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  1. Hi Andy, it was great to meet you at Cultra. Your layout Castlederg was superb. This too was my first ever visit to the museum and I would defiantly go there again. Hope to meet you at another show in the future. Regards, John
  2. Had a great time in Cultra at the Ulster Folk & Transport Museum model railway day with my SVLR layout which was very well received by the show visitors. It was a very good show with all the various layouts set amongst the 12" - 1' exhibits.
  3. I will be there with my 0 gauge Swanbourne Vale Light Railway, look forward to meeting you all. :)
  4. Ulster Model Railway Club exhibition is on 25th - 26th August in Belfast.
  5. First Bangor MRC exhibition next Friday 25th- Sat 26th May. I shall be there with my 0 gauge Swanbourne Vale Light railway. http://firstbangormrc.co.uk/exhibitions Regards John
  6. The Scotsman is starting to look good Eoin, Look forward to seeing the loco when she is finished. You can always give it a test run on the Swanbourne Vale Light Railway as a visiting loco. Regards John
  7. It was also great to talk to you too George. Hope to meet you again at a show in the future. Regards John
  8. An post prices were reasonable at one time, but as you say the registered postage is very expensive these days. Sometimes I now use GLS/Parcel Force as depending on what you are sending it can work out a bit cheaper especially if sending larger parcels and the parcel is delivered in three working days, all tracked and signed for too. It would be handy if there was an equivalent of address pal here in Ireland. PS, if its a fault with the loco then Hornby may refund the postage cost to you.
  9. Thought it was €3.75 to collect from post office, or has the price been increased?
  10. Even a servicing facillatiy being built at Longsight (Manchester) for the eurostar sets. Would have been good if the proposals for the north of London Eurostar's took off along with the planned overnight trains, but I think the advent of the low-cost airlines at the time put paid to that.
  11. Hi David, who did you contact re: Glasgow? I have tried to contact them a coupe of times previously via their website but got no replay or acknowledgment from them. Regards, John
  12. Hi all, It has been another great year showing my Campbell Riverside layout. This year it was shown at Wexford, Bangor (Co. Down) & Belfast. I was also going to be at the south Dublin show in October but due to unforeseen circumstances had to pull out. As for 2018 there are currently no bookings for Campbell Riverside, this will hopefully give me time to make a few improvements to the layout. Also I have my 0 gauge layout 'Swanbourne Vale Light Railway' which I have been asked to take to Wexford & Belfast in 2018, http://www.rmweb.co....-2#entry2892358., so I need to do some more work with that before next Easter! Regards, John
  13. Hi Mods/Admin. For some reason I can not access the US/Canadian section of IRM. I get message saying I do not have permission to view this content and error code 1F176/3 Regards, John
  14. I think a similar idea was discussed on RMweb sometime ago, not sure if it ever came to fruition or not. But would be a good idea if something could be introduced for IRM members to wear and possibly to display on their layouts at exhibitions and shows too.
  15. Would you be needing any Peco 0 gauge bullhead flexible track? I have 2 boxes still unused,(each box has 12 yards track). I can bring to Enniskillen on Saturday if interested. Would be looking for £50.00 / €60.00 per box. Regards, John * Now provisionally sold *
  16. Campbell Riverside set up ready for action at Belfast.
  17. Hi Paul, First Bangor MRC won best in show with their Quarry Hill layout. Best overall entry in display competition was Great Victoria Street Station GNR. If your on facebook details are on their FB page. https://www.facebook.com/Ulster-Model-Railway-Club-527971310550421/ Regards. John
  18. Hi Paul, cant remember the guys names but I think they are from the South Dublin Model Railway Club, Here are links to their Facebook and website. https://www.facebook.com/southdublinmodelrailwayclub/ http://www.sdmrc.hobbysites.net/viewpage.php?page_id=1 I think the Mela may have had an effect on the Sunday, as yesterday seemed a lot quieter than Saturday. It was still a great weekend. Hope your plans for Ballymena work out well. Regards. John
  19. Hi Paul, great to meet you at the show and glad that you enjoyed it. Will you be going to Enniskillen on 30th September?
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