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by 50035 Ark Royal
Sun Jul 17, 2011 9:45 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Old Oak Common Hydraulic Heydays.
Replies: 1137
Views: 120381

Re: NSE days old oak now with working signals

Richard, Exeter looks a lot better well done, good job you did not choose 48 as the orange cantrail stripe went even further up the headcode box. :lol: Apologies for my rant re Graf Spee, the truth is i am jealous of your fantasatic layout and your lovely fleet.All them Vacs :D You will be getting n...
by 50035 Ark Royal
Thu Jul 14, 2011 5:29 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Old Oak Common Hydraulic Heydays.
Replies: 1137
Views: 120381

Re: NSE days old oak

Thks chris and Daz yes once in the swing of things they seem to pop up here and there and more signals are planned in. Latest is 50044 has had her plates fitted and has just recieved a satin varnish so hopefully a pic of her and grouped with ajax and achilles can be done by tommorow.( graf spee loo...
by 50035 Ark Royal
Sat Jul 02, 2011 9:31 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Old Oak Common Hydraulic Heydays.
Replies: 1137
Views: 120381

Re: NSE days old oak

Richard, be very careful re 44, Exeter is not a simple renumbering job as is Dauntless, a lot of work involved. Why not have Dreadnought, Collingwwod, Royal Oak(nameplates in different position both sides) can suplly as i have them for a reasonable cost. :D Tiger,Repulse or Bulwark or Defiance to ha...
by 50035 Ark Royal
Fri Jul 01, 2011 7:28 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Re: British Rail 1988 to 1990 - Weathering class 58s
Replies: 162
Views: 29173

Re: British Rail 1988 to 1990 - 50023 is painted

Howe looks the part well, done realy looking forward to the better loco Furious. :D
by 50035 Ark Royal
Thu Jun 30, 2011 11:11 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: QBR (Quarry Bank Railway) ~ Quarry Bank 00
Replies: 822
Views: 55437

Re: QBR (Quarry Bank Railway) ~ Quarry Bank 00

Hi Larry, you could build a super market/shops etc and recreate Dawn of the dead, flesh eating Zombies invade Quarry Bank. :shock: :lol:
by 50035 Ark Royal
Thu Jun 30, 2011 11:07 am
Forum: Real World Railways
Topic: Mk1 coaches in formation with MK2s
Replies: 12
Views: 2183

Re: Mk1 coaches in formation with MK2s

Yes this was common even in the late 80's on NSE Thame and Chiltern M K1's and Mk 2's together reguarly appeared on the Paddington-Oxford/Banbury/Newbury services and also the Summer dated trains to Paignton and Wolverhampton. One very interesting train was the S0 12.10 Penzance which was formed of ...
by 50035 Ark Royal
Mon Jun 27, 2011 7:51 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: QBR (Quarry Bank Railway) ~ Quarry Bank 00
Replies: 822
Views: 55437

Re: QBR (Quarry Bank Railway) ~ Quarry Bank 00

I was going to ask the same, love the dalek i think you need a Vampire :D now to with the grim reaper. I love Vampires, most guys into Zombies, but i prefer Vampires. Also like your Leyland National ,used to go home from School on one many moons ago. :lol: So very fond memories although they used to...
by 50035 Ark Royal
Sun Jun 26, 2011 10:59 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Silver Oak Valley Railway
Replies: 208
Views: 36788

Re: The Llanidloes and Newtown Railway

Nice one :D you finaly succumed to the Hornby Model, no prizes for guessing which one i would have chosen :wink: So is it the rare one in preseved guise with the red backed nameplates? or the LE weathered one? or maybe a complete respray? No 7 or snotvac as some dubbed it was not the best, but certa...
by 50035 Ark Royal
Sun Jun 26, 2011 2:12 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: New to OO, new layout
Replies: 39
Views: 7322

Re: New to OO, new layout

Have to agree with Larry and NSE Daz that is amazing, i thought it was real at first :shock:

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by 50035 Ark Royal
Sun Jun 26, 2011 1:00 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Silver Oak Valley Railway
Replies: 208
Views: 36788

Re: The Llanidloes and Newtown Railway

So Kenny is no 7 Hornby or a Lima model?
Finally you got around to buying your favourite vac.
lets see some pics.
thanks

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by 50035 Ark Royal
Thu Jun 23, 2011 6:20 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Castle Cross - Trains! (P71)
Replies: 1065
Views: 87320

Re: Castle Cross - New Commissions (P50)

Hope you got strong arms and your wall all so strong, display cabinets are heavy and not desighned to be put on and off the wall like a yo yo.
Id leave it where it is as they could easily bring a wall down, i know from bitter experience.
by 50035 Ark Royal
Thu Jun 23, 2011 3:26 pm
Forum: Railway Photographs
Topic: The Fifty 50's The Glory Days late 70's early to mid 80's
Replies: 12
Views: 1465

Re: The Fifty 50's The Glory Days late 70's early to mid 80's

numbnuts846 wrote:Great pics. I have some pics at me mums taken from dainton tunnel mid 80's of the 50's. Will try and get to me mums then scan them on here

Thanks, i will look forward to that. :D
by 50035 Ark Royal
Tue Jun 21, 2011 3:49 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Old Oak Common Hydraulic Heydays.
Replies: 1137
Views: 120381

Re: NSE days old oak

Again guys thks for kind comments. Still feeling like S*** and while like this have been looking at cme (chris) layout on how hes got signals lit and with someone elses idea of using a terminal block head may look into having the amber light lit without costing an arm and a leg and scratchbuilding ...
by 50035 Ark Royal
Mon Jun 20, 2011 11:36 pm
Forum: Real World Railways
Topic: favourite locomotive
Replies: 48
Views: 4617

Re: favourite locomotive

Favourite Class British Class 50 followed by Deltic, Western, Class 37 and Class 33 Favourite all time loco 50035 Ark Royal :wink: Favourite Electric British Class 87 and 73 Favourite DMU 121/DEMU 205 Thumper Steam Probably Bullied Pacific/A4/Duchess or a Castle High speed HST Overseas Diesel 232/24...
by 50035 Ark Royal
Mon Jun 20, 2011 11:19 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Old Oak Common Hydraulic Heydays.
Replies: 1137
Views: 120381

Re: NSE days old oak

Very good pics Richard as per usual, but regarding Lion on a Newbury service :shock: :shock: we all knew it did not know it;s way beyond Laira, Exeter and Waterloo. :lol: More likely it would be at Old Oak for repairs after failing on an up mule at Waterloo. :lol:

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