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by piermaster
Fri Nov 15, 2019 1:22 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: I've been away for some time!!
Replies: 5
Views: 387

Re: I've been away for some time!!

Thank You 'Bufferstop'!

I've got nine shows next year with this and one of them shouldn't be too far from you? - Midarc, Wombourne 7/3/20

Dave Carson
by piermaster
Wed Nov 13, 2019 10:59 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: I've been away for some time!!
Replies: 5
Views: 387

Re: I've been away for some time!!

Thanks Glencairn, Just done yet another revamp on New Walmington Pier principally adding a photo backscene of Beer Cliffs from Seaton and then reversing the photo and having it printed with cliff base above the pier deck to give depth to the bay, then divided the expanse of beach with my 'sea' using...
by piermaster
Wed Aug 21, 2019 7:03 am
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Wanton Vandalism of layouts
Replies: 90
Views: 4227

Re: Wanton Vandalism of layouts

Nothing has changed here on NRMF, still wandering well off topic and still doing character assassinations. What lives you lead!!
by piermaster
Tue Aug 20, 2019 9:24 am
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Wanton Vandalism of layouts
Replies: 90
Views: 4227

Re: Wanton Vandalism of layouts

If you don't like the truth, then get rid of me!
by piermaster
Tue Aug 20, 2019 8:08 am
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Wanton Vandalism of layouts
Replies: 90
Views: 4227

Re: Wanton Vandalism of layouts

Other forums and social media groups have locked this subject on their threads for three main reasons: 1, The whole hobby is getting sick of reading the ramblings of the ‘hang them flog them shoot them’ brigade. 2. Why have several hundred or even several thousand responses all saying the same thing...
by piermaster
Sun Jul 21, 2019 1:16 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: I've been away for some time!!
Replies: 5
Views: 387

I've been away for some time!!

Hi All, Only the older members may remember me as I was on these forums for some time until recent years and dropped away due to various circumstances. I'm now back with two layouts doing the exhibition circuits: New Walmington Pier is a 009 Edwardian seaside pier with its own tramway and is now 18 ...
by piermaster
Sun May 26, 2019 11:31 am
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Wanton Vandalism of layouts
Replies: 90
Views: 4227

Re: Wanton Vandalism of layouts

Once charged they will appear before a Youth Court, As more than £10,000 worth of damage has been done then the case has to be heard at Crown Court. None of us can be 'Judge, Jury, Executioner' in this issue and nor should we allow that happen in public forum, even in the Facebook Groups that I admi...
by piermaster
Sat May 25, 2019 3:13 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Wanton Vandalism of layouts
Replies: 90
Views: 4227

Re: Wanton Vandalism of layouts

According to Lincolnshire Police tweets, Cambridgeshire Police Dog Unit and a Lincs ARV (Armed Response Vehicle) attended the scene. No prizes for guessing the state of those cretins underwear when faced with four stones of psychopathic police dog and a couple of armed coppers!!!
by piermaster
Thu Jul 20, 2017 5:36 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: New Walmington Pier regauged!!
Replies: 3
Views: 746

Re: New Walmington Pier regauged!!

Thank You. The Pier will be exhibited at the Festival of Model Tramways at London Museum of Water & Steam (was Kew Bridge Steam Museum), Green Dragon Lane, Brentford TW8 0EN. On Saturday & Sunday 22 and 23 July.

by piermaster
Sat Mar 18, 2017 7:24 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: New Walmington Pier regauged!!
Replies: 3
Views: 746

New Walmington Pier regauged!!

My 17 years old micro layout 'New Walmington Pier' has been regauged to 9mm gauge and the stock is now a Shapeways Southend Pier 'Toastrack' car and a Japanese freight tram adapted to a stores car.

Full details on http://www.newwalmingtonpier.com
by piermaster
Sat Mar 18, 2017 7:11 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Essellty - a micro-layout
Replies: 58
Views: 11532

Re: Essellty - a micro-layout

Since my previous post, Essellty did shows at: 2014: Basingstoke & N Hants MRS, Chelmsford & District MRC, Sawbridgeworth Memorial Hall, Rushden Community College, 31A (Cambridge) MRC. 2015: Market Deeping MRC, Royston & District MRC, Lutterworth Railway Society, Broadland MRC. 2016: Lut...
by piermaster
Fri Sep 11, 2015 1:06 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: FAVERSHAM MRC EXHIBITION 12th SEPT '15
Replies: 1
Views: 352

Re: FAVERSHAM MRC EXHIBITION 12th SEPT '15

Regret that due to illness I have to drop out with 'Essellty'.
by piermaster
Sun Jun 21, 2015 8:15 am
Forum: Real World Railways
Topic: Southport Pier
Replies: 19
Views: 2578

Re: Southport Pier

The three generations of Southport Pier trains: http://i206.photobucket.com/albums/bb303/piermaster/Southport%20Pier/0051aSouthportPier_zps4f5c8153.jpg 1ft 11.25ins gauge 'Silver Belle' diesel locos (1953-1971). Now at West Lancashire Light Railway, de-engined and converted to passenger stock. http:...
by piermaster
Wed Jun 17, 2015 8:20 pm
Forum: Real World Railways
Topic: Southport Pier
Replies: 19
Views: 2578

Re: Southport Pier

Closed earlier this month due high maintenance costs and council cut backs. The car is currently locked up at the pier head pending removal for scrap, it saw less than 10 years service.
by piermaster
Thu Mar 05, 2015 6:08 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Stowmarket Railway Club Exhibition - 26/04/15
Replies: 0
Views: 388

Stowmarket Railway Club Exhibition - 26/04/15

Stowmarket Railway Club holds its annual exhibition on Sunday 26 April, 10.30-5.00 at

Mid Suffolk Leisure Centre
Gainsborough Road
Stowmarket
Suffolk IP14 1LH

Admission: Adults - £4, Seniors - £3, Children - £2.

17 layouts, 13 traders.

Full details on http://www.stowrailclub.org.uk

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