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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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China announces plans for ‘flying train’ that can travel up to 2,500mph

From the Independent….. China announces plans for ‘flying train’ that can travel up to 2,500mph The state-owned China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation (CASC) has claimed it plans to develop the next generation of trains, which can travel at speeds … Continue reading

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The empty railways of America

Before reporting on ESNG exhibiting at the Bluebell Railway, here’s a couple of links to an article I came across on the BBC website, “In pictures: The empty railways of America.” One of photographer John Sanderson’s earliest memories was family … Continue reading

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Back to my childhood haunts

The day before going to Stuttgart, Maxine and I had the privilege of going to the wedding of a Chinese friend of ours.  An interesting experience, with the church service in Mandarin, translated back into English for the few English … Continue reading

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Norfolk, 1960’s

More closed railways.  The East Dereham branch was still open for goods in 1964, and the signal box was in very good condition. The Eastern Counties bus service that replaced DMUs on the line was in the station yard.  The single … Continue reading

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