History · Railways

Final Open Day for Electric Railway Museum Coventry – 8th October

If you are interested in Electric railways, then you might want to get along to the Electric Railway Museum, near Coventry Airport. The museum is set to close due to Coventry City Council giving eviction notice to the museum to allow a new site to be built for Jaguar Land Rover. Thankfully the stock appears… Continue reading Final Open Day for Electric Railway Museum Coventry – 8th October

Model Railway Exhibitions · Model Railways

DEMU Showcase, Burton-Upon-Trent June 3rd-4th 2017

Once again first weekend of June came around and that means DEMU's premier event Showcase, showcasing the best of Diesel & Electric modelling (sometime termed Modern Image by some, though personally I hate that term). Layouts in attendance this year included: Acton Parkway (4mm OO) Alderford (4mm OO) Cripple Sidings (4mm OO) Deadmans Lane (4mm… Continue reading DEMU Showcase, Burton-Upon-Trent June 3rd-4th 2017

Model Railway Exhibitions · Model Railways

Railex, Aylesbury 27th-28th May 2017

As well as being my birthday, 28th May was also the annual Railex show, organised by Risborough & District MRC. Held each year on the May bank holiday weekend, the show attracts some of the finest model railway layouts in the country, offering a blend of high quality layouts and a host of traders to… Continue reading Railex, Aylesbury 27th-28th May 2017

Model Railways · Modelling · Winterbourne Exchange

Ponderings and stuff

After having a rather busy last few weeks with DEMU Showcase and a DEMU airbrush/weathering meetup in Tamworth haven't had much chance to sit and do anything at the newly cleared workbench alas. However, conversations with Natalie have progressed on various aspects of both the Salisbury/Chilmark layout plans and possible subjects for the RMWeb 2011… Continue reading Ponderings and stuff

Model Railways · Modelling

updates and so on

Not been posting on rmweb recently due to personal life issues (mainly health related). But have still been thinking about the plans I have with Natalie. Finally got the 25W soldering iron at the weekend at DEMU Showcase for a better price than I could find online, so was happy, as had to cancel previous… Continue reading updates and so on