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Another prospective club member?

He’s obviously been playing trains with the ESNG members…… Indian minister posts speeded-up footage of new fast train Video of Vande Bharat Express posted by Piyush Goyal was doctored to twice real speed. India’s railways minister has been mocked for … Continue reading

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Just what you need for your layout

From a forum a long, long, way away….. Might slow down those who don’t understand ‘fingerpoken’ or ‘12,000,000 microvolts’?

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Model this…… if you dare!

Spotted on NGF this week, as the Polar Vortex hits the USA (the other great headline was ‘Alligators freeze in lake’). Polar vortex: Fire used to melt ice on Chicago train tracks Flames from gas-fed heaters are melting away snow … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday

No inspiration today – my brain resembles this incident on the Chicago elevated – or perhaps it is just an ESNG running night? Nice bit of Health and Safety, though, especially the hard hat….

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B**x** free zone!

Just to show that things could be worse, this man in Austria seems to have a steady job.  It may take some time to get the trains running, though.  Are you there, Ron? Is this the world’s most dangerous commute … Continue reading

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Waterloo

Some inspiring shots of Waterloo station from this site. In 1912.  Wonderful locomotives, and short trains. In 1964.  Green electrics and looks like a rebuilt West Country 4-6-2 departing. In 1971.  Blue-grey coaches and Warship diesels.  But note hoe the … Continue reading

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Festival of Railway Modelling, Peterborough

Simon kindly sent me these pictures of the Peterborough version of the National Festival of Railway Modelling.  I thought of going, but inertia caught up with me! A few pics of Peterborough and a snatched shot of Black Five 44871 … Continue reading

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