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Odd modelling idea #999

How about a train with the sliding doors open? Jubilee Line Tube train filmed with doors wide open Footage has emerged of a London Underground train travelling between stations with some of its doors wide open. The Jubilee Line service … Continue reading

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ESNG meeting – 19 September 2018

First, a video of last Sunday’s PlayDay. Thank you, Brian! A quieter meeting this evening, with just the eight members turning out.  But trains were running.  A rare appearance of Japanese steam from Paul…. Together with a colourful electric locomotive….. … Continue reading

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Believe it or not spot….

If your drivers keep going on strike, what do you do? “SNCF targets autonomous trains in five years” An autonomous locomotive in northern France is controlled by a “téléconducteur” at the control centre in Lyon.  Strike-hit French Railways is rapidly … Continue reading

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ESNG PlayDay – 16 September 2018

A sunny September afternoon, and a good turnout of 15 for the PlayDay.  We started rather than finished with curry, as Allan was on a 2am start milk round on Monday.  Miles did appreciate the buffet and certainly got his … Continue reading

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Forest of Dean and Gloucester

A week away in the Forest of Dean, then Gloucester, has been very pleasant.  The Forest of Dean Railway was running with steam on the wrong days for us, but there was plenty to look at and enjoy. What they … Continue reading

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Full steam ahead

Some excellent photographs from Simon this time, who writes…. A few pics from my trip on the KESR a couple of weeks ago – got to open gates, shovel coal and drive the loco! Beautiful mogul, Norwegian, built in Trollshaven. … Continue reading

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Global Rail 2018, Didcot

A few more of Ron’s photographs today, this time from the German Railway Society’s Global Rail 2018 at Didcot. Braulage – German H0m SüD Harz Mena Brea – Italian H0 Kendorf – German Z Eastwood Vermont – USA HO Nippon … Continue reading

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