Category Archives: preservation

Norfolk Enchants

A family holiday to a fantastic art deco (ish) house on the cliffs at Sheringham in Norfolk. The standard gauge North Norfolk Railway runs from and through the centre of town, but the more interesting one to gain “achievement unlocked” … Continue reading

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Slightly delayed, the 2010 W&L gala

Delayed both in the sense that this blog post is a week after the fact, and the timetable at the gala itself didn’t quite go to plan. Not that I’m complaining! It was a great event, as usual, and the … Continue reading

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Onward through the Aberglaslyn

On Wednesday we finally got to our proper journey on the Welsh Highland Railway, from Rhyd Ddu down to Pont Croesor. The latest extension across the farmland reclaimed from the Glaslyn estuary has only recently opened, and brings the railway … Continue reading

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Non NG blog links shock!

I’ve added a few blogs to my link list recently which interested me even though they are not necessarily focused on narrow gauge. It’s a dangerous precedent. Anyway, maybe they will interest you too! A Curator’s Life – Anthony is … Continue reading

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When I grow up I want to be…

…well, it’s an obvious answer isn’t it? This Baguley-Drewry diesel mechanical is described as a “60hp” type but the engine is actually rated at 72hp. It was built around 1980 for the internal 2’6″ gauge network at Royal Naval Armaments … Continue reading

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