Category Archives: gauges

Sunshine at Bredgar

Through the woods towards Stony Shaw with Eigiau That freak October heatwave coincided with one of the 2′ gauge Bredgar & Wormshill Light Railway‘s open days, so what better way to round off the summer than an afternoon of small … Continue reading

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Barog, Kalka-Shimla Railway

Uncompressed, this would be about 11’x5′ in 4mm scale. It’s basically a loop, a siding and some reverse curves. There’s a tunnel right at the end of the loop. Almost too convenient. Barog station by Gits’ Pics I really really … Continue reading

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Amberley Rail Gala 2010

In what is becoming a bit of an annual ritual, at the weekend I took my daughter (3) to the excellent Rail Gala at Amberley Working Museum. Don’t worry, she enjoys it! Actually this year she showed a lot more … Continue reading

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There’s no school like the old school pt II

The owners of the cottage at Rhyd Ddu were clearly fans and supporters of the Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Railways. There was a great print of K1 on the wall of the living room, and the traditional holiday cottage bookshelf … Continue reading

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Garratt spotting

One of the advantages (or disadvantages) of a cottage near the WHR is that you get to see the trains a lot. Although, with the two Garratts running the service most of the time, what you actually see is the … Continue reading

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