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Secretary of the East Surrey N Gauge railway club

Searching for a Strudel #PS

And a few extras from Ron’s journey home.  Still to come, my trip on the Swanage Railway, and Allan and Ron behind Clan Line to Exeter. As it had stopped raining after dinner I made a quick trip to the … Continue reading

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Searching for a Strudel #8

Final fling from Ron as he travels homeward. Dresden Hbf Leipzig Hbf And Frankfurt And Ron signs off from another holiday…. Left hotel in sunshine at 8am and with one hour stay overovers in Leipzig and Frankfurt Airport arrived in … Continue reading

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Searching for a Strudel #7

And yes! First sighting of spring!!!!!! Back at Dresden Hbf…. And Day 6…. A scorching hot day phone now showing 33° at 4.30 Free day so headed out to Radebul to do a round trip on Lossnitzgrundbahn to Radeburg. Was … Continue reading

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Searching for a Strudel #6

So…. You have a reputation as a troublemaker, but you will not escape from Colditz, Herr Dawes!!! Meanwhile, back on the Elbe paddle steamers…. Next post, some trains again.

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Searching for a Strudel #5

Day 5 will come in two instalments…. Chilly becoming very hot. [Ed: Sounds like a vindaloo warning?] Left hotel at 9am to catch paddle steamer to Meissen. Following a lunch break tour of Meissen Pottery, which was boring. In shop … Continue reading

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Searching for a Strudel #4

So to Day 4…. Started off cool but once again it is now a scorcher. Group one way trip on Weisseritztal bahn from Freital before returning in our minibus to Dresden. Decided to try what they call their mountain railways. … Continue reading

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Searching for a Strudel #3

Day 3 of Ron’s latest exploits. Muggy turned into steady drizzle. This morning we had an interesting guided walk round Dresden. A free afternoon so I did a recce to find things to do on the remaining free day and … Continue reading

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Searching for a Strudel #2

Dresden trams…. Dresden Hbf, inside and out…. The River Elbe…. And Dresden itself.  Old Town…. Frauenkirche and Martin Luther statue…..

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Searching for a Strudel #1

This is the time of year I try to take a bit of a blogging break.  However, Ron is on his travels again, visiting Dresden, so I’ll have an easy time posting his reports and pictures of trains and places.  … Continue reading

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Retail therapy time

I managed to escape the 2mm show without buying anything (unlike Simon), but I came close to buying a set of baseboards.  And I would have if they’d been at the show, and not needing a long journey to collect.  … Continue reading

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