‘Fingerpoken’ notice on the front of your layout.  My favourites are below…..

And finally, a whimsical thought, from deep in NGauge Forum.  I have never been convinced by box-file layouts.  One A4 one is OK, but once you add two or three together you might as well build something from wood.  However, I did like…..

Have you seen my box-file layout of Paddington?

About snitchthebudgie

Secretary of the East Surrey N Gauge railway club
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