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De Graafstroom

I’ve seen this stunning layout at a couple of shows, and taken a few photos to post, but having seen these videos it’s worth another look. The layout is in HO (3.5mm ft) scale but is 12.26mm (scale 3′ 6″) … Continue reading

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The Alton exhibition 2020

A visit to the Alton MRG show last Saturday.  I realised that I hadn’t been to this show since 2016 or 2017 – I recall that last year’s show was hit by snow!  It turned out to be an expensive … Continue reading

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Bredgar & Wormshill Light Railway 2020

A recommended day out if you live in the southeast of England.  The first Sunday in May is the first operating day of the year for the Bredgar and Wormshill Light Railway.  It will also be their model railway themed … Continue reading

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Model Railway Journal no. 274 – Wise words

I took the day off from visiting exhibitions last Saturday – nothing very close, and I had already posted flyers to all 5 of them.  So, a more reflective blog today. I’ve started to get just the one model railway … Continue reading

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Tolworth Showtrain 2019 – 2

I do enjoy catching favourite layouts for another look.  Netherwood Sidings (O) is one of those, with its DC overhead electrics and endless mineral wagons in the siding.  They were having an ESNG type problem when I passed by – … Continue reading

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Tolworth Showtrain 2019 – 1

Another exhibition visit last Saturday, this time to the Tolworth Showtrain exhibition, arranged by the Hampton Court MRS.  I took both Derek’s – Atfield and Apps – with me and we had a pleasant morning looking at a good show.  … Continue reading

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Uckfield MRC exhibition 2019 #2

Charmouth (O-16.5) is set in West Dorset. De Graafstroom (3.5mm/ft scale, 12.26mm gauge or P87n3.5) is just brilliant, and was my highlight of the show.  A slice of Dutch tramline set in 1947, it gives some wonderful views along the … Continue reading

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