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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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The tram that survived the Hiroshima bomb

An interesting little video on the BBC website, as we come up to the 70th anniversary of the Hiroshima atom bomb…. One of the few remaining trams which survived the Hiroshima bomb has been restored to commemorate the 70th anniversary … Continue reading

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The world’s most luxurious train?

Could this be a future release for Kato?  Beats slam-door electrics, anyway….  (From the Daily Telegraph website).  The newspapers continue to supply an interesting stream of prototype railway curios.  And I can’t resist reposting them! There will be two competing … Continue reading

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