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ESNG meeting – 6 February 2020

A massive 13 members turned out on Thursday, plus visitor John.  It was very confusing – two Derek’s, two Simon’s, two John’s and two Paul’s!  Paul was looking forward to his rapidly approaching Japan trip, and running all the bullet … Continue reading

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Keep soldering on

Realising that NGSE is rapidly approaching, more work on the new fiddle yard was needed.  So I arranged to borrow the church hall for a couple of hours on Monday afternoons to get some track laid.  We got underway, fitting … Continue reading

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ESNG meeting – 15 January 2020

Following Sunday’s enthusiasm, just the 7 members turned up on Wednesday.  We made some more progress on the fiddleyard.  Danger, man at work!! We added all the brass screws that will have the track soldered to it at the board … Continue reading

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ESNG PlayDay – 12 November 2019

Sunday’s PlayDay also included an element of building.  After a healthy (??) curry, 12 members gathered to run trains.  TrackShack had delivered almost everything we needed for the fiddleyard (point motors still to be ordered.)  Their service is as good … Continue reading

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ESNG meeting – 2 January 2020

First meeting of the year and a respectable 9 members turned out to run trains.  I guess that most of us are too old to remember what a New Year hangover is like…. Plenty of trains in the fiddle yard…. … Continue reading

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ESNG meeting – 18 December 2019

Last ESNG meeting of the year, and I wasn’t expecting many to turn out on a cold, wet, night just before Christmas.  But there were 10 members present, including the Cha(I)rman, despite his early milk round the following day.  The … Continue reading

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ESNG BuildDay – 8 December 2019

This afternoon was the first ESNG ‘BuildDay’ and it has been a success, I think.  We had 8 members along, together with a number of projects to work on, observe and learn from.  Or one could just enjoy good company … Continue reading

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ESNG meeting – 6 December 2019

A little thin on the ground tonight, with just the six members present.  Poor excuses were received from some other members – work, hospital visit, and better half’s 60th birthday.  Well, the last one is valid I guess! So we … Continue reading

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ESNG PlayDay – 10 November 2019

It’s one of those strange months when the 2nd Sunday immediately follows the 1st Thursday, so our ESNG meeting was immediately followed by a PlayDay.  So we have another ESNG post, to be followed this week by some pictures from … Continue reading

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ESNG meeting – 7 November 2019

11 members braved the coldest evening of the autumn – so far – to run trains.  A highlight of the evening was Mr Apps bringing part of the new fiddle yards along – and it looks very good indeed. Paul … Continue reading

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