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by burnie
Tue Sep 18, 2018 9:32 pm
Forum: Real World Railways
Topic: Brum goes chuff chuff
Replies: 2
Views: 56

Brum goes chuff chuff

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/uk-englan ... s-mainline
Hopefully more locos and rolling stock to be brought up to full working order.
by burnie
Tue Sep 04, 2018 8:58 am
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: More eBay nonsense...........
Replies: 1187
Views: 125474

Re: More eBay nonsense...........

I tend to buy from Rails site on ebay these days, I make an offer under the asking price and they accept it, feels like I got a good deal, although in reality I was probably fleeced, they do fix problems though, so I'll stick with them.
by burnie
Tue Aug 28, 2018 10:31 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Planning
Topic: Acton North - the rebuild
Replies: 7
Views: 459

Re: Acton North - the rebuild

Good luck with this, will follow with interest.
by burnie
Tue Aug 28, 2018 10:22 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Gateside and Northbridge (Incorporating the Allanshaw Inglenook)
Replies: 511
Views: 54439

Re: Gateside and Northbridge

Great looking railway Jim, they just don't make lofts big enough in Scotland do they?
by burnie
Tue Aug 28, 2018 10:16 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Great Central in and around Leicester
Replies: 16
Views: 487

Re: Great Central in and around Leicester

Thanks Jim, I was lucky enough to grow up close to this part of the line, hence me modelling it and from a modelling point of view, a great line to run as there was such a variety of trains and locos pulling them. I am working in the period 1955 to 1965, so this will allow all sorts of modelers lice...
by burnie
Mon Aug 27, 2018 10:00 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Great Central in and around Leicester
Replies: 16
Views: 487

Re: Great Central in and around Leicester

Just a post to let you know I'm still here, but with the heat of the summer, no modelling done for a while, some more station canopies ordered to progress that and I've started looking for rolling stock additions too. Did run all the loco's round the other week when the grand children came for a loo...
by burnie
Mon Aug 27, 2018 9:52 am
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Preowned windfalls
Replies: 77
Views: 5408

Re: Preowned windfalls

When I first saw this thread title I thought someone was modelling apples...………………….I'll get my coat.
by burnie
Sat Aug 18, 2018 4:29 pm
Forum: Real World Railways
Topic: The final day of steam
Replies: 12
Views: 236

Re: The final day of steam

During my apprenticeship in the 1960's we had quite a few people come from the railways as the Great Central was shut down, many had some amusing tales, usually involving going in pubs whilst their train was waiting on a siding for a signal etc. I think health and safety was a bit different back the...
by burnie
Tue Aug 14, 2018 4:43 pm
Forum: Railway Photographs
Topic: And the next photo will have...(real railway version)
Replies: 822
Views: 59532

Re: And the next photo will have...(real railway version)

Something in better shape(never seen such a highly polished steam loco)
ImageBM1K6921 by tigerburnie, on Flickr


Next something just as shiny..
by burnie
Fri Aug 10, 2018 9:42 am
Forum: Welcome / Terms And Conditions / Guest Book
Topic: Just saying hello
Replies: 13
Views: 338

Re: Just saying hello

You'll be needing at least one of these then...………………..

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Hornby-R3415 ... SwXtNaXh0f
by burnie
Thu Aug 09, 2018 8:35 pm
Forum: Welcome / Terms And Conditions / Guest Book
Topic: Just saying hello
Replies: 13
Views: 338

Re: Just saying hello

Hi Tim, I used to travel by train from Leicester back then, are you planning mainline station or branchline?
by burnie
Sun Aug 05, 2018 11:28 am
Forum: Railway Photographs
Topic: IOWSR "All island locos together"
Replies: 1
Views: 120

Re: IOWSR "All island locos together"

Great shots
by burnie
Thu Jul 12, 2018 11:53 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Kidneston
Replies: 18
Views: 675

Re: Kidneston

That looks excellent work, you do learn a lot when you first build don't you? I doubt I will ever dismantle my GC layout, the lessons learnt may not make another shot.
by burnie
Sun Jun 24, 2018 8:02 pm
Forum: Railway Photographs
Topic: And the next photo will have...(real railway version)
Replies: 822
Views: 59532

Re: And the next photo will have...(real railway version)

This 9f has the air pumps for the Consett - Tyne docks iron ore trains, I cannot remember where I took this photo.

2-1-2010_012.jpg



Steam working hard for the next shot
by burnie
Wed Jun 20, 2018 3:53 pm
Forum: Welcome / Terms And Conditions / Guest Book
Topic: Doing some research
Replies: 16
Views: 371

Re: Doing some research

Who/what is the research for?

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