Monthly Archives: February 2017

Hindsight is perfect….

A few quotes from the February 1975 Modern Railways show that a lot can happen in 40 years, most of it beyond one’s wildest dreams.  From an article on the “London Rail Study”, a government appointed team looking at railways … Continue reading

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Another prototypical Minories…..

Reading the July 2011 Railway Modeller, I came across another ‘almost’ Minories design, and a very attractive one at that.  This is the ex-LSWR station of Windsor and Eton Riverside.  Windsor had an LSWR and a GWR terminus, both angling, … Continue reading

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Good, bad or ugly?

A letter from the October 2011 British Railway Modelling…. No room for graffiti One of the many reasons I have for subscribing to BRM is that you not only inspire and inform but give food for thought in an adult, … Continue reading

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Tonbridge MRC show 2017 #2

Now for the larger scales.  First off is Mers les Bains, French metre gauge in 1/32 scale.  Some typically French buildings (including the town brothel on the right) and all the engines and stock scratch built.  There are also plenty … Continue reading

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Tonbridge MRC show 2017 #1

After a busy week, I decided a little model railway therapy was required, so I asked Derek whether he was going to the Tonbridge show.  He was, but was starting early to visit the Maidstone toy fair.  So 7am on … Continue reading

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Ramble on Ron #3

The weather is still the same!! Woke up to find a new dusting of snow with low cloud/mist. During my travels it was sunny but cold. Returned to hotel to find weather as it was this morning. Today travelled via … Continue reading

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ESNG meeting – 15 February 2017

Eight members, plus Andy & Lindsay visiting, made a pleasant evening.  The tracks were a little empty, with Paul missing, preparing for his Japan trip on Friday.  But we had some interesting trains running.  I tested a second-hand Farish 03 … Continue reading

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