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ExpoEM Spring – 13th-14th May 2017 – Bracknell

D827 Model Railways

The weekend of 13th and 14th May saw the EM Gauge Society hold their annual show once again. Again it was held in Bracknell.

Natalie and myself attended once again, this time helping staff the DEMU stand over the course of the weekend.

The show usually has some of the best fine scale layouts on offer, and didn’t dissapoint. With Swaynton impressing as well as London Road.

With most of the weekend spent on the DEMU stand I got on with more work on my 4EPB and 2HAP projects using Replica and Dart Castings/MJT parts. I also took the opportunity to make alterations to one of my sets of EMU translator coaches (available from Invicta Model shop for £29.99).

The EMU translator coaches, as supplied by Invicta (made by Bachmann) have Commonwealth bogies and end gangways, which is incorrect. I fitted (with some widening of the opening) some EMU bogies…

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