Tag Archives: 2mm Association

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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Farnham & District MRC exhibition – 14 October 2017 #3

We start our final day at Farnham with the magnificent Addison Road, in ‘O’.  Modelling to a high degree of accuracy what is now Kensington Olympia station, it’s set in the mid-1920’s so you can see LNWR, GWR and LBSCR … Continue reading

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Farnham & District MRC exhibition – 14 October 2017 #2

Next we go north to the Settle to Carlisle line, and a model in ‘N’ of the high moorland sections of the route.  The layout represents the section of line from Blea Moor Tunnel, across the Dent Head and Arten … Continue reading

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Farnham & District MRC exhibition – 14 October 2017

Last Saturday’s show visit was to the Farnham & District MRC.  This also had the 2mm Scale Association AGM going on, so there was a selection of 2mm finescale layouts on display.  So this post is a 2mm special.  The … Continue reading

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Better looking N-gauge track

One of my continuing issues with N gauge is the poor appearance of the trackwork.  This, together with the heavy looking wheels – OK on diesels, but obvious on steam locos, has often temped me over to the 2mm dark … Continue reading

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Abingdon & District MRC Exhibition 31 October 2015

I’ve just had a week off work, and a morning at a model railway show to finish off the week seemed a good idea.  (I had aimed to get lots of modelling done, but I seemed to have spent more … Continue reading

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And the rest – Tolworth #2

Having recovered from Fencehouses, here are a few more photos from Tolworth Showtrain – a few more layouts that caught my eye. First, ‘Cornwallis Yard’, a GWR layout with a little SR thrown in.  With my south London upbringing, and my … Continue reading

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Fabulous Fencehouses – Tolworth #1

Despite the terrible traffic – everyone was on the roads this morning – I got to Tolworth Showtrain today.  It was of its usual high standard and there were a number of layouts that provided a certain amount of inspiration.  My only criticism … Continue reading

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Where I’ll be on Saturday

Tolworth Showtrain – the annual exhibition of the Hampton Court Model Railway is one exhibition I try to get to every year.  It’s of a high standard and has an ‘American room’ devoted to USA layouts and traders. This year, on 8-9 … Continue reading

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Farnham & District MRC exhibition – 11 October 2014

With no ESNG PlayDay, I took the opportunity to slip over to Aldershot and the Farnham & District MRC 40th Model Railway Exhibition.  I took the opportunity to stop for a late breakfast and coffee, then was held up for … Continue reading

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