Category Archives: Out and about

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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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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Old Oak Common 111 #2

There were more steam locomotives on display than I expected, and that were in the original published list.  BR ‘Britannia’ Pacific’s are a personal favourite.  When I was returning to primary school after lunch, I often used to see the … Continue reading

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Old Oak Common 111 #1

Last Saturday, I visited ‘Old Oak Common 111’ that celebrated 111 years of the west London depot – once home to GWR steam locomotives – ahead of the demolition of part of the existing facility. It marked the introduction of … Continue reading

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