3mm Society, 7mm, Railway, Railway days

Beckenham Show 2018

Had the great honour of operating Trevor Nunns S gauge layout Trowland owning to Mr P being otherwise engaged. Lovely layout to operate. Surprising the number of people who thought it was either P4 or O and were quite surprised at it being S. Here are the photos

I did manage a quick flit round the rest of the show.

Arun Quay

The Wallers Haven Light Railway

The Wealden Cement Company (3mm)

Medway Quay


All in all a most enjoyable day.


Reblogged- Branch Line Steam with an International Flavour

Last weekend I had the pleasure of a brief visit to the Kent and East Sussex Railway, one of my old haunts.  The railway has come a long way since preservation and is used far more than it ever did as a public serving line.  I vaguely remember the days when it ran between Tenterden to […]



Kent and East Sussex Gala

As part of the celebrations to celebrate the 40th anniversary of reopening of the Kent & East Sussex Railway, the railway will be holding a three day gala over the late spring bank holiday weekend; 24/25/26th May 2014. As well as featuring six members of the “home” steam fleet, representing classes of engine that have run on the line since 1974, there will also be a welcome return appearance by Sentinal 0-4-0 vertical boilered tank locomotive “Gervase” – the only chance to see this unique loco in the South of England this year. ‘Gervase’ previously worked on the internal railway system at a sand…