Category Archives: ESNG

Covid-19 diary – Kuritu II – 2

A spare trestle from the original layout made a set of legs for the new one.  Hinged at the back, making it easy to fold up and transport.  And a shelf for controller and tea cups.  I think that this … Continue reading

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Covid-19 diary – Kuritu II – 1

I’m still fettling point blades for the Minories, but I thought that I needed a diversion. You may recall that I got Kuritu up and running during the first lockdown last year…. I then ran into the problem that a … Continue reading

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ESNG meeting – 3 March 2021

The usual suspects – except Allan who was getting up for a 4am start at work.  And he’d been vaccinated in the afternoon.  The initial group of seven were soon logged in…. To be joined by a little ‘g’ – … Continue reading

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ESNG at work

Well, we might just be able to see the light at the end of the tunnel, and it may not be a train!  Club meetings could happen in a month or two, all being well, though there may be a … Continue reading

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ESNG meeting – 17 February 2021

A busy evening, with plenty online.  Phil seems to be multiplying, with three of him in the meeting at one point. Graham came, went, and returned.  Phil and Paul ran trains…. Simon showed off his new Bachmann Percy.  We were … Continue reading

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ESNG meeting – 3 February 2021

Eight members appeared on Zoom tonight.  We managed to keep conversation very much ‘on track’ with railway topics.  Must have been the positive influence of Chris, managing to join us for the first time. It was also good to see … Continue reading

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ESNG meeting – 20 January 2021

A very good turnout tonight.  We were missing Brian though…. Please accept my apologies.  I’ve just woken up from a deep sleep – sadly not alcohol induced. Strikes me Brian may have had the better deal….. We started with the … Continue reading

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ESNG meeting – 6 January 2021

First meeting of 2021, as we go into tier 5 or more, and lockdown once again.  One day, we’ll meet again, don’t know where, don’t know when.  Oh dear, I feel a song coming on! No Mr Dawes this evening…. … Continue reading

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So many trains!

As usual, Paul has put me to shame with his modelling.  Pinched unashamedly off his Facebook site….. Having constructed a 12ft long yard to take my Bullet Trains, here they are – all 36 of them in 3 groups of … Continue reading

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ESNG meeting – 16 December 2020

Zoom again – the last of the year.  Just the six wise (?) monkeys, later joined by Maxine.  We did talk railways, but also marmalade and Covid-19.  We were, for once, undisturbed by cats.  Brian and Graham were unable to … Continue reading

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