Monthly Archives: September 2014

ESNG exhibition – April 2015 – update

April 2015 seems a long way away – but I’m sure it will soon be with us.  But I’m relieved to have booked all the exhibits we need by October (barring disasters of any kind, of course).  I think it’s going to … Continue reading

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An interesting van – Cambridge 1975

I’m continuing to sort out my photographs, and scan and move a lot of them into the cloud.  Here’s another batch, taken on Cambridge station in 1975, probably on a trip back home to Kent from university.  It must have … Continue reading

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London stations – two overall roofs

Why is it you never have a camera when you want one.  (Perhaps I need a better mobile phone).  I went to a meeting next to Paddington and had a superb view down to the massive overall roof at that … Continue reading

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Kuranda Scenic Railway

Back to Australia and North Queensland for this post, and a few shots of the Kuranda Scenic Railway.  Wikipedia tells you that: The Kuranda Scenic Railway runs from Cairns, Queensland, Australia, to the nearby town of Kuranda.  The tourist railway … Continue reading

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Back in the still intact UK

Home from Turkey yesterday, having followed the Scotland independence vote on the way home.  I’m not risking any political comment on this blog, but I guess I’m glad it was a ‘no’ – I’m British rather than English.  But I … Continue reading

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ESNG meeting – 17 September 2014

I’m somewhere in the wilds of Turkey as you read this, but here are a couple of scenic views from a year ago to show just how good the countryside is, and what the roads can do to a Land Rover … Continue reading

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From the ridiculous to the sublime (couplers #2)

Of course there is nothing new under the sun.  Looking on the RMweb community and N-gauge forum, I find that people have been making their own transparent Rapido couplers, and that Mathieson fit their PO wagons with them, and offer spares.  I … Continue reading

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