Almondell’s new arrival…..

Good news for those members with 3½” gauge locomotives!  The recently uplifted circuit at Newliston has arrived at Almondell.  Already work has progressed on stacking the track panels neatly ready for relaying on the ‘A’ circuit. The points and crossings were set out in their position where the ‘A’, ‘B’ & ‘C’ circuits all come Read more about Almondell’s new arrival…..[…]

Newliston Relocation

The working party on Saturday, 30th September successfully dismantled the 5″ / 3.5″ circuit of Aluminium track ready for transporting the Almondell.  This means that running of 3.5″ gauge locomotives is now not possible. Hopefully it will be recommissioned at Almondell by late 2018. Seen here is a fine version of LBSC’s 3.5″ Hall class Read more about Newliston Relocation[…]

Scottish Training Federation Innovation in Training Award 2017

ESME member Dale Lyon, Director of Concrete Scotland was awarded the Innovation in Training Award 2017 at last evenings Scottish Training Federation annual awards for their Octavian Concrete Program.  Octavian Concrete was an 8 Week Program which was delivered on behalf of West Lothian Council for 12 pupils who had become disengaged with the education Read more about Scottish Training Federation Innovation in Training Award 2017[…]