OK, so back to things railways. first up there is a request from Ben.
I am wondering if you might post a comment on the blog about ex-QR auckland SX cars and if anyone wants a set ...if some were etched? They would be as they looked on the Queensland Rwys (i think Maxx later did something to the doors on the Auckland set, not sure if they had any other changes for NZ service other than that).
The guy interested in doing them is in the 3mm Society and is doing the Thai ones and doesn't mind doing the QR ones, and they could be shot down from 1:101.6 to 1:120 easily.
Coincidentally this quarters railfan has a photo spread on the Auckland suburban lines (I would say again, but until they start building something else then its the only game in town. There is a couple of photos of the SX set which runs as a push-pull between a pair of DBR's. Again, I ponder why someone doesn't give modeling the Auckland region in modern image. Phere is plenty of different themes to look at. Maybe when MMW does the double tracked version of the mini me modules we mights look into it.
Second up there was a link posted on the NZ railchat group that I'll add. Its mostly kettles in the south island, but has some great stuff from the 1960's for those of us with more nostalgic leanings. theres a also some US and Ozzie stuff as well.
Finally a small preview of the next couple of posts concluding our trip to the far north, including questioning the official plans at Opua
And the oddest load you will ever see on a flat wagon in this country.
|'Wow, I must have been hammered last night. can't remember where I put the boat'|