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Secretary of the East Surrey N Gauge railway club

Berlin – the zoo

Last weekend, we spent our usual summer weekend in Berlin seeing our eldest daughter.  Time for family and tourism – and a few trains in passing.  After last year spending our wedding anniversary looking at trains in the technology museum, … Continue reading

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A good read

Well, I’ve had more reads of my signing off post, than all my previous interesting ones.  There must be a moral there somewhere. So I couldn’t resist a quick post.  Recommended reading for anyone into BLT’s (branch line termini) American … Continue reading

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ESNG updates

A couple up updates on club and blog…. Unfortunately we won’t be exhibiting at the Bluebell Railway model weekend in a couple of weeks time.  They have overrunning building work and haven’t got room for us.  Hopefully, it’s next year….. … Continue reading

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ESNG meeting – 08 June 2018

A good turn out tonight, and plenty of trains running – and the usual suspects! Trains included some period German railcars…. Allan’s milk train…. Paul’s usual long Japanese goods… And Simon’s USA superpower….

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Couple of links

Couple of quick links on a busy Monday afternoon…. Some good thoughts on better track standards for ‘N’ gauge (without going 2mm FineScale) come from N Gauge Forum.  NMRA standards are not far off from the wheels on recent UK … Continue reading

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France 1976

Unusually, my hosts on holiday actually wanted to see some of my old photographs, especially university ones.  These are of a visit to France in 1976, to two monasteries in fact.  One near Rouen, and the other in the Loire … Continue reading

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Forest of Dean and Gloucester

A week away in the Forest of Dean, then Gloucester, has been very pleasant.  The Forest of Dean Railway was running with steam on the wrong days for us, but there was plenty to look at and enjoy. What they … Continue reading

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