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by Alexander Court
Wed Oct 11, 2017 11:59 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: NRM 2017 00 'Tour' STARTED
Replies: 278
Views: 34761

Re: NRM 2017 00 'Tour' STARTED

Tonights update, Guy has arrived at Siddington Works, he was shunted into the siding beside the shed:
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And a few aerial shots:
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And a brief pause for a breath (as there is a 5 pic upload limit).

Alex
by Alexander Court
Wed Oct 11, 2017 1:46 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: NRM 2017 00 'Tour' STARTED
Replies: 278
Views: 34761

Re: NRM 2017 00 'Tour' STARTED

Here is some Nostalgia for you, dug up a couple of pics of Norma. sadly I own nothing in these pics anymore, how I would love to have D7101 again, ah well, enjoy :mrgreen: 7.JPG 6.JPG After arriving at Dangean, Guy was brought up and captured on a lesser used line passing through Neptune's Halt: 1.j...
by Alexander Court
Tue Oct 10, 2017 1:14 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: NRM 2017 00 'Tour' STARTED
Replies: 278
Views: 34761

Re: NRM 2017 00 'Tour' STARTED

Well, First Pictures Behold :mrgreen: 'Beag' the 0f 'Pug' was sent down to the docks at Dangean to collect 'Guy' ready to deliver to the works at Siddington. 1.JPG 2.JPG 3.JPG 4.JPG 5.JPG Will do a couple of posts with photos on my dioramas tomorrow or the next night if I can but I work late so bear...
by Alexander Court
Sun Oct 08, 2017 5:26 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: NRM 2017 00 'Tour' STARTED
Replies: 278
Views: 34761

Re: NRM 2017 00 'Tour' STARTED

Hello all,
Been busy with work but Guy has touched down safely on Irish metals :mrgreen:
Will try get pics sorted and up tomorrow with a proper post.

Alex
by Alexander Court
Wed Oct 04, 2017 11:36 pm
Forum: Hornby - including Lima, Rivarossi, Jouef, Electrotren
Topic: Where have they gone?
Replies: 44
Views: 2625

Re: Where have they gone?

I have received the following email " Good Morning, I am getting in touch today regarding your most recent order with us. Firstly, I would like to apologise for the delay in fulfilling your order. Following on from our recent stock take, we have become aware of a number of items being offered a...
by Alexander Court
Mon Oct 02, 2017 3:43 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: How many layouts/set ups have you had?
Replies: 26
Views: 1042

Re: How many layouts/set ups have you had?

Wow Alexander. You've been busy! :mrgreen: Did you have time for anything else? :D I fathered two children and got a cat since being in Ireland, it took nearly seven years but I finally succeeded in getting a job which currently means we have 75 euro less a week than we had on the dole so funds are...
by Alexander Court
Mon Oct 02, 2017 11:33 am
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: How many layouts/set ups have you had?
Replies: 26
Views: 1042

Re: How many layouts/set ups have you had?

Let's see...two in mine and my brothers room as kids, a couple in the house we moved to after that and the rest in Ireland in rented accommodation. 1)East Tilbury under bed layout 2)East Tilbury L shape on wall 3)Brockford house under bed ver1 4)Brockford house under bed ver2 (which I refer to as th...
by Alexander Court
Tue Sep 19, 2017 9:35 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Sorting Through 00 Gauge Models.
Replies: 38
Views: 1677

Re: Sorting Through 00 Gauge Models.

I have a mental stock book but thinking I might write it down, I had one a few years back but its changed a lot since then and my Island setting has changed some what that I need to write the railway lines and companies and the places they serve too. But yea I mentally go through my stock book when ...
by Alexander Court
Tue Sep 19, 2017 11:46 am
Forum: Hornby - including Lima, Rivarossi, Jouef, Electrotren
Topic: Christmas wagon 2017 R6825
Replies: 1
Views: 295

Re: Christmas wagon 2017 R6825

Got an email saying my order had been processed, wasn't expecting it til like October, ah well, good thing I actually had the funds in my account.

Alex
by Alexander Court
Wed Sep 06, 2017 1:36 am
Forum: The Workbench
Topic: Siddington Junction Locomotive, Carriage & Wagon Works
Replies: 24
Views: 1615

Re: Siddington Junction Locomotive, Carriage & Wagon Works

'Clancy' the Class 110 starts running trials The newly finished dmu had to wait to be released for trials where she was snapped by a few camera carrying spotters. https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4357/36865328806_a2af173a66_o.jpg https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4388/36656667150_eda2b86803_o.jpg https:...
by Alexander Court
Mon Sep 04, 2017 11:23 pm
Forum: The Workbench
Topic: Siddington Junction Locomotive, Carriage & Wagon Works
Replies: 24
Views: 1615

Re: Siddington Junction Locomotive, Carriage & Wagon Works

Class 110 into the works Using the tools to hand, a craft knife and an old kitchen knife I hacked away at the two bodies using my eyesight and guess work to judge the placement of the cut, resulting in this: https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4336/36202439733_bee0f9d938_o.jpg Some filing was required t...
by Alexander Court
Sat Sep 02, 2017 11:15 pm
Forum: The Workbench
Topic: Siddington Junction Locomotive, Carriage & Wagon Works
Replies: 24
Views: 1615

Re: Siddington Junction Locomotive, Carriage & Wagon Works

The latest project to enter the works, a Class 110 DMU. https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4338/36178395953_094e0ed170_o.jpg https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4347/36178395653_5f542b9605_o.jpg https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4370/36846721271_016a2eaac4_o.jpg (Some shots on 2012's Tonglington Vale layout) Th...
by Alexander Court
Sat Sep 02, 2017 9:44 pm
Forum: The Workbench
Topic: Siddington Junction Locomotive, Carriage & Wagon Works
Replies: 24
Views: 1615

Re: Siddington Junction Locomotive, Carriage & Wagon Works

Time for those photos I said I'd get uploaded of 'Mitch' on shed. Not much to say about it so I will just post the photos. https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4340/36092330424_d7830ae1ba_o.jpg https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4421/36092329634_2d82f47d02_o.jpg https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4396/36092328834...
by Alexander Court
Sat Sep 02, 2017 9:29 pm
Forum: The Workbench
Topic: Siddington Junction Locomotive, Carriage & Wagon Works
Replies: 24
Views: 1615

Re: Siddington Junction Locomotive, Carriage & Wagon Works

Ex-Pat wrote:Nice story-line, and modifications between the pair.


Thanks, hopefully will get to do other variations when I rescue another one of these tanks, I love the way they free roll slightly after cutting power.

Alex
by Alexander Court
Wed Aug 30, 2017 10:54 pm
Forum: The Workbench
Topic: Siddington Junction Locomotive, Carriage & Wagon Works
Replies: 24
Views: 1615

Re: Siddington Junction Locomotive, Carriage & Wagon Works

News from The Works, a tank engine for overhaul for the Beaggleskkelly Colliery Co. This little loco took my eye on Hattons in the preowned section. Being sold as a poorly runner I wasn't going to miss out for £5. Here she is on arrival: https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4364/36437259891_50c0753b94_o.j...

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