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Secretary of the East Surrey N Gauge railway club

Meanwhile….

I’ll report on the show next week, when I’ve recovered, but in the meantime, this video is pure genius – and a modelling challenge. Whoever designed this monorail track in Japan is a genius. pic.twitter.com/UhC6RmtoxG

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Saturday is almost here

It’s almost here!  This evening we’ll go into battle to get the school organised for the show, and welcome the first exhibitors.  Then Saturday, it’s all hard work and hopefully a lot of fun meeting old and new friends. And, … Continue reading

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Links….

A few more odds and ends that I’ve been saving….. Riding the tube – a photo essay.  During his commute into central London, photographer Stefan Rousseau has started taking pictures of his fellow passengers, who are often absorbed in their … Continue reading

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London Festival of Railway Modelling – 2019 – #3

Last visit to Ally Pally – I guess that next week I shall be blogging about N Gauge Southeast.  It’s been a busy few days working through the final details! Another favourite from the show was Eccleston (P4).  In some … Continue reading

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London Festival of Railway Modelling – 2019 – #2

And on with the layouts! Ballyconnell Road is unusual – 3mm/ft scale is unusual in itself, but this layout is 15.75mm gauge, representing the Irish 5′ 3″ lines.   I also really like the circular layout plan. And another road – … Continue reading

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London Festival of Railway Modelling – 2019 – #1

Last Saturday it was my annual pilgrimage to the London Festival of Railway Modelling at Alexandra Palace.  As usual, I went with my ex-work colleague Malcolm (unfortunately Peter can’t make it up the hill from the station these days.)  It’s … Continue reading

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Riding the L

I am still processing my Ally Pally photos, so I’ll be blogging those from next time. For today, here’s 80 minutes of travel on the Chicago interurbans.  Useful for USA prototype modellers as it shows the backs of properties backing … Continue reading

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