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Berlin – the zoo

Last weekend, we spent our usual summer weekend in Berlin seeing our eldest daughter.  Time for family and tourism – and a few trains in passing.  After last year spending our wedding anniversary looking at trains in the technology museum, … Continue reading

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France 1976

Unusually, my hosts on holiday actually wanted to see some of my old photographs, especially university ones.  These are of a visit to France in 1976, to two monasteries in fact.  One near Rouen, and the other in the Loire … Continue reading

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Engine driver Phil – PS

As a PS to our day on the Mid Hants Railway, here are the photos that Phil sent me.  More evidence that I was there! And an interesting article on the iconic HST 125 units.  I rather liked the comments: … Continue reading

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Engine driver Phil #3

Here we go again.  Back at Arlesford and running around.  Phil has signed his life away on a piece of paper to say that the Mid Hants Railway Ltd is not responsible for anything that happens to him whilst he’s … Continue reading

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Engine driver Phil #2

Meanwhile, back at Arlesford, 9F 92212 is running round…. This view from the footbridge shows the details of a typical Southern lattice post signal.  A pig to build in N – I once managed (most) of a rather simpler rail … Continue reading

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Engine driver Phil #1

Phil of ESNG fame recently had a significant birthday (a large number with a ‘0’ – just the one – on the end) and for a present his family bought him a footplate ride on the Mid Hants Railway, the … Continue reading

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Brian in Germany

A couple more videos from Brian, who writes…. Dear All, Just thought I’d share a couple of the most interesting aspects of my recent trip to the Dampfspektakel in Trier Germany. As part of a RailTrail group we travelled on … Continue reading

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