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2017 and the garden is flurishing

Posted by johnteal , 06 May 2017 - - - - - - · 155 views
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2017 and the garden is flurishing Spring has seen the garden railway revitalized. 



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Back or not back , that's the question

Posted by johnteal , 20 July 2015 - - - - - - · 295 views

Back or not back , that's the question I can't believe how long it has been since I came on here.. Life, two dogs and a house extension have all kept me busy. This week I cleared out the last of the household objects that had been stored in the train shed and got a layout working. Small but large scale ! I added a new receiver and speed controller to a little loco and had a play. The extension...


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painting begins

Posted by johnteal , 14 June 2014 - - - - - - · 303 views
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Today the painting has started.

The silver grey and yellow are spray cans, the black is brush painted to save on masking !

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Metrolink Primer job

Posted by johnteal , 13 June 2014 - - - - - - · 245 views
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The Metrolink has now had several coats of primer with rub downs and fills in between

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I have used a regular "rattle can" car primer and also a High B...


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Overhead gear

Posted by johnteal , 07 June 2014 - - - - - - · 247 views
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A tram needs to be connected to overhead lines to move.. So here we go !

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Metrolink test runns

Posted by johnteal , 17 May 2014 - - - - - - · 274 views




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Roof details

Posted by johnteal , 05 May 2014 - * * * * * · 259 views
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If you see a Metrolink in the street you don't realise how much detail is on the roof !
Below is the view most of us see, in fact this is more elevated than a street view


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But from above there is all sorts of equipment. Its very rare to get a v...


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More front end

Posted by johnteal , 28 April 2014 - - - - - - · 148 views

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Front Windows and cab roof

Posted by johnteal , 12 April 2014 - - - - - - · 171 views

Today the cabs have been given roof lines and window trims






The center power section has some added work too






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