Railway days

O Gauge Guild Spring Show 2019 – Steve’s 009 and 09 Adventure

Saturday the 2nd March gave me a problem. Two exhibitions on the same day. The Norfolk and Suffolk Narrow Gauge Modellers annual show was in Beccles and the O Gauge Guild Spring Show in Kettering. It might have been possible to visit both but my ‘Dad’s Taxi’ duties meant that I didn’t have time. I…
— Read on 009adventure.blog/2019/03/03/o-gauge-guild-spring-show-2019/

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No trams between Sandilands and Birkbeck/Elmers End on Sunday 3 and Sunday 10 March until 4pm @TramsLondon | East Croydon Community Organisation

A bus replacement service will operate between East Croydon and Birkbeck/Elmers End. Transport for London have provided the following summary of the work taking place  Blackhorse Lane bridge Sunday 3 March, between 01:00 and 16:00 Sunday 10 March between 01:00 and 16:00 As part of ongoing work our contractor will be stress testing of the…
— Read on eastcroydon.org.uk/2019/03/01/no-trams-between-sandilands-and-birkbeck-elmers-end-on-sunday-3-and-sunday-10-march-until-4pm-tramslondon/

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Video: Operating Thomas and Sons – Steve’s 009 and 09 Adventure

Pete asked if I could post a video of some stock running on Thomas and Sons. Here it is, click on the image and you’ll be taken to a YouTube video. The lighting is temporary, I’m running ‘consists’ because there are no uncoupling magnets and there’s lots of other things to do, but it is…
— Read on 009adventure.blog/2019/03/01/video-of-trains-running-on-thomas-and-sons/

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Video: Operating Thomas and Sons – Steve’s 009 and 09 Adventure

Pete asked if I could post a video of some stock running on Thomas and Sons. Here it is, click on the image and you’ll be taken to a YouTube video. The lighting is temporary, I’m running ‘consists’ because there are no uncoupling magnets and there’s lots of other things to do, but it is…
— Read on 009adventure.blog/2019/03/01/video-of-trains-running-on-thomas-and-sons/

British History, Buildings I like, Life, travel

Winchester: A Place For Legends – The Southerner Blogs

One uncharacteristically warm and bright Sunday, we decided to finally make a long-awaited trip to Winchester. The town of Winchester is located in Hampshire and is arguably one of the most historically significant places in England.  Winchester was known as Venta Belgarum during the Roman reign and also spent time as a fortified town during…
— Read on thesouthernerblogs.wordpress.com/2019/02/25/mysteries-myths-in-winchester/

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Saffron Walden Exhibition 2019 – Steve’s 009 and 09 Adventure

There was no food in the house this morning. I offered to do the ‘big’ shop in Saffron Walden where there’s a good Saturday market and lots of other shops. My wife was pleased, she likes it when I help out. Honestly though, I may have forgotten to mention that the Saffron Walden Model Railway…
— Read on 009adventure.blog/2019/02/23/saffron-walden-exhibition-2019/