Category Archives: Weird and wonderful

Wordless Wednesday

No inspiration today – my brain resembles this incident on the Chicago elevated – or perhaps it is just an ESNG running night? Nice bit of Health and Safety, though, especially the hard hat….

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It’s shunting, Jim, but not as we know it….

With apologies to Star Trek! This video, hi-jacked from the 2mm Association site, is just one incredible bit of model making.  And I’m not (for once) talking about the fine scale.  Shunting using a tractor – whatever next – working … Continue reading

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Happy New Year 2019!

A Happy New Year to you all!  I hope that it’s a good one and plenty of modelling gets done.  I try not to make resolutions, as they invariably fail, but I do intend to complete a few of the … Continue reading

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All I want for Christmas……Not!

I really do hope, Paul, that you don’t buy this set of Japanese prototype trains…. Motorised Sushi!  Whatever next.  I have seen a model restaurant with a moving sushi conveyor belt, but this is taking things too far.  The description … 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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A railway in the news

Reading more column inches about the tragic Salisbury poisonings, I came across this interesting snippet: The tiny village of Loyga in the Russian far north is not the kind of place you would expect to be at the centre of … Continue reading

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