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Secretary of the East Surrey N Gauge railway club

Stuttgart – 2019 – 2

As promised, a few pictures from Allan and Sean…. OK! What did Spanish Thomas say to the English Thomas? The usual suspects…. Vital supplies…. Back to running trains…. Can you spot the movie connections?  All from the German N-Track American … Continue reading

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Stuttgart – 2019 – 1

I made a shorter visit to the Stuttgart show this year – just the weekend – but Maxine and Michael flew out with me.  However, for some the show still started on the previous Monday when we loaded up Allan’s … Continue reading

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Brooklands museum – 3

Next to the airliners is a building holding the London Bus Museum.  Parked outside is a Green Line ‘RF’ – very much part of my childhood! But horse buses were well before my time.  These old buses are still operational, and … Continue reading

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Brooklands museum – 2

The outside airliner display is virtually a catalogue of post-war British airliners.  Starting with the wonderful Concorde.  Unfortunately we didn’t have time to do the film and visit to the plane interior – and that was an extra to our … Continue reading

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Brooklands museum – 1

Last week, Maxine had to visit West Byfleet, so we looked to see what we could visit in the area, to make a day out of it.  And the Brooklands Museum was just two miles away, so we paid it … Continue reading

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All roads lead to Stuttgart 2019

I’m pinched DM-toy’s video of the Stuttgart setup – when you get to 2:21 you’ll see Messrs Dawes and Atfield hard at work setting up our modules. And elsewhere in Germany, some ESNG members are trying to get to Stuttgart … Continue reading

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Off to Stuttgart

Off to find a tin parrot at Gatwick later this week, for ESNG’s annual pilgrimage to the Stuttgart N-Club International meet.  Maxine and I are going out for the weekend, and we’ll be joined on Saturday by son Michael.  No … Continue reading

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