Railway, travel

Merry Christmas – Steve’s 009 and 09 Adventure

This year I brought myself a Christmas present, a trip on the Bure Valley Railway Santa Special. My train from Wroxham was double headed by Spitfire and Wroxham Broad.   When the train arrived at Aylsham, Santa appeared in a sleigh pulled by reindeer. They were discretely assisted by John of Gaunt. The BVR certainly…
— Read on 009adventure.blog/2018/12/22/merry-christmas-4/

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Paint Stripper + Ruston – Steve’s 009 and 09 Adventure

Work has started on removing the brown paint from the Ruston. I don’t think I’ve ever used paint stripper, so I wasn’t sure what to buy. A trip to my local hardware store solved the problem. They had a choice of three different brands and I chose the one that was the smallest in size.…
— Read on 009adventure.blog/2018/12/17/paint-stripper-ruston/


Romney, Hythe and Dymchurch Railway Postcards – Steve’s 009 and 09 Adventure

The internet auction sites have lured me into buying more railway postcards. I am very pleased with these four cards of Romney, Hythe and Dymchurch Railway locomotives. What I like about them is that they are straightforward photographs of good looking locomotives. From the top left, clockwise: Typhoon, Black Prince, Dr Syn and Hurricane. They…
— Read on 009adventure.blog/2018/12/02/rhdr-postcards/