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Links….

An interesting publication on goods sheds and warehouses….. https://historicengland.org.uk/images-books/publications/railway-goods-shed-and-warehouse-in-england/the-railway-goods-shed-and-warehouse/ Why not to graffiti Japanese trains… https://japantoday.com/category/crime/australian-man-arrested-for-spraying-graffiti-on-tokyo-subway-cars And they’re here – expensive but wonderful!!!

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Meanwhile….

I’ll report on the show next week, when I’ve recovered, but in the meantime, this video is pure genius – and a modelling challenge. Whoever designed this monorail track in Japan is a genius. pic.twitter.com/UhC6RmtoxG

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Links….

A few more odds and ends that I’ve been saving….. Riding the tube – a photo essay.  During his commute into central London, photographer Stefan Rousseau has started taking pictures of his fellow passengers, who are often absorbed in their … Continue reading

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Off track on the Lehigh Valley

Sorry, I’ve not been blogging as often recently – a mixture of NGSE rather monopolising my thinking, plus being called into work to look at an interesting problem with sediment in the River Thames.  But here are a couple of … Continue reading

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Katrine aqueduct

An interesting set of photos, with not much railway, but a lot of interesting engineering.   They show construction of the Katrine aqueduct, that provides water to Glasgow.  I did some hydraulic analysis on the treatment works at the end … Continue reading

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Loop the loop?

From the prototype for everything department.  How about a yard inside a reversing loop, including an engine shed and turntable.  Try Danbury, Connecticut, where there is a full loop at the end of the commuter services from New York.  Lines … 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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