Tag Archives: Southern Railway

Potpourri #1013

Usual selection of links and photos follow…. Three Bridges in the late 1950’s – judging by the newish Mk II Hillman Minx pulling out of the station yard.  And a Maunsell EMU – perhaps a 4COR or 6PAN in the … Continue reading

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Potpourri #1012

Firstly today, for ESNG members, I’ve been shopping again….. Any ideas? Well, it’s a second-hand Z21 DCC set, with wi-fi.  Just 6 months old, and spotted by Sean on the NGF emporium at a good price.  So, ESNG have invested … Continue reading

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Potpourri #1011 – Off to Taiwan

This delightful set of photos popped up on my Facebook feed.  All in Mandarin, so I am totally unsure of ownership, but nothing on the post.  Just a wonderful set of narrow gauge pictures.  Looks like an ore or coal … Continue reading

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Potpourri #1010

A visit to the January sales….. A new Jinty from NGF for a very reasonable price.  And some reasonably reduced items from The Model Centre.  They are usually expensive, but some good reductions here.  Two Bullied coaches, a Southern Railway … Continue reading

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Potpourri #1009

These pictures popped up on my Facebook feed.  They are full of fascinating detail, from the 1930’s – 1950’s, I guess.  They aren’t attributed, so apologies, as ever, if I have posted something with a copyright attached. The first is … Continue reading

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Potpourri #1008

No, I’m not starting to model French metre gauge lines….  But these three books couldn’t be resisted €12 each.  Full of lovely pictures, including those very French railcars.  Makes the average ‘Pacer’ look like a Rolls Royce…. Modelling postponed yet … Continue reading

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Potpourri #1007

Picking up on some odds and ends from the club….. I finished the last post with a shout-out for the Magic Roundabout.  Phil promptly emailed me….. The Magic Roundabout! Oh, my goodness, me! I was in love with Florence! Phil. … Continue reading

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Potpourri #1006

FineTrax parcel should arrive today.  In the meantime, here are a few inspiring photographs.  As ever, apologies if I have missed the copyright on these. West Croydon station in Southern Railway days.  This station had an interesting layout, and pre-grouping … Continue reading

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The clergy and railways

This came up on an RMWeb thread.  I recall seeing Teddy Boston’s layout in the Model Railway News back in the 1960’s.  It’s a very respectable bit of modelling for that era, and he also build a delightful model of … Continue reading

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Petts Wood, again, and Redhill

Two more excellent Petts Wood photos. Both are by Bryan Hardwick, who gave permission to post them.  They are on one of the link tracks around Petts Wood junction.  My grandparents lived 1/4 mile away, but the bottom of their … Continue reading

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