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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 Exhibition 2017 #4

The Kato Racetrack had (I think) 14 independent circuits to run all of Paul’s bullet trains and some other trains as well. Another small shunting layout, Tunbridge Yard West  is a 4ft x 1.5ft, modern image, layout set in the early 90s … Continue reading

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ESNG Exhibition 2017 #3

Also in the corridor was Kuritu.  It’s unusual in three ways. It’s Japanese, it’s an inter-urban railway, and it has been designed to be viewed from both sides. A simple design, but it just ‘oozes’ Japan. Ian Lamkin lives just up … Continue reading

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ESNG Exhibition 2017 #2

A feature of ESNG shows is ERIC the Roundhouse.  We try to have ERIC appear in a new guise for each show – recent themes have been a PW depot, locomotives seen in Redhill, Japanese locomotives, and Lehigh Valley diesels.  However, … Continue reading

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