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Re: PROJECT RAILWAY HONOUR BREAKS COVER
« Reply #180 on: June 12, 2017, 08:29:09 pm »
Hi Been,

I'll make arrangements to get mine as I won't be at DEMU.

Regards...Stu

Suitably delivered by yours truly on Sunday  :D :D

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Now been received and test run by my 9 yr old traction inspector.
Thanks to all involved in the logistic chain to get it to me.
And if Gareth reads this, well done & stay safe!!

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Re: PROJECT RAILWAY HONOUR BREAKS COVER
« Reply #181 on: June 12, 2017, 08:44:32 pm »
Hi all,

Thank ypu to @Ben A for dealing with the posting of the Patriots it is really appreciated.

With a bit if luck I am very soon to get mine only 3 airports and 15 hours till I land back in the UK for a few days stand down although I do have a lovely squaddie tan!!!

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Re: PROJECT RAILWAY HONOUR BREAKS COVER
« Reply #182 on: June 14, 2017, 07:29:13 am »
Finally managed to see the real patriot go flying through Banbury yesterday.

At some point I might actually get my model out to have a look at it and maybe put a both of power to it.

Alistair.

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Re: PROJECT RAILWAY HONOUR BREAKS COVER
« Reply #183 on: June 14, 2017, 09:10:34 pm »
i will be doing a video review of it very soon, stunning model runs fantastic!
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Re: PROJECT RAILWAY HONOUR BREAKS COVER
« Reply #184 on: June 14, 2017, 09:17:07 pm »
.. At some point I might actually get my model out to have a look at it and maybe put a both of power to it.

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« Reply #185 on: June 15, 2017, 03:59:31 am »
i will be doing a video review of it very soon, stunning model runs fantastic!

Well been a modeller and knowing how critical we can all be at some stage not sure if I should panic or not now!  :o

Although to see someone running the model and the pics of them all the way over in Oz and NZ is a nice pick up point.

Any takers in Canada, India and South Africa? Then we can say we have at least one model in the countries which most of the brave men fought from!

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« Reply #186 on: June 15, 2017, 09:26:43 pm »
 :hellosign: Gareth & all involved for making this happen, a tad later than planned but ordered through Revolution website yesterday, now looking forward to Patriot
   regards Derek.

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Re: PROJECT RAILWAY HONOUR BREAKS COVER
« Reply #187 on: June 18, 2017, 02:09:04 pm »
i will be doing a video review of it very soon, stunning model runs fantastic!

Well been a modeller and knowing how critical we can all be at some stage not sure if I should panic or not now!  :o

Although to see someone running the model and the pics of them all the way over in Oz and NZ is a nice pick up point.

Any takers in Canada, India and South Africa? Then we can say we have at least one model in the countries which most of the brave men fought from!

Nothing to panic about I assure you lol
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Re: PROJECT RAILWAY HONOUR BREAKS COVER
« Reply #188 on: June 23, 2017, 11:05:49 am »
Mine arrived this morning, what a lovely looking model it is.  Thanks to Gareth and everybody involved with the project for making it happen. 

John

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« Reply #189 on: June 24, 2017, 10:59:07 pm »
 :hellosign: Just got back (literely) from a week away & wow thanks to Gareth for his hard work & Mike & Ben for the posting the order. Patriot looks superb in excellent packaging- love the certificate a big   :thankyousign:
   regards Derek.

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Re: PROJECT RAILWAY HONOUR BREAKS COVER
« Reply #190 on: July 02, 2017, 05:29:04 pm »
Not sure if this is the appropriate place for this but the photos below were taken yesterday on a visit to the National Memorial Arboretum at Alrewas, Staffordshire, close to Burton-upon-Trent and Lichfield. Amongst the hundreds of memorials is the Rail Industry Memorial shown below.








There are large special memorials for the Burma Railway and the Sumatra Railway and those who suffered in their construction during World War II. I found the whole visit extremely moving and would recommend it to anyone with the slightest interest in the 20th/21st century history of the UK, and the wider Commonwealth. There is no entry charge but donations are welcome. One sobering highlight is the enormous Armed Services Memorial which lists on its walls the names of the 22000 UK service personnel who have lost their lives in service since World War II.

http://www.thenma.org.uk/


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« Reply #191 on: July 03, 2017, 12:19:12 am »
I will be honest and say thats the first I have seen of that memorial but its been a few years since I last had the chance to visit.

Sadly I 18 friends are on the memorial at the centre, but @woodbury22uk  says I personally would recommend people to visit even if you dont know of people who have or are serving.

While the UK hasnt seen the brunt of armed conflict since the bombings of WW2, the forces have been deployed everyday on operations, and in that time there has only been 3 years of those 72 years of relavtive peace in western europe where someone from the armed forces hasnt been killed whilst on deployment

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« Reply #192 on: July 30, 2017, 06:05:11 pm »
...the National Memorial Arboretum at Alrewas, Staffordshire, close to Burton-upon-Trent and Lichfield. Amongst the hundreds of memorials is the Rail Industry Memorial shown below.



http://www.thenma.org.uk/


Thank you for that; I never knew that even existed.
Quite appropriately, perhaps, that it's an 8F on top of the monument...!

...which will probably be my next 'kettle' purchase, after another two subsequent '66' purchases, all in due course...

Yesterday, I went down to the South Coast Model Railway Club's show.
http://www.southcoastmodelrailwayclub.co.uk/exhibition.html

Whilst it may have only had just the one N Gauge layout :(, it was still a nice day out for me, as the show was very accessible from New Milton station.

I managed to pick up another 4 Freightliner flats (Farish) at a very reasonable second hand price (taking my total to 18... :hmmm: I might need to order more KFAs... :D).

On the train home, I was getting a bit misty-eyed nostalgic, as the train rounded the curve back into the Southampton area. As I glanced out at all the ISO containers stacked up in the Freightliner depot(s), I was reminiscing to myself about my time on Freightliners Ltd (c1988). At that moment, I just happened to glance out the window at all those 'anonymous'-looking Class 66 locos, when what did I see...

...but the nameplate of 66 418...! Along with the rest of the locomotive, of course... :)

It was only visible for a split-second, but it gave me a warm glow of pride, at what has been done to make it happen; in both 1:1 scale and 1:148 scale.

So, thank you again, Gareth, for having the idea and making it all happen (along with Ben and Mike at Revolution).
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