ESNG meeting – 18 January 2023

Another working afternoon trying to debug the fiddle yard.  A few broken wires, a few dry solder joints, and some incorrectly wired plugs.  We’d just about given up, then a plate of fish and chips gave new inspiration, and suddenly it was all working – this week, anyway!

Five members turned out, plus a flying visit from Ian, that was probably longer than expected once he started chatting.  We tried out a 3×0 layout, with the full fiddle yard on one side.  This worked very well, and will be repeated on club nights.  No room to work inside the circuit, but it leaves plenty of room outside to operate and circulate.

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Simon was testing large numbers of Santa Fe diesels, mostly in multiple….

Allan ran some continental stock…

I had just brought the T9 and train I ran on Sunday….

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And Derek ran a short GWR goods train….

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And as four of the five members present had been there from 2pm, we packed up at 9pm and went home, quite pleased with the day’s work.

About snitchthebudgie

Secretary of the East Surrey N Gauge railway club
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