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‘Allan, I’ve a feeling we’re not in Stuttgart anymore.’ #3

Another day, another line…. Went on the Taka line today. Another one to cross off my bucket list. Will have to come back to do the Oakhampton line. They had an opening day yesterday. But it’s not open to the … Continue reading

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‘Allan, I’ve a feeling we’re not in Stuttgart anymore.’ #2

Meanwhile, somewhere out west….. Day three a quick trip down to Collets Model Shop in Exmouth. Then spent the afternoon sitting at Dawlish Station watching trains and the works on the sea wall. Dawlish. You can’t visit Dawlish without visiting … Continue reading

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‘Allan, I’ve a feeling we’re not in Stuttgart anymore.’ #1

We should have been enjoying a little visit to Stuttgart this weekend, but having decided that it wasn’t wise to go there due to the high UK rates, we now find that Germany is as bad as the UK (almost.)  … Continue reading

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Potpourri #1038

Now here’s a modelling challenge for you – lots of water involved! It makes the Volks Railway depressingly normal… I do like Jago Hazzard – so here’s his take on the ‘Drain’.¬† Useless fact – the units on the Waterloo … Continue reading

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Ron – the Great Escape! Day 7

Last day of the holidays….. An overcast day. This morning we took the boat from Interlaken to Brienz. Was thinking of taking train to the Rothorn but the train was full and 90 minutes wait for next one and the … Continue reading

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Ron – the Great Escape! Day 6

Just a quick touristy report from Ron today…. Highlight of the trip a visit to Jungfraujoch. Came up through cloud and can now see mountains rising ftom the clouds One more day to go, with some trains….

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Ron – the Great Escape! Day 5

Another day, another spot of tourism…. Overcast with outbreaks of rain. Free day. Whilst majority of party headed to Murren and the Schilthorn, I went to Luzern for a round boat trip to Vitznau. Turned out I made the right … Continue reading

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Ron – the Great Escape! Day 4

An interesting day out – though not entirely sure that the weather has improved! Started wet saw some snow (see below) and ended up sunny. Group trip up Schyniger Platte. On way up passed through cloud and saw snow on … Continue reading

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Ron – the Great Escape! Day 3

Ron continues to enjoy great British weather…. in Switzerland! Woke up to heavy rain and excused myself from group trip to Interlaken, using my free passes went through Lotschberg base tunnel to Brig then along Rhobe Valley to Lausanne and … Continue reading

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Ron – the Great Escape! More Day 2

Trains at Spiez…. At Brig…. Trams at Berne….. And Ron’s hotel – the well appointed Hotel Alpenblick Wilderswil…

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