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  1. Great Central, Kris, as I'm sure you meant to say.
  2. Meanwhile, over on the real railway, things are looking up:
  3. The video of that last session is called "A bluebell railway" and only features the 4MT:
  4. Southern Visitors Several Southern visitors arrived one day last week with David, but we couldn't persuade all of them to run well or pose for the camera. But here are some that did both of those things. First it's King Arthur Class "Sir Meliagrance". He was a rather disreputable knight who had a crush on King Arthur's queen Guinevere and kidnapped her, before meeting a very sticky end from the sword of Sir Launcelot. But the loco runs well. Here showing the Drummond tender with which the Eastleigh Art
  5. Take three girls... ...yesterday in the sunshine: First we'll follow Bessie the Black 5: and then Julie the Jubilee (with three types of ex-LMS coaches): and then Stella the BR Standard 4MT, here with ground signals: I couldn't resist another take of 'el classico': Rounding off with another view of the girls t
  6. The Dorking Garden Railway which started nine years ago (and others on the same site) does everything you seem to want: https://www.oogardenrailway.co.uk/index.php?/topic/354-the-dorking-garden-railway/ Go for it!
  7. An exciting day (part 3) We end with a couple of shots of Castle Class "Earl of St Germans" seen hauling a portion of a long distance express from the West:
  8. An exciting day (part 2) This was starting to look like a fantasy diesel gala: Then "Western Harrier" took to the road:
  9. An exciting day (part 1) Yesterday, which was to feature the first visiting locomotives this year, began with a sort of "Escape from Suez" commemorative intermodal train with the Class 66 and the slowly lengthening rake of container flats: And then the first of our exciting visitors appeared:
  10. A trainload of Brexit issues The Financial Times had an article with that headline on 25 March. Obviously trading things across the EU border in general is more difficult now. Here's the model railway related bit: ...Nearly three months after the UK left the EU’s single market, people are finding little to give them hope that difficulties in securing parcels from shops or friends across the border are easing. Many parcels are locked in customs sitting for weeks in vast warehouses near the British border waiting for checks and delivery. Some… never arrive. Others face
  11. Hornby Dublo 2-6-4T video (5 minutes) from the recent running session:
  12. Here's the 5 minute video from that last running session:
  13. Eternal Youth My elderly Hornby Dublo 2-6-4T enjoyed an outing in yesterday's sunshine: More photos in the garden railways section here: https://www.rmweb.co.uk/community/index.php?/topic/84103-dorking-garden-railway-videos-in-00-scale/&do=findComment&comment=4344437
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