Category Archives: ESNG

ESNG meeting – 6 August 2020

Another successful Zoom meeting tonight.  The usual suspects found nothing to talk about for 90 minutes or so.  We were also joined by Paula – great to see her and the family before relocating back home to Portugal.  And we … Continue reading

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NGSE 2021 – sadly also cancelled

N Gauge SouthEast – 2021 – abandoned I’m sorry to have to announce that we have decided to abandon the 2021 NGSE show, originally planned for April 2021. This is a long way ahead, and it was not a happy … Continue reading

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Nice location #2

My eldest has escaped Berlin for a few days down to the Black Forest and the Swiss border.  Being well trained (?), she sent me three railway shots.  Looks great, both forest and trains! I have got no further than … Continue reading

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Nice location….

Message from John Brightwell…. Hello Jon That’s what I call a properly sceniced model railway! Best wishes, John It’s a garden railway above Lake Thun, Switzerland.  Though you might need to go for a long walk to rescue a derailment … Continue reading

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Covid-19 diary #24

Well, not a good week on the railways. Having been delayed till Monday due to lack of plywood, I spent the week carefully building a new baseboard.  I always have difficulty keeping things square, but this time built it up … Continue reading

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ESNG meeting – 15 July 2020

Another attempt at Zoom tonight.  Just the four of us, as I received a number of apologies (all for very good reasons) from other members.  It was good to see Phil, who has been more locked down than most, and … Continue reading

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Covid-19 diary #23

Well, project complete!  I’m sure that there will need to be a little fettling and further track cleaning to get things moving, but it is almost there.  A simple 2-road 2′ or so fiddle yard bolts onto the main layout. … Continue reading

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Covid-19 diary #22

Progress on the layout continues.  I fitted LED strip for the lighting, that has enabled me to take some better photos, below.  Scratching around the railway room, I have found enough plywood and track for a fiddle yard.  I’m going … Continue reading

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ESNG meeting – 2 July 2020

No, we didn’t start (illegally) meeting, but we managed a Zoom meeting.  Good to see people, rather than just talk on the phone.  There seems to have been some modelling, and quite a lot of buying, going on amongst the … Continue reading

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Covid-19 diary #21

Amazingly, the layout is just about done.  The scenics went together surprisingly quickly.  And the end result is OK – it can always be better, but I’m pretty happy with the whole thing Now to put a cover and some … Continue reading

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