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Secretary of the East Surrey N Gauge railway club

ESNG meeting – 20 September 2017 – and Ron’s last day away

Wednesday’s meeting was European night, with just a few British and American interlopers.  People seemed keen to try out their TINGS purchases from the previous weekend. There was a good turnout of members, and we were delighted to have a … Continue reading

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Learn To Love The Process

Yet another thought provoking post by Mike Cougill on the OST blog… I have two thoughts in mind and I don’t know if I can connect them in a coherent narrative. The first is simple, maybe even obvious: you can … Continue reading

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Wisbech & Upwell doodles

Been doodling around with track plans for the Wisbech & Upwell tramway, home to GER tram engines and latterly O4 shunters with side skirts over the motion. It all started with Iain Rice’s ‘Creating Cameo Layouts’ book, where I was … Continue reading

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Ron flies east #2

More from our European rambler, who has reached Germany.  Day 2…. Rail trip to Cochem. Photos show inside and outside of station plus train at platform and Cochem’s road train After time looking round town we were taken to a … Continue reading

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Ron flies east

Ron’s off on his travels to Europe again…. Got on Eurostar at St Pancras only to be told that we were being held as there was a problem in the Chunnel. We finally got away 10 late. On arrival in … Continue reading

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ESNG Exhibition 2018 and beyond….

Exhibition planning is well under way for the ESNG 2018 exhibition, and the first flyers are out…. Layouts on show will include: ESNG N-mod/N-club modular layout West Sussex group N-mod modular layout Forrestone (UK modern) Freshwater (2mm finescale IOW) City … Continue reading

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China announces plans for ‘flying train’ that can travel up to 2,500mph

From the Independent….. China announces plans for ‘flying train’ that can travel up to 2,500mph The state-owned China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation (CASC) has claimed it plans to develop the next generation of trains, which can travel at speeds … Continue reading

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