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Berlin – the zoo

Last weekend, we spent our usual summer weekend in Berlin seeing our eldest daughter.  Time for family and tourism – and a few trains in passing.  After last year spending our wedding anniversary looking at trains in the technology museum, … Continue reading

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Couple of links

Couple of quick links on a busy Monday afternoon…. Some good thoughts on better track standards for ‘N’ gauge (without going 2mm FineScale) come from N Gauge Forum.  NMRA standards are not far off from the wheels on recent UK … Continue reading

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Brian in Germany

A couple more videos from Brian, who writes…. Dear All, Just thought I’d share a couple of the most interesting aspects of my recent trip to the Dampfspektakel in Trier Germany. As part of a RailTrail group we travelled on … Continue reading

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Bredgar & Wormshill Light Railway #3

Last post from the B&WLR, with some of the other things on show. There were even more engines around the loco works and model railway show, including some miniature railway locomotives. Three fine, and venerable, tractors…. Cutting kindling with tractor … Continue reading

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Bredgar & Wormshill Light Railway #2

Twaddle-less Thursday today.  Just loads of pictures of the B&WLR trains.  I was surprised at the number and variety of locos in steam (plus one diesel).  Most of the photographs were taken at the far terminus of the line – … Continue reading

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Bredgar & Wormshill Light Railway #1

Summer has arrived on the May Day bank holiday weekend – unheard of!  On Sunday, we paid a visit to the Bredgar & Wormshill Railway (B&WR), and their model railway exhibition. It proved to be an excellent day out.  Kerry … Continue reading

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Full steam ahead

Some excellent photographs from Simon this time, who writes…. A few pics from my trip on the KESR a couple of weeks ago – got to open gates, shovel coal and drive the loco! Beautiful mogul, Norwegian, built in Trollshaven. … Continue reading

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