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ESNG meeting – 5 May 2021

Well, it might have been a Zoom meeting, but we were practising for escaping lockdown and the dreaded ‘Rule of Six’ this evening.  The Cha(i)rman was missing, presumably already asleep ready for work in the morning.  Paul was running the … Continue reading

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ESNG – a blast from the past!

Allan and Sean produced these excellent pictures.  Some very young looking people around!  First, setting up for a club night, over 20 years ago.  Bartlett junior in the background of the second picture!! Then Sean’s layout – same era, but … Continue reading

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One for the diary?

One for the diary in July – the N Gauge Forum virtual exhibition.  I’ve promised a short video of my American switching layout, and no doubt I can get a plug in for the ESNG club!  It’s amazing to thing … Continue reading

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ESNG meeting – 21 April 2021

Another Wednesday, another meeting….. Missing Mr Dawes tonight, due to his usual anti-social working hours.  We started with just the six of us (plus Phil’s cat at one point)…… Paul was busy rebuilding his station again.  Otherwise the topics were … Continue reading

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From the members…..

Allan commented on the photo that I recently posted….. Do like the closing photo of the two class 31’s.  Hand brake not put on fully. They rolled down the siding in Cricklewood and through a set of buffers and ended … Continue reading

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ESNG meeting – 7 April 2021

Paul, as ever, sums it up better than I can! Another enjoyable ESNG Zoom meeting with some interesting technical hitches thrown in for good measure. One participant disappeared with the remaining members believing he had exploded before returning in to … Continue reading

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ESNG at work – Martin’s new layout

Martin has been sending me pictures of his new layout, that’s coming on well. Tracklaying – that’s where all the Peco track has gone? Cobalt point motors Baseboard joints DCC bus and good tidy (and labelled) wiring! Admiring progress with … Continue reading

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Return of the roundy-roundy

Picking up on those posts from the end of 2018 (was it really over two years ago?), I’m not sure whether I have posted these excellent layouts on here before – at least my tagging and indexing isn’t good enough … Continue reading

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ESNG meeting – 17 March 2021

Bit of a record turnout this evening – and an international connection!  Business as usual to start with, but good to see Martin join us, recovering from a little maintenance on his shoulder.  Phil and Paul were running trains to … Continue reading

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ESNG meeting – 3 March 2021

The usual suspects – except Allan who was getting up for a 4am start at work.  And he’d been vaccinated in the afternoon.  The initial group of seven were soon logged in…. To be joined by a little ‘g’ – … Continue reading

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