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Tag Archives: Southern Railway
Picture day today. First, a string of pictures ‘borrowed’ from the local community Facebook page. The first picture is fascinating. The background housing looks the same today, but the area to the far side of the main line has been … Continue reading
Living here in deepest Earlswood, we are situated in the triangle between the Brighton main line (at the bottom of the garden of our last house, on the opposite side of our road), and the Redhill-Tonbridge line. One reason for … Continue reading
I’d hoped to report on some more modelling, but it’s been mainly gardening to try and clear most of the jungle before the weather breaks. We’re winning, and got rid of a load of pruned branches to friends and neighbours … Continue reading
Modelling challenge of the day? A train of very small cars pulled by a very small locomotive. This would make a great model. Another more modern modelling cameo – lengths of rail balanced on some platform trolleys. Maybe just before … Continue reading
Tidying up yesterday I discovered (or more accurately rediscovered) some old postcards. Most of these were my fathers, and c.1930 postcards of Southern Railway locomotives. Some of my favourite engines here! Lord Nelson, the largest Southern steam locomotive before the … Continue reading
I wondered about visiting the Longfield show yesterday, but after a busy day on Friday trotting around Chinatown (and discussing wedding plans with my eldest), inertia set in and the armchair was more attractive. And whilst I should have written … Continue reading
Ichabod – the glory has departed. Can you recognise the station? A most distinctive terminus on a curve (clue – it’s well south of Watford.) Answer – Cowes, Isle of Wight
Ron’s back on safari…. Left home this morning to travel up to Waterloo from where I took a train to Wareham. At Wareham I took the train from Waterloo via Salisbury, Yeovil and Weymouth to Corfe Castle. At Corfe I … Continue reading
From Cha(I)rman Allan on Sunday…. Just had a nice train journey from Riddlesdown to Sheffield Park. We were lucky to see Mallard there. But could not get a ride behind him……. Lol Come on! If I made a joke … Continue reading