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Michael’s layout – it moves!

Michael and I continued to build his layout on Wednesday.  Well, I did most of it, as I was giving instructions in how to wire it up, and use a soldering iron – and how to melt the plastic on … Continue reading

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ESNG meeting – 10 October 2021

Eight members gathered this afternoon for the AGM and running day.  It was good to see the Treasurer back after having a heart pacemaker fitted.  There were, of course, the essential jokes that he had now gone DCC, and that … Continue reading

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ESNG meeting – 6 October 2021

Having laid the last siding on Michael’s layout, we headed off to a pleasant Wednesday evening ESNG meeting with seven members in attendance… Just a few photographs, as my phone ran out of juice.  Here’s Simon’s lovely Santa Fe steamer… … Continue reading

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ESNG meeting – 26 September 2021

Well, it seems a long time since the last meeting – and since the last blog.  But after the TINGS break we met again this afternoon.  We were probably missing a few people due to the UK self-induced fuel shortage, … Continue reading

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A little more track laying

Sorry, took a bit of a break from blogging over the past week! But a return visit from Michael, and a couple of hours work today completed the track laying for his little layout.  Just the station bay to put … Continue reading

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More work on Michael’s layout

A visit from Michael today, and we continued to lay track on his little layout.  The main circuit is complete, and we just have to finalise, and lay, sidings on both sides of the layout.  Nothing wired up yet, though, … Continue reading

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ESNG meeting – 5 September 2021

A very small meeting on Sunday, with just the four members.  Perhaps the rest were confused by us moving the meeting forward a week, or just enjoying the late summer weather? But the four of us had a very sociable … Continue reading

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Going over to the dark side?

I’ve successfully avoided buying European trains over the years – despite being sorely tempted year after year at Stuttgart by ‘Flying Hamburgers.’ But I saw this on N Gauge Forum…. HN4297 Arnold The Berliner Royal Corps of Transport 4 Coach … Continue reading

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ESNG meeting – 1 September 2021

Paul’s assessment was, as usual, accurate…. Another East Surrey N Gauge Group meeting, the first Wednesday night get together I have been to for some months. A good turnout, nearly made double figures. A simple circuit sufficed for the trains … Continue reading

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My current project…

I am really finding my motivation for model railways rather low at the moment.  This picture, from RMweb I think, sums it all up rather well…. “All the model railway layouts we never got round to building”, an exhibition at … Continue reading

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