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18 Things Only A Model Railway Enthusiast Will Understand – What’s Your Score?

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things only a railway modeller will undetstandYou know you’re a model railway enthusiast when…

Let’s have a little fun. Run through these 18 things and award yourself one point for each you’ve done or do. See how your score compares at the end.

11 Screaming Steam Train Rides This Halloween (2016)

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Are you brave enough to try one of these hair-raising trick or treat train rides this Halloween?

My pick of the 11 best steam & scream rides to make a train fan’s skin crawl during the Halloween weekend.

A day trip to Eastleigh

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MRE at EastleighFor my birthday my brother and his wife got me tickets for the miniature railway at Eastleigh. This weekend a Big Four show, with scaled down engines from the steam era, doing their stuff was on. A chance to see these & look around the once great Eastleigh works was too much to resist.

For my birthday my brother and his wife got me tickets for the miniature railway at Eastleigh. This weekend a Big Four show, with scaled down engines from the steam era, doing their stuff was on. A chance to see these & look around the once great Eastleigh works was too much to resist. Updated:20/08/16

Would you hack your Tornado like this?

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not your usual model trainBonkers or inspired? Would you do this?

But like it or hate it, you have to admire the modelling.

Laurie Calvert has built a stunning layout but it’s not your usual model railway theme. Would you hack your prized loco to do this?

What Do You Think? Clever But Too Silly?

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Trains on hatI keep watching these!

These tiny railways are a feat of modelling and engineering but are they also just a bit too silly?

What do you think?

I keep watching these! These tiny railways are a feat of modelling and engineering but are they also just a bit too silly? What do you think? Updated:14/10/15

Lights, Camera, Trains, Lego, Action!

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lego railway Watch in awe as trains load and unload coal on this huge, and frankly bonkers, computer controlled Lego railway. Is there anything it doesn’t do?

Watch in awe as trains load and unload coal on this huge, and frankly bonkers, computer controlled Lego railway. Is there anything it doesn’t do? Updated:13/03/16

Is This The Most Expensive Model Railway Ever?

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Model railways aren’t the most expensive hobby, unless of course you have one of these…

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Model railways aren’t the most expensive hobby, unless of course you have one of these… Updated:27/03/15

A Warning | Model Railway Enthusiasts Disease

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Signs like this will never get old. I came across it on t’interweb and it’s too good not to share with you.

 

  Signs like this will never get old. I came across it on t’interweb and it’s too good not to share with you.   Updated:21/03/16