Tag Archives: Germany

ESNG meeting – 2 November 2017

It turned out to be a busy night, with 13 members turning up through the evening.  We weren’t expecting Paul and Honest John, who were off to Eurospoor the following morning, but both were there for much of the evening. … Continue reading

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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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Ron’s Rambles #2

More of Ron’s pictures, this time from Leipzig.  First, the railways.  Seeing the ‘McCafe’ reminds me that the inventor of the Big Mac died this week, age 93.  Perhaps he never ate his own invention to get to that age!  … Continue reading

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Ron’s Rambles #1

A new contributor to the blog for the next couple of days – Ron Dawes, brother of Allan.  Ron is on safari in deepest Germany, around Leipzig and Hanover, I think, visiting an eclectic mix of Christmas markets and stations.  So welcome, Ron, … Continue reading

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A prehistoric station?

If you’re a German modeller, how about this for a station name?  I suppose, obviously enough, they named the species after the place it was first found.  The plan comes from the Sporenplan site with lots of mainly continental track layouts.  The … Continue reading

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