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Some smallish layout designs….

I haven’t posted any track plans for a while. So here are a few that have captured my imagination recently.  Alan Whitehouse’s ‘Mini-MSW’ model of the trans-Pennine Woodhead line, a delightful 5′ diameter 2mm fine-scale layout has a successor.  Same … Continue reading

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ESNG meeting – 25 July 2021

Back to the hall on Sunday for our afternoon meeting.  Great to have nine members attending – enough to be busy and sociable, but not too crowded in the hall.  Door and windows were open for ventilation, though we had … Continue reading

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ESNG meeting – 21 July 2021

First ‘open’ ESNG meeting, though the number of COVID cases locally has meant that we kept the hall well ventilated, and masks were welcomed, if optional.  So of course we got exactly six members attending.  And had a very pleasant … Continue reading

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ESNG meeting – 11 July 2021

This should be the last locked down meeting.  Who knows what lies ahead, but I hope that we can have some relatively normal club nights for a while.  We’ll keep windows and doors open, keep a little distance, and anyone … Continue reading

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non-ESNG meeting – 7 July 2021

No club meeting on Wednesday, due to half of the six due to attend having football-related excuses.  I declined to stand in for the missing members for obvious reasons.  I commented after the event: Worth missing ESNG for! However, Derek, … Continue reading

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ESNG meeting – 27 June 2021

Extra Sunday meeting on the 27th, but I wasn’t there for long due to a lot of enthusiastic members and the Rule of 6.  But I’m sure they had fun!  Comments from Paul…. A pleasant afternoon playing trains in Earlswood. … Continue reading

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ESNG meeting – 17 June 2021

Another club night – and the expected rain arrived half way through the evening, but without the forecast thunderstorms.  Five of us met, ran trains, and finally settled down for a long chat, leaving my Warship and parcels train doing … Continue reading

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ESNG meeting – 13 June 2021

A boiling hot Sunday afternoon, and England playing their first game in the Euros.  Five of us had a rather more sedate afternoon running trains, and very pleasant it was too. It didn’t take long to set up the layout.  … Continue reading

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ESNG meeting – 2 June 2021

A quiet evening, as a couple of members had to drop out, and I couldn’t find a replacement.  I wondered whether to cancel the meeting, but everyone seemed keen, so we went ahead and had a very pleasant evening chatting … Continue reading

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ESNG meeting – 30 May 2021 – part 2

A quick PS from Paul….. My first model railway club meeting in the flesh since March 2020. Very enjoyable, most of my trains ran well apart from my GENBI set which does not appear to like Peco track and a … Continue reading

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