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Secretary of the East Surrey N Gauge railway club

ESNG meeting – 15 August 2018

Good to see 12 persons at last night’s meeting – and the treasurer was delighted that some of them even paid up their annual subs! We got Raysden out of Derek’s garage for the evening.  We wanted to take it … Continue reading

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A little inspiration…

I thought about going to Railwells 2018 last Saturday, but having just been to Shepton Mallet (just down the road) the week before, I couldn’t face another holiday Saturday on the road.  Seeing this video, I rather wish that I … Continue reading

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ESNG update

Some ESNG club updates for all and sundry…. We will be exhibiting at the Gaugemaster show over the first week in September, at their shop in Ford, near Arundel.  We’re taking the usual modular layout, but with some different modules.  … Continue reading

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ESNG still have some of their 21st birthday special commission wagon available.  It’s a Dapol Gunpowder Van, suitably lettered, and labelled ‘Return to Redhill’.  Just 100 were made for us, so I guess it’s a collector’s item – of sorts. … Continue reading

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Too true….

From the always interesting ‘The Model Railways of Oly Turner and Chris Matthews‘.  Certainly sums up my approach to modelling….. And for no reason but that it amused me, here’s the earliest (1512) known image of ‘Don’t throw the baby … Continue reading

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Shepton Mallet – for the 23rd and last time

Back from our annual week camping at the Shepton Mallet showground for the New Wine church conference.  23rd time – and the last as it’s moving to Peterborough.  So this is the last time to get a ride on the … Continue reading

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World’s Worst Railroad Track Compilation

You think the track is bad on our N-mod layout?  Just look at this video.  Now I know that the telephoto lens makes things worse, but some of these lines are pretty awful!

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