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About snitchthebudgie

Secretary of the East Surrey N Gauge railway club

ESNG meeting – 17 April 2019

Maybe due to enthusiasm following the NGSE show, or perhaps the spring-like weather, about 14 turned up for Wednesday’s meeting.  Plenty of people and plenty of trains….   It was ‘Birdcage’ night, as both Neil and I tested our new … Continue reading

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Links….

An interesting publication on goods sheds and warehouses….. https://historicengland.org.uk/images-books/publications/railway-goods-shed-and-warehouse-in-england/the-railway-goods-shed-and-warehouse/ Why not to graffiti Japanese trains… https://japantoday.com/category/crime/australian-man-arrested-for-spraying-graffiti-on-tokyo-subway-cars And they’re here – expensive but wonderful!!!

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London Transport Museum Store, Acton – 2

Not sure what John was getting excited about here!  Behind are a Feltham tram and the standard London trolleybus design. The prototype trolleybus, No. 1. Feltham tram And the standard LCC design. On to the tube, with a borrowed Waterloo … Continue reading

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London Transport Museum Store, Acton – 1

After a couple of days recovering from NGSE, Tuesday morning it was off to London.  I had been invited to join a private tour of the London Transport Museum Depot.  Situated in an old underground maintenance depot out at Acton, … Continue reading

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NGSE – 2

Feedback from the show has been very positive.  Our aim was to keep the friendly atmosphere of the usual ESNG show, and that is a feature (most of the time) of N Gauge Forum.  We achieved that, aided by our … Continue reading

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NGSE – 1

The show has been and gone, and I’ll admit to being very relieved.  And also delighted that it has been a great success.  The only problem with that is, everyone is already asking about 2020 – it’s too early to … Continue reading

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The day after the day before….

Well, we’ve survived.  The NGSE show went off very well, with no great crises.  If the worst that happens is that the school cash machine runs out of readies, and that the tea urn takes for ever to warm up, … Continue reading

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