Category Archives: Out and about

Berlin – the zoo

Last weekend, we spent our usual summer weekend in Berlin seeing our eldest daughter.  Time for family and tourism – and a few trains in passing.  After last year spending our wedding anniversary looking at trains in the technology museum, … Continue reading

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ESNG updates

A couple up updates on club and blog…. Unfortunately we won’t be exhibiting at the Bluebell Railway model weekend in a couple of weeks time.  They have overrunning building work and haven’t got room for us.  Hopefully, it’s next year….. … Continue reading

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ESNG meeting – 08 June 2018

A good turn out tonight, and plenty of trains running – and the usual suspects! Trains included some period German railcars…. Allan’s milk train…. Paul’s usual long Japanese goods… And Simon’s USA superpower….

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France 1976

Unusually, my hosts on holiday actually wanted to see some of my old photographs, especially university ones.  These are of a visit to France in 1976, to two monasteries in fact.  One near Rouen, and the other in the Loire … Continue reading

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A day out with Miles

Another day out on a preserved railway.  Allan reports: Sunday 20th of May was the last day of the 1940’s weekend at the Kent & East Sussex Railway.  It was an over cast morning but the sun came through about … Continue reading

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Engine driver Phil – PS

As a PS to our day on the Mid Hants Railway, here are the photos that Phil sent me.  More evidence that I was there! And an interesting article on the iconic HST 125 units.  I rather liked the comments: … Continue reading

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Engine driver Phil #3

Here we go again.  Back at Arlesford and running around.  Phil has signed his life away on a piece of paper to say that the Mid Hants Railway Ltd is not responsible for anything that happens to him whilst he’s … Continue reading

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