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Too true….

From the always interesting ‘The Model Railways of Oly Turner and Chris Matthews‘.  Certainly sums up my approach to modelling….. And for no reason but that it amused me, here’s the earliest (1512) known image of ‘Don’t throw the baby … Continue reading

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World’s Worst Railroad Track Compilation

You think the track is bad on our N-mod layout?  Just look at this video.  Now I know that the telephoto lens makes things worse, but some of these lines are pretty awful!

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Hello Kitty?!?

It’s a bit boring going back to the LNER, isn’t it? What we need is ‘Hello Kitty’ on the WCML!! And the train crew dressed in character….. Read about it here. No doubt Kato will make one soon!

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New facets to the hobby?

All self-respecting forums have a thread called ‘Ebay madness’.  Well, here’s my contribution. Perhaps it’s a new, slightly cheaper, approach to model railways?  Collect the empty boxes, and put them on the shelf end on as if you owned the … Continue reading

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Kung Hei Fat Choi!!

Not only Valentine’s Day (and the start of Lent) this week – it’s also Chinese New Year.  Like Easter, the exact date of this festival moves around a bit with the lunar calendar. Within China itself, millions will be on … Continue reading

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Training for Valentine’s Day

I hope you remembered Valentine’s Day for your significant other.  If only to cover up the true love of your life…. Love of trains is not restricted to us anoraks…. Although some people may not love trains for quite the … Continue reading

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Virgin on the unreadable?

An article in the papers today caught my eye: Virgin West Coast train firm stops selling Daily Mail Virgin Trains has announced that it has stopped selling the Daily Mail newspaper on its West Coast trains. A spokesperson for Virgin … Continue reading

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