Category Archives: Out and about

A little live steam

Before returning to Germany, a little live steam.  Thanks to Brian’s tip-off, I was on the local railway bridge to see Tangmere climb out of Redhill and head for Tonbridge.  A wonderful Bulleid exhaust beat as it came up the … Continue reading

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A rather cold Berlin

After a three years hiatus due to covid, we got back to Berlin last weekend, to see Ruth, Cory, and the dogs.  This week will feature a lot of Germany (and without Ron, too) as this weekend was also the … Continue reading

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Potpourri #1060

A couple of micro layouts for starters. A Rob Chant 8’x4′ plan, that could be 4’x2′ in N.  Nothing special in this design in one sense, but interestingly designed for operation.  Note that reverse track (1E to 6B) that allows … Continue reading

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Potpourri #1059

My covid seems to have degenerated to just a heavy cold, so I’m optimistic!  And I’m well enough to get some modelling done.  But today’s blog will be a simple selection of photos requiring little effort from my poor old … 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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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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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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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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The Redhill Brick & Model Show – 2022

We’re exhibiting at this show on Saturday.  We may be the only trains, but it’s in Redhill and a chance to meet some local people and encourage some younger enthusiasts.  And they did good bacon rolls and burgers last time … Continue reading

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