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ESNG meeting – 17 January 2018

A fairly quiet club evening – and sorely missing the Cha(I)rman’s tea making expertise.  But there were some interesting trains on view.  Derek ran this Peco Jubilee and Dapol Gresley coaches.  A mismatch in both time and region, but a … Continue reading

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ESNG meeting – PlayDay 14 January 2018

Just the eight of us at yesterday’s PlayDay, but we had a pleasant afternoon running trains.  We quickly put together a large circuit… And Simon was soon running some USA freight….. Dave brought his quarry along, and was testing locomotives … Continue reading

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Modular model railways – the pros and cons?

Dave emailed me recently about exhibiting our ‘N’ gauge modular layout at local exhibitions.  His comment was (in part)…. Hi – not having much success with exhibitions at the minute. The larger ones don’t seem interested in modular layouts….  We … Continue reading

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ESNG meeting – 3 January 2018

First club night of the new year, and despite the Chairman not being there due to anti-social working hours, 13 members enjoyed a varied procession of trains on the layout.  Mind you, Ian doesn’t look too excited by proceedings in … Continue reading

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On my workbench #2

As Christmas approached, I found the time to tidy up the railway room, and have made a list of projects and tasks for the weeks and months ahead.  Some might be considered as overambitious….. But as a simple warmup exercise, … Continue reading

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ESNG meeting – 20 December 2017

‘Twas the night before Christmas…..  Well almost, and 11 gentlemen escaped for the evening to regain their sanity, run a few trains and eat Miles’ Christmas cake. And it wouldn’t be Christmas without Paul running his Santa Special….. Derek was … Continue reading

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ESNG meeting – 7 December 2017

Christmas is coming, but 11 hardy souls decided that running trains was the perfect escape from the season…. Mind you, Rails of Sheffield’s Advent Calendar has come up with a few good bargains – my unrebuilt Merchant Navy had a … Continue reading

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