Tag Archives: exhibition

N Gauge SouthEast getting close….

Too much of the past couple of weeks have been spent planning for the rapidly approaching show (as well as enjoying the unseasonally warm weather.)  There are still a few loose ends to tidy up, but it’s coming together well.  … Continue reading

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How to build the perfect model railway

It’s good to see the media get our hobby exactly right.  Have a read of this article: “How to build the perfect model railway” It describes the 34ft-long 1:76 finescale model of Alloa station built by members of the Glasgow-based … Continue reading

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On my workbench – mostly for the gloat box!

I’ve not made a lot of progress with railways recently, perhaps completing more shopping than actual modelling.  But here are a few odds and ends from the gloat box. Repainting Microtrains and Atlas coaches into Lehigh Valley colours continues.  Having … Continue reading

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Bournemouth exhibition 2019 #1

The Cha(I)rman spent the weekend in Bournemouth helping Richard ‘Ollie’ Oliver with his Bournemouth Corporation bus display.  Allan writes: Just got back from a weekend at the Bournemouth Model Railway Exhibition. I was there helping (or I think I was) … Continue reading

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Another Minories

Last layout from the Southampton show – Spanker Lane, a Minories layout under construction in ‘N’.  The show guide states that: Spanker Lane is found in the north of England, where green DMU’s are the order of the day, although … Continue reading

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Southhampton MRS exhibition 2019 #2

One of the highlights of the show was a chance to see Loftus Road in the flesh.  This ‘OO’ layout is based on the West London Line around Kensington from the 1990’s to today.  The West London Line carried, and … Continue reading

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Southampton MRS exhibition 2019 #1

A trip down to Eastleigh today for the excellent Southampton MRS exhibition.  There were some excellent layouts on show, and plenty of trade, though I was a good boy and bought absolutely nothing.  Derek came along with me and it … Continue reading

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