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A bargain (too) difficult to resist…

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The Model Railways of Oly Turner and Chris Matthews

These last few weeks, I seem to have been inadvertently building my loco and stock collection without intending too, thanks to the efforts of a number of members of the second hand trade!

In a world where the internet is full of words complaining the hobby is dead, and that no one can afford to buy baby trains any more, I thought this would come as welcome news!

To summarise, I was able to pick up a rake of 6 Hornby Vee cement tanks, detailed and weathered, with Instanter couplings fitted along with replacement buffers, along with an as new Heljan class 14 for the grand old sum of £80.00. Then, out of chance while browsing the local toy fair, the chance came up to buy 8 Airfix 16T minerals for £2.00 a pop, with modern metal wheel sets already fitted…

So people, stop typing another message saying you can’t…

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