Monthly Archives: October 2014

Eurospoor 2014 (3) – UK visitors

A pleasant surprise at Eurospoor was the visiting UK based layouts.  I had seen recently seen two of these at UK shows, but it was good to see them flying the flag for UK layouts.  Firstly ‘Warren Lane’.  You’d think that … Continue reading

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Eurospoor 2014 (2) – European models

Today I’ll post some shots of the best European modelling on display.  We start with Gletsch, a HO-m model of the Swiss metre gauge.  There seemed to be little compression of the station area, and the narrow gauge was allowed … Continue reading

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Eurospoor 2014 (1) – A long day

Yesterday’s trip to Eurospoor has come and gone.  It was an excellent, but very, very, long day.  It’ll take several blogs to do justice to it all.  In summary…. 0609: On Earlswood station to catch the first train of the … Continue reading

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A hectic few days!

I’m supposed to be in semi-retirement, but the last fortnight has been non-stop. I’m off to Lincolnshire for work on Thursday, at zero notice to investigate some flooding crisis, and then on Friday I’ll be at Gatwick at the crack … Continue reading

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A (short) trip on the Docklands Light Railway

A wedding in Shadwell, east London, meant that I had my first trip on the Docklands Light Railway.  OK, so the DLR has been open for years, but this was the first time I had been on it.  We went … Continue reading

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Farnham & District MRC exhibition – 11 October 2014

With no ESNG PlayDay, I took the opportunity to slip over to Aldershot and the Farnham & District MRC 40th Model Railway Exhibition.  I took the opportunity to stop for a late breakfast and coffee, then was held up for … Continue reading

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ESNG meeting – 15 October 2014

Lots of new trains on the circuit tonight.  I ran a ‘new’ second-hand Farish O8 shunter in early BR black that I couldn’t resist.  Next came a test run of my new 5-BEL EMU.  The Brighton Belle looks gorgeous and runs … Continue reading

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