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by manna
Sun Aug 11, 2019 7:29 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Night Mail
Replies: 16
Views: 483

Re: Night Mail

G'Day Gents I drove for the PO, back in 79/80 (long time ago) and some of the rosters when like this, Drive to London, with a truck full of mail, have a break, (whilst your truck was unloaded and reloaded) Drive back to home depot, in my cast Southend on Sea, (both ways, via a set route) the sooner ...
by manna
Wed Jul 17, 2019 10:13 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Gateside and Northbridge - a Concept I can not let Die!!!!
Replies: 728
Views: 78254

Re: Gateside and Northbridge - a Concept I can not let Die!!!!

G'Day Gents

Nice sized loft, but how high ??

manna
by manna
Sat Jun 22, 2019 10:44 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Leicester Fosse (Central) Sishades new epic
Replies: 80
Views: 13362

Re: Leicester Fosse (Central) Sishades new epic

G'Day Gents

I have heard, that Bachmann is to release another version of the Blue Pullman in reversed blue/grey, 800/900BP later this year, along with the long promised V2, we'll see.

manna
by manna
Fri Jun 21, 2019 10:10 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Edgware GN,
Replies: 433
Views: 46613

Re: Edgware GN,

G'Day Gents Thank you for the Replies, pity they all came out a bit dingy, if you'd like a close up of anything ????? I was lucky, mum used to walk us up the Trains when we were kids ( something to do) when I was about six, (1957) to watch the trains go by, so I learnt about them from a early age, u...
by manna
Fri Jun 21, 2019 5:13 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Edgware GN,
Replies: 433
Views: 46613

Re: Edgware GN,

G'Day Gents

And even more

The Classes involved, are, (Deep Breath) B1, C1, C2, C12, D2, D3, D16, E1, G1, G5, J1, J3, J4, J5, J6, J15, J17, J19, N1, O1, P1, Q1, R1, Y4, Y5. Deltic, Sentinal Rail Car, There may be more, can't remember, Diesels and RTR not inc. P1, Has just had a coat of paint.

manna
by manna
Fri Jun 21, 2019 5:05 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Edgware GN,
Replies: 433
Views: 46613

Re: Edgware GN,

G'day Gents

And a few more.
by manna
Fri Jun 21, 2019 5:03 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Edgware GN,
Replies: 433
Views: 46613

Re: Edgware GN,

G'Day Gents

Well here goes, it'll probably take a few pages.

manna
by manna
Thu Jun 20, 2019 8:59 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Steam Trains to Sovereign Street on a 1914 theme
Replies: 139
Views: 7051

Re: Steam Trains to Sovereign Street

Long before the area of Sovereign Street and The Calls became fashionable apartments, restaurants etc. etc. I, as an eight year old, would travel from Dewsbury to Leeds, alone. Get off the bus at the terminus in Sovereign Street and walk along Call Lane and The Calls on my way to the Leeds City Tra...
by manna
Thu Jun 20, 2019 8:55 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Gateside and Northbridge - a Concept I can not let Die!!!!
Replies: 728
Views: 78254

Re: Gateside and Northbridge - a Concept I can not let Die!!!!

G'Day Gents Nice to see you back and planning a new railway, I had loft layouts, when I lived in the UK, but now it's all shed work, no climbing ladders, no bumping heads (except when I duck under the layout), could you no fit a decent shed in the garden, as you get older, it'll only get 'Harder'......
by manna
Thu Jun 20, 2019 8:40 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Edgware GN,
Replies: 433
Views: 46613

Re: Edgware GN,

G'Day Gents

Thank you for your replies, I know 10c sounds warm by UK standards, but here we get used to Temps around 45c, when it gets down to -1c, we really feel it............... :roll:

I'll see what I can do with all my engines, 'On Shed'..........There's going to be a lot !

manna
by manna
Wed Jun 19, 2019 8:30 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Edgware GN,
Replies: 433
Views: 46613

Re: Edgware GN,

G'Day Gents Two updates in a week, he's either mad, busy or bored, probably the first :lol: . No the R1 has had a poor coat of paint, just because I wanted to see what it looked like !! Being a bit cold in Oz, barely made it to 10c today, I stayed in and had a go at the P1, it is now balanced/blueta...
by manna
Sun Jun 16, 2019 9:02 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: 8x4 roundy round- Lemmington - minor update page 14
Replies: 213
Views: 10663

Re: 8x4 roundy round- Lemmington - update page 12

G'Day Gents & master Oliver.

Looking good, But I'll let you in on a secret, trains run on the 'Left'.

manna
by manna
Sun Jun 16, 2019 7:33 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Henley
Replies: 91
Views: 3974

Re: Henley

G'Day Gents

Looking good 'Chops' Love 'Stonehenge'. :D

manna
by manna
Sat Jun 15, 2019 7:05 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: 8x4 roundy round- Lemmington - minor update page 14
Replies: 213
Views: 10663

Re: 8x4 roundy round- Lemmington - update page 12

G'Day Gents & William

Wow, that's coming on, that 'Goods Shed' is excellent, and I like that little 0-4-0.

What you need now is a Brown wagon, covered in coconut........ :lol:

manna
by manna
Sat Jun 15, 2019 3:52 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Edgware GN,
Replies: 433
Views: 46613

Re: Edgware GN,

G'Day Gents Thank you coops for the reply. The R1, is coming along slowly, beading around the tanks, splashers and buffers. A LNER Brake third has been acquired, for the Princely sum of $10, but has required new bogies, new 'Glass' as it was covered in brown paint, and has been 'Teaked', I also had ...

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