Model Railway Exhibitions · Model Railways

Scalefour Society AGM, Watford 18th June 2017

The Scalefour Society AGM moves around the country each year, with the North London Group hosting it this year with a small show. DEMU were invited to the show and so Natalie and myself set off to set up the stand on what proved to be a very hot day. The show was fairly quiet… Continue reading Scalefour Society AGM, Watford 18th June 2017

Model Railways · Small P4 Layout

Further curvature thoughts…

A bit of further planning has resulted in some plan changes around the curves, mostly around the case of the points/crossover areas. The image below illustrates the changes made. The notes on it are for using it as a print out to discuss things at ExpoEM tomorrow and Sunday. The sidings at the bottom right… Continue reading Further curvature thoughts…

Model Railway Exhibitions · Model Railways

York Model Railway Show 2017

For the 2017 Easter weekend, the York model railway show was held. Held once again at York Racecourses over 3 days. This year was the first time Natalie and myself had attended for a number of years for a variety of reasons (usually distance/financial). DEMU were struggling for people to work their stand for the… Continue reading York Model Railway Show 2017

Model Railway Exhibitions · Model Railways

Leamington & Warwick MRS Show 2017 & Open Day

The first show attended in 2017 was the Leamington & Warwick's model railway society's annual show. This is usually an excellent show. Natalie and myself attended both days, organising the DEMU stand. We thankfully had some much welcome help from other members this year. Photos of the DEMU stand: A highlight of the show was… Continue reading Leamington & Warwick MRS Show 2017 & Open Day

Model Railways · Modelling · Woolwich Dockyard

First baseboards get built!

So this weekend just gone was DEMU Showcase, and I picked up the first of several (I'll get more in September at Scaleforum) baseboards from Tim Horn. Also visible is the star wars wall plaque I got as a gift for my other half (he's a big star wars fan!).   Thats all for now.… Continue reading First baseboards get built!

Model Railways · Modelling · Woolwich Dockyard

Woolwich Dockyard/Charlton Junction in P4

So, as some who follow this blog will know I've been working on a layout plan for the Woolwich Dockyard and Chalrton Junction area of South East London. I thought I'd bring the blog upto date a bit with all the details for the plan so far.   Key points of interest:   NSE 1988-1994… Continue reading Woolwich Dockyard/Charlton Junction in P4