Category Archives: Prototype

The Bartlett’s in Berlin – 2019

Back from a pleasant long weekend in Berlin.  We did less tourism than usual, but 34C temperatures does rather discourage trudging the streets, and encourage ice cream and beer and polite conversation.  But here are a few railway (and other) … Continue reading

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The Bartlett’s in Berlin – 3 – repost

Back to the U-bahn.  Looks like we’ll carry on visiting Berlin, as Ruth went for an interview at the immigration department in Berlin and to her great surprise came out with a permanent resident’s visa.  So she’s B**x** proof for … Continue reading

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The Bartlett’s in Berlin – 2 – repost

Larger trains today…… Just next to the Warstrauer Str. U-Bahn station was the S-Bahn station and the DB main lines.  I suppose in UK London terms, the U-Bahn is like London Underground, whilst the S-Bahn is more like London commuter … Continue reading

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The Bartlett’s in Berlin – 1 – repost

We’re off to Berlin again this weekend, so I thought I’d repost pictures from our first visit five years ago – and lots of trams and trains. Maxine and I recently spent a long weekend in Berlin, visiting our eldest … Continue reading

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Replacement bus needed?

After a rather heavy week in the model railway world, a little light relief is needed… Council left red-faced after £6,000 bus shelter built on road with no buses Residents were left scratching their heads after a £6,000 bus shelter … Continue reading

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Bredgar & Wormshill Light Railway 2019

I was unable to join the expedition to the Bredgar and Wormshill Light Railway, down in deepest Kent, but Allan sent me some photographs. The first Sunday in May is the first operating day of the year for the Bredgar … Continue reading

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Loco shed layouts

Interesting link on https://groups.io/g/ngauge  about the design and operation of Lancashire and Yorkshire engine sheds. http://www.lyrs.org.uk/images/uploads/Paper_-_Attock_1924_-_I.Loco.E_-_Locomotive_Shed_Layout.pdf

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