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Secretary of the East Surrey N Gauge railway club

2mm Scale Association Diamond Jubilee Expo – 2

Today, we’ll look at the ‘medium’ sized layouts, that takes in anything that isn’t tiny and isn’t enormous.  These are the sort of layouts that the average punter could build – not ‘lifetime’ layouts like those in the my last … Continue reading

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2mm Scale Association Diamond Jubilee Expo – 1

Plenty of blogging to get on with.  I’ve got another set of photos from Germany, as Ron once again goes in hunt of the elusive strudel – and no doubt immediately eats it.  But first, an account of a most … Continue reading

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Potpourri #1051

Haven’t done one of these for a while….. Some interesting information on the French move to electric railways.  I apologise for the commentator’s accent.  The BBC has a lot to answer for…. The end of the London trams.  This time … Continue reading

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ESNG meeting – 15 June 2022

Six members (and a visitor) turned up for the Wednesday meeting.  We soon had a layout up and running, but did have a few electrical gremlins again – plugs removed and not put back fully. Some impressive American steam from … Continue reading

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Clan Line again

Simon kindly sent me some more pictures of Clan Line…. Bumped into Clan Line at Victoria this afternoon. Such a beautiful engine, and perfectly turned out. And Brian caught the train going through Godstone.

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ESNG meeting – 12 June 2022

A massive 10 and a half members joined our Sunday meeting.  There were plenty of trains running, and although I’d brought some with me, I was able to just chat and watch the trains go by.  A large set up … Continue reading

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And so to Germany #8

Day 9, and the last post, so to speak…. Sunny and warm. All trip has on today is a late afternoon wine tasting in Rudesheim so using my €9 ticket have come through to Frankfurt for a couple of hours. … Continue reading

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And so to Germany #7

Day 8, and coming to the end of Ron’s travels…. Mixed day. Free day on tour so taking advantage of limited new Germany initiative for June July and August of travel anywhere on local trains buses and trams for €9 … Continue reading

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And so to Germany #6

Day 7, and almost all tourism…. Mixed day overcast, sunny and light rain. No train travel today. Taken by coach to Boppard then back to hotel by boar [sic] with a stopover in St Goar. Only a German tour would … Continue reading

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And so to Germany #5

Day 6…. Overcast with sunny periods. Coach from Wernigerode to Hildersheim for train to Assmanhausen via Frankfurt. As the weather was good walked along Rhine to Rudesheim and then took train back. Starting at Frankfurt Hbf….. The delightfully named, though … Continue reading

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