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Tag Archives: France
I do enjoy catching favourite layouts for another look. Netherwood Sidings (O) is one of those, with its DC overhead electrics and endless mineral wagons in the siding. They were having an ESNG type problem when I passed by – … Continue reading
Another exhibition visit last Saturday, this time to the Tolworth Showtrain exhibition, arranged by the Hampton Court MRS. I took both Derek’s – Atfield and Apps – with me and we had a pleasant morning looking at a good show. … Continue reading
If your drivers keep going on strike, what do you do? “SNCF targets autonomous trains in five years” An autonomous locomotive in northern France is controlled by a “téléconducteur” at the control centre in Lyon. Strike-hit French Railways is rapidly … Continue reading
Unusually, my hosts on holiday actually wanted to see some of my old photographs, especially university ones. These are of a visit to France in 1976, to two monasteries in fact. One near Rouen, and the other in the Loire … Continue reading
A year has slipped past, and once again I scrounged a lift off Derek Atfield to pay a visit to the Tolworth Showtrain exhibition. And once again I nearly didn’t go – it was a foul wet morning – and … Continue reading
Fraternite et Solidarite avec La France! Can it really be a whole year since I was extolling the virtues of the enormous 2mm layout Fencehouses at the Hampton Court MRS show at Tolworth? It seems to have come round very quickly, … Continue reading