Updated July 21, 2018.

  2018 Calendar (pdf) Here 2018 Calendar (Word) Here

  The next Public Run Day is on Sunday August 5, 2018 from 14.00 - 17.00

Free entry. Free parking.

 

Skye and Chase from Paw Patrol visited the party on Saturday 210818


 

 

 

 

Member Brian Parker has a loco carrier for sale on the Peterborough SME website Here


 

 

 

Brian Parker also sends pictures of the Sheffield open day. The eagle-eyed may see D&G and Brian's Holmside. Smart sheds.


 

 

 

 

 

Joy as the ice cream man calls in at the Tuesday party on 170818, "Shorty" seen parked outside NSME on London Road and even more joy as some of our old friends have dropped in on us again.


 

 

 

 

 

James gets his new buggy and John gives us a smile at the NSME July 2018 Club Run Day on Saturday 140718 from 14.00 to 20.00 - Album of the first half Here


 

 

 

 

NSME July 2018 Public Run Day - Album Here


 

 

 

 

The latest Southern Federation newsletter Here

 


 

 

Len sped down the track with Paul perched upon the back during a party on Tuesday 260618. Similarly for Phil and Kelvin.


 

 

 

 

During Saturday 230618, part of a tree complicated things - mostly fixed on Tuesday


 

 

 

 

 

David Fieldhouse sends info from his antipodean contacts Here


 

 

 

The sock's gone down and now the ground is very hard for digging a trench on Saturday June 16. Pictures from Geoff Watts


 

 

 

New member Robert tries out Merlin and we get a cup on Sunday 100618 at the Midlands Federation rally held at NSME. Pictures from Tony Kendall/David Jones. Album Here


 

 

 

 

Rosamunde demands just a little attention on Tuesday 050618

 

 


Pictures from Leslie Spikings of the June Public Run Day - Album Here


 

 

 


Pictures from Howard Cusden of the actual Spring Bank Holiday Club Run Day Here


 

 

 


Mainly clearing up on Tuesday 290518, with evidence water level had reached the top of the ascot fencing at some stage. Pictures from Tony Kendall.


 

 

 

 

 


Flash flooding affects ground level track on Monday 280518, raised track OK. Pictures from G. Watts.


 

 

 

 


The Passenger Carrying Miniature Railways Safety Group (PCMRSG) have issued their first draft of their document “Managing Health and Safety at passenger-carrying miniature railways,” reflecting current health and safety practice - to replace the now extinct "HSG216 - Passenger Carrying Miniature Railways – Guidance on Safe Practice." There, that all slips off the tongue nicely!
The draft document is on PCMRSG website Here, Facebook Here and Twitter Here.


 

 


Having given up on windows 10 and reverting to windows 5, Norman poses at the new raised track carriage shed beside his latest version of windows. 


 

 

 


NSME members were enjoying dinner and a run amongst the keck at Rugby MES this weekend 270518. Pictures from Doreen Coles and Brian Parker


 

 

 

 


Tom's party on Tuesday 220518


 

 

 

 

Brian Parker sends pictures of the Riverside Miniature Railway’s Grand Opening Gala Weekend, taking place Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 May at St. Neots. Who's that hiding behind the red flag? (Click on the picture)


 

 

 

 

A brace of Pansies on Tuesday 150518 - and two engines were also in steam!


 

 

 

A decent quality video from LMS7467 of the Doncaster Exhibition Here.


 

 

May 2018 public run day album Here.


 

 

Brian Parker sends pictures of the recent boiler seminar held in Eye, Peterborough.

Wake up Peter King!

Andy Waller and Eric Warner hiding?

Nice spread - the Northampton folks being first in line.

 

 

 

Training taking place and jurassic posing before the public run on Sunday 060518.


 

 

 

 

The Jon-Luc Express on Friday 040518

 

The Dreweatts transport auction was held on April 25, 2018. Price information Here


 

 

 

A hole in the ground, so big and sort of round it was
There was I, digging it deep
It was flat at at the bottom and the sides were steep...

 

 Some of you have remarked about Tornado's middle bits falling off on its first 90mph trip last weekend. More details on their website Here


 

 

 

 David gets the Bassett Lowke Bowl for his Midland Compound and, as always, something different from Eddie at the Bits & Pieces Night on Tuesday 170418.
Photo
album Here


 

 

 

 

Tuesday 170418 - pressure on boiler testing for those preferring Tuesday to Sunday.

 

 

 

David Jones sent pictures of the final 2018 official boiler testing day on Sunday 150418


 

 

 

 

 

Digging starts on signal cabling to a repositioned proposed signal 14 on Sunday 080417.

Photos from Geoff Watts

 

The revised boiler test code is effective from May 1, 2018. This will be the orange book which is currently being printed. However, the orange book can be viewed on the NAME website Here and in the Members' area of this website