Category Archives: Prototype

Festival of Railway Modelling, Peterborough

Simon kindly sent me these pictures of the Peterborough version of the National Festival of Railway Modelling.  I thought of going, but inertia caught up with me! A few pics of Peterborough and a snatched shot of Black Five 44871 … Continue reading

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Ron shops for England – 2

Some more touristy shots from Ron… Cologne Cathedral and its Xmas market.     Bonn Xmas market.         Selfie? (Cologne Hafen xmas market). Chocolate museum Cologne. Hafen Xmas market taken from Chocolate museum steps. Rudolphplatz Xmas market. … Continue reading

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Ron shops for England – 1

Ron is on his travels again, off to the German Christmas markets, and to do a lot of shopping – it’s a bit early to stock up for Brexit, Ron!  As usual, he’s sent back a record of his trip.  … Continue reading

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Links….

Great Eastern Railway 1  Posh German car 0….. Steam locomotive hits car at Sheringham level crossing A steam locomotive hit a car in a crash at a level crossing.  The 1912 Y14 locomotive ploughed into the silver Mercedes near Sheringham … Continue reading

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Wittering Wednesday

Brian sent me another interesting video.  Good to see stream passing our local station.  I always forget to look and see what is passing through. Thought I’d share Clan Line passing through Redhill on Friday the 9th November on the … Continue reading

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Random Wednesday

A few links that I have been storing up….. One of the most positive articles that I’ve seen on model railways…. It’s a small world: Radio Times celebrates 95 years with replica of iconic 1950s delivery van “It’s being able … Continue reading

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Simon goes underground!

Simon writes: Attached some photos from this tour: https://www.ltmuseum.co.uk/whats-on/hidden-london/euston-the-lost-tunnels Pricey but fascinating. Posters date from construction of the Victoria line in the 60’s. Looks fun – but probably not a recommended outing for the wedding anniversary….  But I see that … Continue reading

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