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Secretary of the East Surrey N Gauge railway club

The day after….

Having exhibited Kuritu, what did I learn for future reference? I got a lot of positive comments, that is always pleasing, if bad for the ego! Exhibiting a small layout is wonderful, as the set up takes 20 minutes, and … Continue reading

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West Sussex N Gauge MRC show – 2022

And a very pleasant day was had by one and all.  Allan, Sean, Lucas and I exhibited our two layouts, and it was good to see present and past ESNG members Dave, Ian, Peter and Mike – as well as … Continue reading

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ESNG meeting – 2 November 2022

Five members assembled for Wednesday’s meeting.  It was especially good to see Ian back in circulation, after a really tough year one way and another.  I don’t think the Treasurer is sticking his tongue out at me (I hope)…… Ian … Continue reading

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West Sussex N Gauge MRC show – 2022

We’re exhibiting at this show on Saturday.  We have been asked for two small layouts, so Sean is taking his ‘new’ German layout Brunswik, and I’ll take my Japanese tram micro Kuritu II. Brunswik Kuritu II

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Potpourri #1058

A few more links to peruse…. Who will be the first person to model this?  Looks like the end result of an ESNG running night to me. Another view of Morden (just behind the old milk depot.) Jago Hazzard is … Continue reading

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Morden Milk

These photos are just crying out to be modelled! The Express Dairy depot as South Morden was perhaps the largest and most modern in the country, but was short lived. Built after WW2, the site is now covered by an … Continue reading

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Potpourri #1057

Some pictures today…. Railway posters ain’t what they used to be….. But other advertising was a little more basic…. An Albion Nimbus outside Southampton Central station…. Staying with the station theme…. Redhill with blue-grey EMUs but semaphore signals… Seaton Junction … Continue reading

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ESNG meeting – 23 October 2022

After a busy day exhibiting on Saturday, it was a pleasant surprise to get seven members along to run trains on the Sunday afternoon.  It was also good not to have to get all the layout out of the cupboard, … Continue reading

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The Redhill Brick & Model Show – 2022

We spent last Saturday at the nearby 17th Reigate Scouts Lego and model show, having been there in 2018 and 2019.  This was their first post-covid show, and it was well attended, especially in the morning.  We took a reasonably … Continue reading

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ESNG meeting – 19 October 2022

Having opened up the hall, I abandoned the meeting as it was my youngest’s birthday dinner at home.  I returned later to find no trains running, but six members putting the world to rights (the missing one is getting another … Continue reading

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