Tag Archives: railroad

Loop the loop?

From the prototype for everything department.  How about a yard inside a reversing loop, including an engine shed and turntable.  Try Danbury, Connecticut, where there is a full loop at the end of the commuter services from New York.  Lines … Continue reading

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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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Happy New Year 2019!

A Happy New Year to you all!  I hope that it’s a good one and plenty of modelling gets done.  I try not to make resolutions, as they invariably fail, but I do intend to complete a few of the … Continue reading

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Lehigh Valley coaches

A few weeks ago, Simon emailed me…. Did you see that they now have Lehigh Valley? https://www.rapidotrains.com/n-osgood-bradley-coaches-2nd/ Simon I hadn’t seen this, but quickly rectified the situation and ordered one of each number.  I hadn’t really intended to buy more … Continue reading

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A good read

Well, I’ve had more reads of my signing off post, than all my previous interesting ones.  There must be a moral there somewhere. So I couldn’t resist a quick post.  Recommended reading for anyone into BLT’s (branch line termini) American … Continue reading

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