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by Alexander Court
Sun May 06, 2018 10:58 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Lower Muddleston Revisited
Replies: 5
Views: 579

Re: Lower Muddleston Revisited

Sorry for the lack of posting, my access has been some what limited of late, but before I sort, resize and upload and post some pictures of the layout as far as I have it, here are some pics of construction. The foundations: https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4707/28145972099_5b4808792d_b.jpg https://fa...
by Alexander Court
Sun Apr 15, 2018 11:40 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Millsend Layout - OO Gauge Sixties Midland
Replies: 842
Views: 64306

Re: Millsend Layout - OO Gauge Sixties Midland

Got a copy after I landed in the UK to visit family, well done! Your layout does look fantastic.

Alex
by Alexander Court
Sat Jan 27, 2018 11:30 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Lower Muddleston Revisited
Replies: 5
Views: 579

Lower Muddleston Revisited

About three or four years ago I had a twin level layout called Lower and Upper Muddleston (although the upper part was a dead end). This layout had a shed, goods shed, station on a curve and a small cottage. I've returned to the 00 fold properly now and its time to revisit Lower Muddleston. This lay...
by Alexander Court
Mon Oct 23, 2017 12:26 am
Forum: The Workbench
Topic: Siddington Junction Locomotive, Carriage & Wagon Works
Replies: 24
Views: 1907

Re: Siddington Junction Locomotive, Carriage & Wagon Works

While Storm Ophelia was raging a new locomotive was taking shelter at Siddington Works after being treated for some sort of power transmission issue. This is a photo from the works report which shows what they found. https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4482/24014067388_bbc170ef31_o.jpg From outside spott...
by Alexander Court
Sun Oct 22, 2017 1:40 am
Forum: Hornby - including Lima, Rivarossi, Jouef, Electrotren
Topic: Hornby V.R.Z Australian brake van
Replies: 3
Views: 434

Re: Hornby V.R.Z Australian brake van

They are quite rare to find and often sell for a bit, I'd love a few of them to put into different liveries.

Alex.
by Alexander Court
Sat Oct 14, 2017 2:04 am
Forum: Hornby - including Lima, Rivarossi, Jouef, Electrotren
Topic: Where have they gone?
Replies: 44
Views: 2936

Re: Where have they gone?

Still haven't received my Helmingham Hall, emailed yesterday and they very kindly refunded my postage costs, and informed me that they had posted it the day before, I doubt I shall see it til the middle of the week but might get lucky and have it monday, its been 20 days since I clicked order on it ...
by Alexander Court
Fri Oct 13, 2017 1:06 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: NRM 2017 00 'Tour' STARTED
Replies: 278
Views: 45230

Re: NRM 2017 00 'Tour' STARTED

Just a quick post, yesterday those plucky camera wearing spotters caught a glimpse of Guy on his way to the docks (at Neptune's Halt again) but sadly it was too dark, wet and windy at the docks to capture any images of loading onto the ship. 1.jpg 2.jpg 3.jpg 4.jpg 5.jpg I've chucked in a postcard f...
by Alexander Court
Thu Oct 12, 2017 12:05 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: NRM 2017 00 'Tour' STARTED
Replies: 278
Views: 45230

Re: NRM 2017 00 'Tour' STARTED

There, now I have me breath caught, here are the other 5 photos, last set to upload tomorrow night but for tonight a few more shots at Siddington Works:
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With Guy unloaded, serviced and reloaded he was shunted ready for Stepney to take him away again:
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Alex
by Alexander Court
Wed Oct 11, 2017 11:59 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: NRM 2017 00 'Tour' STARTED
Replies: 278
Views: 45230

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: 45230

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: 45230

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: 45230

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: 2936

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: 1236

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: 1236

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...

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