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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
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
Another portion of wisdom from Mike Cougill: If model railroading is supposed to be so much fun, I wasn’t having any. When I took up it again in the 1990s, I started filling my basement with multiple layouts that snaked … Continue reading
September 1971 edition of the Railway Magazine included an article on the opening of the final section of the London Underground Victoria line on July 23 1971. Public opening of the 3.5 mile southward extension to the Victoria Line of London … Continue reading
Also in the July 1971 edition of Railway Magazine was an interesting article on the Oxted line of Southern Railway and BR Southern Region. This line branched off the main Brighton line at East Croydon, wound its way through Oxted … Continue reading
The April 1971 edition of Railway Magazine contained an article informing us that there were still seven classes of steam locomotive operating in Malaysia. They had certainly all gone by 1985 when Maxine and I took a train from Kuala … Continue reading
A good article from the BBC, exploring how ten London Underground stations got their peculiar names: How tube stations got their unusual names Scan a map of the London Underground for the first time, and you’ll likely notice that it … Continue reading
I came home from our last ESNG with a pile of old rail magazines, prototype and model. Ian was offering them free to any takers, and what was left I offered to take home and have a browse then recycle … Continue reading
An interesting clinic presented at the NMRA MCR “Thoroughbred Limited” Convention May 13-18, 2015 by Philip Gliebe. It’s interesting as this is an American looking largely at UK branch line layouts for inspiration. ‘Shelf layouts’ in the USA are often … Continue reading
Another quiet day mountain train spotting…..