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AN ARM1G IN PLASTIC

AN ARM1G IN PLASTIC

Moving from ‘0’ Gauge to Gauge 1 gave me the opportunity to join the ranks of the many ‘live steam’ enthusiasts, and having completed two Barrett kits, and a third well on the way, my mind turned to making a radio controlled, battery powered locomotive. I admit to not having a clue how radio control, or indeed anything to do with electronics, operate. Wiring a 3 pin plug is about the extent of my knowledge! Added to this I don’t have a workshop to produce any scratch built models.

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Tysley Locomotive Works GWR Weekend

Tysley Locomotive Works GWR Weekend

The weekend of the 24th and 25th of October a Special weekend at Tysley Locomotive Works when they played host to two famous Great Western Railway locomotives. They were a King class locomotive ‘King George V’ and a city class locomotive the ‘City of Truro’, both were on there way from the National collection in York to take part in the Swindon Festival. They are both to be exchanged with GWR Star class locomotive ‘Lode Star’ and the GWR Railcar.

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Guildex 2015

Guildex 2015

Sunday 6th September saw my annual pilgrimage to Guildex at Telford. In other years I have come away a little underwhelmed but this year was different. There were some fabulous layouts and some new innovations to look at. It was the usual collection of traders but one really stood out for me.

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