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ESNG meetings – AGM and PlayDay, July 2017

Well, the ESNG AGM went off very well.  11 hardy souls tolerated an evening without running trains, and we had some excellent discussion as to how to take things forward.  Unfortunately the Cha(I)rman was missing, due to the yet another milk round … Continue reading

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ESNG at the Bluebell – 4

Our final post from the Bluebell Railway, again looks at the ‘big’ trains, and my two favourite locomotives from our visit. Firstly, I was delighted to see the Southern Railway ‘Q’ 0-6-0 in steam and even better, it hauled us … Continue reading

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ESNG at the Bluebell – 3

Today, we’ll have a look at some of the other models on display.  Opposite us in the locomotive works, and making an interesting contrast with ERIC the International Tramway Museum, was a 3/4″ tramway layout.  All British trams, picking up … Continue reading

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ESNG at the Bluebell – 2

Today, a few shots of the trains around Sheffield Park.  There were just so many locomotives to admire – some in steam, some awaiting maintenance, and some, like the Schools Class 4-4-0, in pieces. Just outside the locomotive works was … Continue reading

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ESNG at the Bluebell – 1

We spent a very pleasant weekend at the end of June exhibiting at the Bluebell Railway Model Railway show.  Two days playing trains, with the real thing just outside the “exhibition hall”. The models at the Bluebell show are scattered … Continue reading

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ESNG meeting – 22 June 2017

I’d missed too many club meetings with travels and holidays, and was missing the chance to meet with friends and watch the trains go by. Early June we had a working party, where two workers were supervised by two others.  … Continue reading

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Here we go again…..

I’m back!  I’ve appreciated a month break from the blog, but have missed putting my railway thoughts and findings down on ‘paper’.  And a chance to offer modelling challenges like this one (picture picked up from a forum – trust … Continue reading

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