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Re: The NEW Wenchford Railway

Postby trainsandco » Tue Jun 01, 2010 1:09 pm

PeterH wrote:It was very late when we were making that trip - long past your bedtime.


what? about 4am?
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Re: The NEW Wenchford Railway

Postby PeterH » Tue Jun 01, 2010 1:20 pm

More like 21:00 actually, or nearabouts. Wasn't really paying attention to the time, stopwatch much more important.
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Re: The NEW Wenchford Railway

Postby PeterH » Mon Jun 07, 2010 9:21 pm

Here is a video of my visit to Wenchford on the last day of May.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lb_Wac06npo
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Re: The NEW Wenchford Railway

Postby trainsandco » Mon Jun 07, 2010 9:34 pm

niiiice
Henley on Thames in the 30's

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Re: The NEW Wenchford Railway

Postby hedgefordpete. » Wed Jun 09, 2010 11:24 pm

i have just found the wenchford railway, old and new. how many are on the team to build and operate this layout? i enjoyed the sound effects on the first set of photo,s and the breeze block and pint glass scenery in the second set...i have just completed laying the track for my 8ftx6ft oo layout in the shed,now comes the tricky bit,filling in all of the gaps.at least all the trains run even if it is still over naked tracks.with inspiration from the likes of the wenchford railway things can only improve..
my best regards, pete.

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Re: The NEW Wenchford Railway

Postby Pedanticmongrel » Thu Jun 10, 2010 12:06 am

hedgefordpete. wrote:i have just found the wenchford railway, old and new. how many are on the team to build and operate this layout? i enjoyed the sound effects on the first set of photo,s and the breeze block and pint glass scenery in the second set...i have just completed laying the track for my 8ftx6ft oo layout in the shed,now comes the tricky bit,filling in all of the gaps.at least all the trains run even if it is still over naked tracks.with inspiration from the likes of the wenchford railway things can only improve..
my best regards, pete.


thanks pete, it's my layout but i have had help in certain aspects from other forum members and the layout can be operated by one or by 2 as it is now and it's always good to have company to make it more fun to operate/ I hope your layout is going well, got a thread up yet?
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Re: The NEW Wenchford Railway

Postby Pedanticmongrel » Fri Jun 18, 2010 10:16 pm

Recently my father found his father after over 40 years of no contact, and now I have started to get to know my grandfather for the first time, an odd experience. Turns out he is also into model railways and has passed on a few items to me, these are 3 of them, both Battle of Britain's have names associated with his past, Tangmere as he was based there during his time in the RAF and Winston Churchill as he work as a policeman at No10 for a short time and met the then Prime Minister several times.
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Also on a lighter note, I have bought 3 Hornby Teak coaches to go with my N2, I was in a model shop in Wales and spotted them for £15 each second hand boxed as new, and just couldn't resist.
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Re: The NEW Wenchford Railway

Postby Durseytu » Fri Jun 18, 2010 11:04 pm

Glad to hear that things seem to be going well with your grandfather, although I can appreciate that it might seem very weird getting to know him. Well, he's in to railways so you are off to a great start. :P

Also an utter utter bargain on those LNER teaks! They are so expensive brand new.

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Re: The NEW Wenchford Railway

Postby Pedanticmongrel » Fri Jun 18, 2010 11:23 pm

Durseytu wrote:Glad to hear that things seem to be going well with your grandfather, although I can appreciate that it might seem very weird getting to know him. Well, he's in to railways so you are off to a great start. :P

Also an utter utter bargain on those LNER teaks! They are so expensive brand new.

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my exact thought when I saw them in the shop was "I'd be stupid not to buy them!"
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Re: The NEW Wenchford Railway

Postby manormadman » Tue Jun 22, 2010 7:36 pm

now how many bullied pacifics do you have?
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Re: The NEW Wenchford Railway

Postby Pedanticmongrel » Tue Jun 22, 2010 8:18 pm

manormadman wrote:now how many bullied pacifics do you have?


7 in total;

35027 'Port Line' (Rebuilt Merchant Navy)
35028 'Clan Line' (Rebuilt Merchant Navy)
34027 'Taw Valley' (Rebuilt West Country)
34051 'Winston Churchill' (Battle of Britain)
34067 'Tangmere' (Battle of Britain)
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Re: The NEW Wenchford Railway

Postby 35011 GSN » Wed Jun 23, 2010 11:38 am

wow :) love the spam cans :D

think its about time I got another :P you can never have too many bullied pacifics :P

those teaks are great, real bargain you got there. they look really nice behind the N2 :)

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Re: The NEW Wenchford Railway

Postby Pedanticmongrel » Thu Jun 24, 2010 2:58 am

Wenchford Update, all point motors are now installed and working, both panels are complete and so derailments aside the layout can be operated sitting down at all times :P

here are a couple of photos of the completed Wenchford terminus panel as well as some photos of the layout.

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Re: The NEW Wenchford Railway

Postby mattmay05 » Thu Jun 24, 2010 10:53 am

Good to see you finally got the motors in, been a while since you said you were going to do that, at least won't have to have some one standing there operating all the points now! Good stuff, will have to come and try it out.

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Re: The NEW Wenchford Railway

Postby 35011 GSN » Thu Jun 24, 2010 12:16 pm

looking good :)

is there anything you havnt stuck an electrical warning sticker on? :P


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