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by IanS
Sun Jan 24, 2021 7:12 pm
Forum: HO & International
Topic: Guns & Butter
Replies: 4
Views: 62

Re: Guns & Butter

My only memory of trolley bus rides is in Newcastle up from the station to the then Newcastle General Hospital for deep x-ray treatment on my leg aged 6. I'm told after the treatment I was carried on my mothers back as I was left unable to walk for a short time. (Eventually the leg was amputated age...
by IanS
Sun Jan 24, 2021 6:24 pm
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: Your latest acquisition
Replies: 475
Views: 85161

Re: Your latest acquisition

RAF96 wrote: Sun Jan 24, 2021 11:04 am Howay the lads...

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Where's the NUFC one? I'm not a follower of football but my friends are. They'd be horrified if I had a SAFC one and not a NUFC one too! They think I'm mad for 'playing trains' and spending a fortune on them!!!!
by IanS
Thu Jan 21, 2021 6:34 pm
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: Diesels at Crown Point.
Replies: 171
Views: 25165

Re: Diesels at Crown Point.

Happy to see you back - photos are great but don't feel you need to share photos every time you come here. Even a 'welcome' occasionally let's us know you're alive and watching!
by IanS
Thu Jan 21, 2021 3:46 pm
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: Diesels at Crown Point.
Replies: 171
Views: 25165

Re: Diesels at Crown Point.

It's a shame that, bar a limited few, on here we don't know much about the real world location or health status of individuals. I know some know each other 'in real life' (ie life without a monitor/phone or keyboard in front of us) but the majority don't. I too wish him well and if it is possible fo...
by IanS
Thu Jan 21, 2021 9:29 am
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: Lostock Junction
Replies: 69
Views: 7805

Re: Lostock Junction

I didn't know - but I do now! :D

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rail_dire ... 0a%20track.

It's a fascinating read.
by IanS
Wed Jan 20, 2021 5:41 pm
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: My layout
Replies: 80
Views: 14922

Re: My layout

Some charity organisations are taking in goods that can be posted. Check on-line if you have smaller (less than 10kg) items or clothes to go.
by IanS
Mon Jan 18, 2021 12:39 pm
Forum: The Welcome Forum
Topic: New Member
Replies: 14
Views: 214

Re: New Member

I'll add my welcome and echo WTD's comment about asking a question - it is very unusual not to get a successful answer to a query.
by IanS
Sat Jan 16, 2021 4:13 pm
Forum: DCC (Digital)
Topic: New Loco not working on programming track
Replies: 29
Views: 378

Re: New Loco not working on programming track

I had a similar issue with a different loco. I was advised to program on the main track. This worked perfectly. Worth a try.

Apparently there are some decoders that don't like being programmed on a programming track.
by IanS
Wed Jan 13, 2021 5:49 pm
Forum: The Welcome Forum
Topic: New member
Replies: 11
Views: 205

Re: New member

Welcome to the forum. I can't answer the question you posed, but I'm sure some opinions will be forthcoming very quickly.

Ask questions and they are frequently answered fully with great experience behind the answers.
by IanS
Wed Jan 13, 2021 5:47 pm
Forum: The Welcome Forum
Topic: Just joined.
Replies: 15
Views: 288

Re: Just joined.

Welcome to the forum. As you can see from the post above, helpful advice is always available from those with a tremendous amount of experience.