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Ron in Austria #5

Last 2 days A sunny day and a group round trip behind steam on Zillertalbahn from Jenbach to Mayrhofen with 2 hours to kill before return trip. May be another blog tomorrow if I can get into Kitzbuhl before trip … Continue reading

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A railway in the news

Reading more column inches about the tragic Salisbury poisonings, I came across this interesting snippet: The tiny village of Loyga in the Russian far north is not the kind of place you would expect to be at the centre of … Continue reading

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A pot pourri for Thursday

Firstly, my modelling mojo has returned, and an update on my workbench will follow soon.  It’s really a matter of getting into a habit of retreating to the workbench for an hour – or even just a few minutes – … Continue reading

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Ron in Austria #3

Day 4 Rest day so left early to do Achnerseebahn. It was a chilly morning and when I arrived at Jenbach for first train of the day found I had to sit in open sided carriage as compartment coach was … Continue reading

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Ron in Austria #1

A few more of Ron’s holiday snaps – it’s Austria this time!  (And just in time.  I’ve been trying to learn the Templot point planning software, and it’s winning so far.  I was hoping to post about my exploits, but it … Continue reading

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The Jacobite

Brian sent me another of his excellent videos…. Dear All, Having managed to book 4 tickets 6 months ago on The Jacobite, I’ve finally travelled with friends between Fort William and Mallaig! We were extremely lucky weather-wise – and here … Continue reading

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Odd modelling ideas #2314

On my way up to the doctors for a flu jab this morning, checked the London-Brighton main line.  No trains, I’m afraid, but I saw that fall autumn has arrived in the creeper along the retaining wall.  A good model … Continue reading

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