We had a slow start to the evening, with Derek the At sunning himself in Portugal, and the Cha(I)rman suffering from an overdose of early milk rounds. The rails looked a bit empty, as Paul was also on holiday, so no long Japanese trains were on display.
Still, we quickly got a small circuit up and running, and the members trickled in, ending up with a healthy 11 present. It was good to see Chris again, and even better, he rejoined, making Mr App’s evening.
Most of the trains running were old favourites, and I think Phil got to run most of his stock….
I tried out one of my Toronto Peter Witts on the main line. Ran like a watch and coped with all our iffy track joints despite its tiny wheels. The photos below have echoes of the Pacific Electric 4 track sections, but with no overhead, of course….
Yesterday, I got modelling (well at least woodworking) again, building a cover for a module to go to Stuttgart. And today I’m waiting for the postman AGAIN, with my new Dapol Class 33 about to drop onto the mat. Must stop spending money….