Tag Archives: railway

Taking a few days off

Life’s got a bit busy, so I’ll be taking a few days off from blogging. Hope to have some news on N Gauge SouthEast 2020 over the weekend. And here’s a dreadful warning for our larger readers…. Britain’s steepest cliff … Continue reading

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A little whimsey for Sunday

An entry by Railsquid on NGForum caught my eye…. Mate, you wouldn’t know Rule 1 if it came up and punched you in the face. This is Rule 1. We do get a little too serious sometimes…. And today’s modelling … Continue reading

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The Bartlett’s in Berlin – 2019

Back from a pleasant long weekend in Berlin.  We did less tourism than usual, but 34C temperatures does rather discourage trudging the streets, and encourage ice cream and beer and polite conversation.  But here are a few railway (and other) … Continue reading

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The Bartlett’s in Berlin – 3 – repost

Back to the U-bahn.  Looks like we’ll carry on visiting Berlin, as Ruth went for an interview at the immigration department in Berlin and to her great surprise came out with a permanent resident’s visa.  So she’s B**x** proof for … Continue reading

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The Bartlett’s in Berlin – 2 – repost

Larger trains today…… Just next to the Warstrauer Str. U-Bahn station was the S-Bahn station and the DB main lines.  I suppose in UK London terms, the U-Bahn is like London Underground, whilst the S-Bahn is more like London commuter … Continue reading

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The Bartlett’s in Berlin – 1 – repost

We’re off to Berlin again this weekend, so I thought I’d repost pictures from our first visit five years ago – and lots of trams and trains. Maxine and I recently spent a long weekend in Berlin, visiting our eldest … Continue reading

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Loco shed layouts

Interesting link on https://groups.io/g/ngauge  about the design and operation of Lancashire and Yorkshire engine sheds. http://www.lyrs.org.uk/images/uploads/Paper_-_Attock_1924_-_I.Loco.E_-_Locomotive_Shed_Layout.pdf

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