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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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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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Tinkers Park 2017 #2

The full size exhibits had plenty of interest, and there were some well preserved items.  However, it was sad to see others in a poor state of repair, rusting away.  There were interesting bits of metal all over the site … Continue reading

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Tinkers Park 2017 #1

The Tinkers Park Model Railways Plus show did what it said on the can – a reasonably sized model railway show, plus full sized trains, traction engines and road vehicles.  Derek and I visited on the Saturday, so missed the … 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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