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Progress on my railway — April 9th 2014

Work has started! The weather has been nice recently, and I’ve been able to get out and make some progress at long last. In this photo you can see the beginning of the curve in the corner of the garden. … Continue reading

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Industrial Archaeology

Archeologists have discovered a waggonway which dates back to 1780 underneath the demolished offices of a shipyard on the river Tyne. In the summer of 2013, thirty metres of waggonway were unearthed some of which was having to be kept … Continue reading

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Bridging the Bering Strait

For centuries, the idea of a tunnel under the English Channel was little more than a dream: it was variously seen as a way of uniting the two countries either side … or as a way to invade. By the … Continue reading

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Brambleton 1st June 2013

Live steam (16mm/ft) on one of the most extensive garden railway layouts in the South of England

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A new garden railway – May 2013

After a year rebuilding the house, and with the weather slowly trying to pretend that it’s summer, we have ventured out into the mud-heap that was once our garden to try and work out what’s going where. This is the … Continue reading

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Indoor garden railway meet

I went along to a winter meeting of the West Hertfordshire group. It’s a bit of an oxymoron to call it an indoor meeting of a garden railway group, but that’s what it is. I can imagine the headlines already: … Continue reading

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New year train videos

Here are a couple of videos of the brand new “L&B” loco, named Lyd, now coal fired, on trial at Boston Lodge and Minffordd on the Ffestiniog railway. and in other news, this time-lapse video shows the replacement of an … Continue reading

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Train Photos

A round-up of other train photos on the internet… Some Swiss metre gauge pictures on Ron Fisher’s Flickr:http://www.flickr.com/photos/train-pix/sets/72157627398038167/http://www.flickr.com/photos/train-pix/sets/72157627401283371/ I’ll be adding to this list as things come my way.

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Coffee Pot weekend at Leighton Buzzard

The weekend of 14th-15th May 2011 saw a festival of vertical boilered locomotives (coffee pots) at the Leighton Buzzard Railway See photos on www.flickr.com and a video: from Andy Sleigh Another video:

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Supplier: Rhos Helyg Locomotive Works

Rhos Helyg Locomotive Works http://www.rhoshelyg.me.uk/index.html

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