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ESNG meeting – 17 August 2022

We pause our exploration of Manx trains for another ESNG meeting.  It was an easy Wednesday, as we didn’t have to set up a layout – I realised on Sunday that with the summer holidays no one was using the … Continue reading

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ESNG meeting – 14 August 2022

Despite the very hot afternoon, five intrepid ESNG members gathered to play trains. We’ll start with Brian’s video of the afternoon, as it includes the set up.  We don’t really move that fast…. But where were the Hill’s Angels????  (Probably … Continue reading

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ESNG meeting – 3 August 2022

Back again for the Wednesday meet.  A respectable seven members turned up to play trains.  And good to see Allan and Derek back from their respective holidays.  Some trains were tested ready for our visit to the Bredgar & Wormshill … Continue reading

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ESNG meeting – 31 July 2022

I wasn’t sure how many would turn up for the Sunday meeting – we’d moved it back a week to avoid a hall booking, and several regulars were away or sent apologies.  But 6 members rolled in, and we managed … Continue reading

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ESNG meeting – 20 July 2022

Fortunately the record temperatures were the day before this meeting, and even more fortunately no track had buckled on the layout, so normal running was possible!  However, the eight members present seemed more interested in talking than in running trains.  … Continue reading

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ESNG meeting – 10 July 2022

It seems a long time since the last ESNG meeting report, due to a five week month, the Bartlett holidays, and the ESNG AGM.  Still, it was good to meet up again and seven members came along on the hottest … Continue reading

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ESNG meeting – 15 June 2022

Six members (and a visitor) turned up for the Wednesday meeting.  We soon had a layout up and running, but did have a few electrical gremlins again – plugs removed and not put back fully. Some impressive American steam from … Continue reading

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ESNG meeting – 12 June 2022

A massive 10 and a half members joined our Sunday meeting.  There were plenty of trains running, and although I’d brought some with me, I was able to just chat and watch the trains go by.  A large set up … Continue reading

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ESNG meeting – 1 June 2022

The usual five suspects arrived for Wednesday’s running night.  Another strong Southern representation.  Derek’s Warship and Chris’ ‘N’ both headed green coaches….. I tested a ‘new’ Somerset and Dorset Jinty, pulling a train of PO wagons…. Breaking the Southern theme … Continue reading

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ESNG meeting – 22 May 2022

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

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