Category Archives: ESNG

ESNG meeting – 17 January 2018

A fairly quiet club evening – and sorely missing the Cha(I)rman’s tea making expertise.  But there were some interesting trains on view.  Derek ran this Peco Jubilee and Dapol Gresley coaches.  A mismatch in both time and region, but a … Continue reading

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ESNG meeting – PlayDay 14 January 2018

Just the eight of us at yesterday’s PlayDay, but we had a pleasant afternoon running trains.  We quickly put together a large circuit… And Simon was soon running some USA freight….. Dave brought his quarry along, and was testing locomotives … Continue reading

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Modular model railways – the pros and cons?

Dave emailed me recently about exhibiting our ‘N’ gauge modular layout at local exhibitions.  His comment was (in part)…. Hi – not having much success with exhibitions at the minute. The larger ones don’t seem interested in modular layouts….  We … Continue reading

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ESNG meeting – 3 January 2018

First club night of the new year, and despite the Chairman not being there due to anti-social working hours, 13 members enjoyed a varied procession of trains on the layout.  Mind you, Ian doesn’t look too excited by proceedings in … Continue reading

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Happy New Year! – And on my workbench #3

A Happy New Year to all our readers!  It’s unlikely to be a prosperous one, but wishing you many hours of happy modelling. I was able to spend a number of hours in the railway room over Christmas, slaving over … Continue reading

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2017 in hindsight

At the end 0f 2017, it’s worth a look back and see where my hobby has taken me. It’s been a year of exhibitions.  I’ve visited more model railway shows than in recent years.  Most have been very good, and … Continue reading

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Christmas greetings

Well it’s almost here….  Weeks of manic consumerism culminate in a final spending frenzy.  “Pete 75C” commented on RMWeb…. I thought I’d pop into Tesco at 07:30 to avoid the rush and get a few last minute bits. Good GRIEF. … Continue reading

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