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Off my trolley – North Hollywood yet again

Noticed recently that the restoration of the old Pacific Electric / Southern Pacific depot at North Hollywood has been completed and reopened as a commuter café on the Metro Orange Line.  This article gives the details, including: The official grand … Continue reading

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ESNG meeting – 2 March 2017

The layout was very quiet tonight.  A number of us seemed happy just to be social and chat (and what’s wrong with that), and we were missing all Paul’s Japanese stock – as he’s out there at the moment looking … Continue reading

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ESNG exhibtion – 8 April 2017 – coming soon!

Just over a month to go to the ESNG 2017 show.  All is set, and all we need is some local advertising.  The local paper is a bit random, and it’s more difficult these days to place adverts in shop … Continue reading

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Tonbridge MRC show 2017 #2

Now for the larger scales.  First off is Mers les Bains, French metre gauge in 1/32 scale.  Some typically French buildings (including the town brothel on the right) and all the engines and stock scratch built.  There are also plenty … Continue reading

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Tonbridge MRC show 2017 #1

After a busy week, I decided a little model railway therapy was required, so I asked Derek whether he was going to the Tonbridge show.  He was, but was starting early to visit the Maidstone toy fair.  So 7am on … Continue reading

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ESNG meeting – 15 February 2017

Eight members, plus Andy & Lindsay visiting, made a pleasant evening.  The tracks were a little empty, with Paul missing, preparing for his Japan trip on Friday.  But we had some interesting trains running.  I tested a second-hand Farish 03 … Continue reading

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ESNG meeting – 2 February 2017

I was very late getting to yesterday’s meeting, as I had been to a funeral in Catford.  As usual with these events, there was plenty of time afterwards to catch up with the extended family and we left later than expected.  … Continue reading

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