Ever wondered what the abandoned viaduct off the M3 was?
Mr P and I visited the BRM sponsored MRC exhibition at Alexandra Palace yesterday.
Because on engineering works at the Cross we took the London Overground up to Highbury & Islington and then Great Northern to Alexandra Palace.
After a walk up the hill (both wishing we’d caught the bus) and a pint we went round the exhibition.
One observation was that it was a case of hunt the layout due to the vast number of trade stands. Some layouts we had both seen before whilst others were new to us.
Here are the photos
Hornby Harry Potter
North Foreland (0)
Andy Cudducks C&L Layout
C/w Getty the gas axe!
Rather nice Blue period N
Colin Wilson Eastern Region EM layout
Fenchurch St Peters (4mm)
Lower Exbury (4mm)
Ealing Road (Model Railway Challenge)
& of course the scale no exhibition should be without
3mm – Ballyconnel Road
All in all a good exhibition. Also we had an ahhh moment – hedgehog 🦔 numbers are seriously reduced so fundraising well in hand!
Bus back to the station and some LNER action whilst waiting for the train home.
Looking back over the last month, it seems amazing that I actually walked 125 miles despite being unable to do very long walks because of my ankle. For the most part, the walks have been shorter and more local but there have just been more of them 🙂 ! I have also cycled the best…
— Read on thedorsetrambler.com/2019/02/05/in-the-winter-woodland/
So following on from my previous post here, I continued my walk into Poole, the town from which Poole Harbour takes its name. But this is not the oldest town in the harbour, that accolade falls to Wareham which is further inland and came to the fore in Saxon times. Wareham was the main port…
— Read on thedorsetrambler.com/2019/01/29/a-little-bit-of-poole/
Another part of a local walk and this is a little oasis in the surrounding urban sprawl – this is Hamworthy Park. It is only a small park facing out into Poole Harbour but it is very popular, especially in summer because it is one of the few places remaining that has a children’s paddling…
— Read on thedorsetrambler.com/2019/01/23/in-an-urban-oasis/