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Secretary of the East Surrey N Gauge railway club

ESNG meeting – 15 January 2020

Following Sunday’s enthusiasm, just the 7 members turned up on Wednesday.  We made some more progress on the fiddleyard.  Danger, man at work!! We added all the brass screws that will have the track soldered to it at the board … Continue reading

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ESNG PlayDay – 12 November 2019

Sunday’s PlayDay also included an element of building.  After a healthy (??) curry, 12 members gathered to run trains.  TrackShack had delivered almost everything we needed for the fiddleyard (point motors still to be ordered.)  Their service is as good … Continue reading

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Chiltern Model Railway Exhibition 2020 #2

The rest of the layouts at Stevenage follow.  As I said last time, there were a few I didn’t bother to photograph, as I’d seen them before.  These included the massive Burntisland, and the delightful Johnstown Road. But a second … Continue reading

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Chiltern Model Railway Exhibition 2020 #1

I couldn’t work out whether to go to an exhibition on Saturday. Mr Atfield was going to Bognor (quite right too, I hear you say), I’d posted flyers for NGSE to the Pratts Bottom show (the names get worse and … Continue reading

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Odd modelling idea #1874

This picture, hijacked from Facebok’s traction modelling page just begs to be modelled.  Not just the old trolley used as an office, but look at the state of the buildings and all the debris on the ground.  Even the house … Continue reading

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Bredgar & Wormshill Light Railway 2020

A recommended day out if you live in the southeast of England.  The first Sunday in May is the first operating day of the year for the Bredgar and Wormshill Light Railway.  It will also be their model railway themed … Continue reading

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Today’s links

Something for everyone today. So you think that the London Underground is dirty and noisy?  Try the New York Subway! Goodbye to the Isle of Wight ex-London Underground trains.  A bumpy ride bur great fun. Tram bowling – yes, tram … Continue reading

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