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And so to Sunday! A good turnout, with eight members present, and we had a relaxed afternoon running trains, chatting, all followed by a high quality curry. Allan produced a long train of the badly named silver bullets… A good … Continue reading
Another Wednesday meeting, as the first one in the month was delayed by the local elections. Once again, a pleasant evening playing trains. The evening involved a degree of shift working. Four of us were there all evening, Michael came … Continue reading
Wednesday saw Maxine much better, but still testing postive for covid. I was still firmly testing negative, so thought that I could go out annoy the public again. So it was off to open up for the latest ESNG meeting. … Continue reading
I was looking forward to Sunday’s meeting, but on Thursday Maxine went down with covid (doing fine as of Monday). Although I was (and am) testing negative, I thought it prudent not to go and breathe on the congregation at … Continue reading
I’ve spent a few happy hours sorting out the ESNG archives – and throwing out a lot of paper whilst hopefully holding onto the key documents. If nothing else, the AGM and the exhibition details need to be kept for … Continue reading
Should be fun! 2ft narrow gauge AND a model railway show! And a big whoops – dates were wrong on the flyer…….
Progress continued with the new ESNG fiddle yard this afternoon. We’ve probably got the section switches sorted out, and Derek found some excellent toggle switches of indeterminate vintage (cost 6/- or so.) A pleasant afternoon, and we’d have got more … Continue reading
We didn’t get to run trains today, but had a thoroughly useful afternoon. Just the four members turned up initially, and seemed content to take a comfy chair and chat. Allan was hoping to make a few repairs to ERIC … Continue reading
It seems a long time since we had a normal club meeting – if any of our meetings can be considered to be normal. We had a good turnout of seven members, and it was good to see the treasurer … Continue reading
And so to the other, non-modular layouts. We had an interesting variety on show. Nick Falconer brought along Bahnbetriebswerk Königshafen for its first show. The layout represents a small German locomotive service depot (Bahnbetriebswerk or Bw for short) with facilities … Continue reading