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Secretary of the East Surrey N Gauge railway club

Odd modelling ideas #70 – An interesting project?

From Facebook, Micro/Small Railroad group.  It’s not Photoshopped, but from Englewood Logging Ry, Vancouver Island, BC.  Anyone game to model this in ‘N’? It makes the ‘Pacer’ units positively modern, and I suggest that a Dapol Pacer could be a … Continue reading

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ESNG meeting – 21 August 2019

A busy club night – 13 attending, including Sean’s two lads.  We were missing Mr Atfield, who had the lurgi, and Graham after an eye procedure.  Lucas was providing all the sound effects, and was much better (and cheaper to … Continue reading

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Ichabod

Ichabod – the glory has departed.  Can you recognise the station?  A most distinctive terminus on a curve (clue – it’s well south of Watford.) Answer – Cowes, Isle of Wight

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A day trip to Swanage

Ron’s back on safari…. Left home this morning to travel up to Waterloo from where I took a train to Wareham.  At Wareham I took the train from Waterloo via Salisbury, Yeovil and Weymouth to Corfe Castle. At Corfe I … Continue reading

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Off my trolley – an excellent little layout

Recently, I came across this rather fine little trolley layout.  Unfortunately, there are no sizes or track plan given.  The plan is pretty obvious, though I’m not sure what happens around the back of the layout.  As for size, it’s … Continue reading

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Strange mojos and smells

I’d like to do a ‘What’s on my workbench’ post, but I have to be honest and say that there is very little there, and it’s gathering dust.  I’m suffering from a mojo loss and an acute case of indecisiveness … Continue reading

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Kai Tak landings

Not railways, I know, but whilst wasting a little time on YouTube, I came across these Hong Kong, Kai Tak airport, landing videos.  They brought back some good memories of visits to Hong Kong, and the spectacular landing as one … Continue reading

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