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Croydon MRS show 2019

Having visited the Farnham show, next stop was Warlingham School for the Croydon MRS show.  It was an easy run, overshooting Redhill by a couple of junctions on the M25, then a quick drive up the A22.  Strangely, Warlingham School … Continue reading

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Farnham & District MRC 2019 #3

The Farnham OO9 modular layout is obviously a work in progress, but it was all working well on the day, and has a lot of potential for future years. Thorneycroft Factory Sidings (N) models this corner of Basingstoke around 1930.  … Continue reading

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Farnham & District MRC 2019 #2

One of my favourites from the show was Midland Sidings (P4) modelling the Midland Railway around Birmingham in 1920.  Lots of excellent industrial buildings, and some very attractive wagons on show.  I’ve added the track plan.  It started life as … Continue reading

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Farnham & District MRC 2019 #1

I can hardly believe that a year has passed by, and I’m starting to visit the usual autumn run of exhibitions.  This weekend was a double header on the Saturday, at Farnham and Croydon.  I wanted to get to both … Continue reading

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Dorking MRC Exhibition 2019

I was going to visit the Folkstone or Fareham shows today, but a heavy cold meant a slow start to the day.  So I watched the rugby World Cup, then slipped over to Oddfellows’ Hall, Dorking (what an appropriate location … Continue reading

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TINGS 2019 – from a distance

I didn’t get to TINGS this year – I was double booked all weekend. But it seems to have been a fairly good time as ever. The comment that I picked up is that a lot of people really go … Continue reading

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Odd modelling ideas #456 – Believe it or not?

Or what to do with an old roundhouse…. From Facebook and originally Google Earth, this car repair shop has been adapted from part of a roundhouse.  The turntable has been replaced by some rather tight curves.  This would make such … Continue reading

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