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Hammant & Morgan Walkabout Controller
I have had two of these excellent controllers for a number of years which have given yeoman service. Recently during a layout rewire I stupidly connected a 16VAC supply to the output leads so the...
 
Here's an interesting map ...
Bristol railways about 1880, from Dr.Day's Bridge Junction to North Somerset Junction. Move the blue slider at the top to see what is there now! ro Explore georeferenced maps - Full Screen - Map...
 
In the news today!
Actually, it's my green flag and I was standing behind the photographer ... Fun and fundraising is back on track now Bulkington’s Neville Boulton has reopened his garden railway.
 
Re: N Gauge - Farish split gear replacements
Try BR LInes: Alan Graham Farish 1977-2000 English Production Spares.
 
Weighting rolling stock
I model in O-scale, and use the little weights you can buy at car bits and pieces shops for wheel balancing.
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Airfix Cutty Sark at Aldi/Lidl for a fiver
They had some basic Hornby starter Train sets in our nearest Branch, a serious modeller would be beyond that stage but it could make present for a young relative whose parents would never consider...
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Hyper realistic operation and signalling - Crap track
So where are all trains?
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End of an era - Waltons will close March 2020
I remember that one - I used it regularly when I got back into model railways after buying my first house more than 40 years ago, and until I emigrated thirty years ago. ISTR it was the same business...
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Anyone remember the title of the Leighton Buzzard mechanical modelling book?
In message , Mike Smith writes postage.
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If anyone still reading this group . . .
A lot of that was because pre-grouping had more colourful paint jobs. When I first started modelling it was early BR era when there was still plenty of stuff in pre-nationalisation livery. But it...
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nice inexpensive downloadable buildings
It's the first time I've come across 3DK. Their range is comparable to kits from who also offer a few free kits, and others that you can pay for and download immediately. I've also tried kits from...
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Revisiting the Road Rail Tank Project
Hello all I was looking for any possible info on the internets about the 31 Guinness Tanks built by BR 1951-1955 and I've stumbled across posts made by Mike Smith, I think he's the one with the long...
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Modelling accuracy - a valuable resource
Just been watching the old BW film, Waterloo Road. What a valuable record of the railways and all their furniture are these old films!
 
3 rail track , transformers and running
I am thinking of starting a layout with 3 rail locos etc from Marklin , Trix , Hornby Dublo ,JEP and SMCF Can they all run on the same track and what would be the best transformer ? Many thanks for...
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Signalling query
I have a signalling query for a layout I am constructing. Consider a terminal station built by one company (LSWR for example). Some years later another company (say GWR) builds another line to the...
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