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An expensive Sunday video

In case you missed it on RMWeb – $2,000,000 worth of damage, and that’s just to the cars.  Now, this would be a challenge to model?  

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Sad to see a rail closure

Sad to see, Kerr’s Miniature Railway is closing after 85 years.  It has been a feature of Arbroath’s seafront since 1935, but there has been a decline in visitor numbers over the last decade. Hopefully, the rolling stock will find a … Continue reading

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Ron escapes from the frozen north

And to quote the late, great, Jimi Hendrix – “Still raining, still dreaming!” Another cold rainy day. Here are photos of Blackpool North one of which was taken from Sainsburys Cafe opposite station. Yes, it’s a real British seaside holiday…. … Continue reading

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Ron and the typical British seaside holiday

Yes, it’s been raining! Went down to breakfast this morning and sat in a sea front window to watch the rain coming down. Weather improved during the day but I went down to town for an early evening meal and … Continue reading

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Ron does like to be beside the seaside…..

Searching for the only place in the country that Boris allows us to travel to, Ron decided on a quick trip to Blackpool.  I can’t resist quoting Jethro Tull from 1971 (I was still at school – just – and … Continue reading

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Chinese steam and lousy trackwork

Brian sent me this excellent link to a Chinese narrow gauge coal line.  The trains are on their last legs and the tracklaying is even worse!  No doubt now long gone.  However, the surroundings are a charming mix of the … Continue reading

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Ron’s Rovings – last day

Good call, Ron, getting out and about when we were all melting at home! After days visiting family and friends and a planned quiet weekend I did one last journey today as the weather was hot and sunny. Travelled up … Continue reading

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Ron’s Rovings – day 7 – Sun, sea and bus stations

A little closer to home today…. Set out this morning to catch first off peak train to Brighton. From there I travelled by bus to Portsmouth changing at Littlehampton and Chichester even though all 3 buses were on route 700. … Continue reading

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Ron’s Rovings – day 6 – Up north

To the frozen north! Another long journey today. Left home to catch 0904 from Euston to Liverpool Lime Street. Had a short walk into the city and thanks to the Government scheme to help the hospitality sector I walked into … Continue reading

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Ron’s Rovings – day 5 – on the buses!

Still short of blogging ideas, and coming down from watching Arsenal win the FA Cup, again.  So thank you Ron, for a few more pictures….. A day spent mainly on the buses. Walked down to Tesco’s thing morning and caught … Continue reading

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