Railways

Electric Railway Museum Open Day Visit – 9th July 2017

On the weekend of 8th/9th July 2017, the Electric Railway Museum opened it's doors to the public once again. Natalie and myself visited on the Sunday (9th), with the aim to take photographs of the Bulleid design 4SUB unit and the Class 457 car (67300), as well as to take photos for a modeller working… Continue reading Electric Railway Museum Open Day Visit – 9th July 2017

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Electric Railway Museum Coventry to close

The following appeared yesterday on the ERM's facebook page: *COVENTRY ELECTRIC RAILWAY MUSEUM SITE TO CLOSE* The Trustees & Volunteers have met today to discuss the future of the ERM site in the light of a recent meeting with Roxhill who are going to develop the land for commercial purposes. We have reluctantly decided that… Continue reading Electric Railway Museum Coventry to close

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 · 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!