Chronicling the development of my Cambrian and Narrow Gauge 4mm scale model railway

A nice day out

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Yesterday the Mini Mes and I went to the York model railway show, possibly the worst advertised show for the general public I know about (no local advertising at all). 

However, as usual, once inside it was an excellent do. Highlight for me was seeing Overlord, a layout I’ve always wanted to see. I particularly liked the Doodlebug overhead. 

It was the second time I’ve seen the Gresley Beat and has certainly come on a lot since last time I saw it – seeing a 100 wagon freight train is impressive in 4mm scale, not just the sight but you can almost add up the cost of it as it goes past! 

Stafford Railway Circle’s Whiteacres was also very impressive, showing what can be done with DCC. 

Below are a selection of photos. 


Author: Chris H

Having now officially reached middle age, I am a rolling stock engineer and have worked in many different locations including a 7 year spell in Sydney, Australia, where I arrived with a suitcase and left with a wife and a son. I am now based back in my home county of Yorkshire where I juggle full time work, being a Dad to two rascally mini-mes, and trying to fit in railway modelling, assisting the GWR 1014 County of Glamorgan project, and visits to the top left hand corner of Wales. In addition to my heavily railway themed life, I am interested in rugby, cricket, reading crime novels, falconry, and medieval re-enactments.

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