But it’s a good start! Our Roving Reporter was out and about on a wet Saturday to follow up on their earlier report of the 1st of June when the team completed the two troughs on the bridge for planting. The team were back adding the topsoil in preparation for planting. Read more about Ok, It’s Not Exactly The Hanging Gardens Of Babylon…..[…]
From this to this ……….. Doesn’t it look lovely? Well done to the team that spent the last two Thursdays mixing and pouring the concrete. Just the point levers and a set of blades to complete the circuit.
Dale Lyon of Concrete Scotland – ExpLearn has been busy on behalf of our club (ESME) delivering the RailwayWorkX program to secondary schools over the past few months. These events have been ably supported by a few of our engaging members. So far, we have seen pupils from: The Braes High School – Falkirk, Larbert Read more about RailwayWorkX – An Update[…]
Our Secretary reports that Thursday, 31 May was a memorable day at Almondell. Not only was the bridge top completed, but at long last the level crossing has been completed too. Robert thought that he would share these photos with us as over the past few weeks he has been continually asked: ‘When are Read more about The Final 20’……[…]
Would you like to see a driver’s eye view around Circuit ‘C’ on YouTube? Then please click the image. The video was taken in May 2018 and there is all but six panels of track required to complete the circuit. Some are getting impatient!
Phil has sent this report to the News Desk of the activities over the weekend of the 11th to the 14th of May…… Thanks to the generosity of Gordon Bow, Plant Hire of Broxburn we had use of an 8 ton digger and 6 ton dumper for a long weekend. We put it to good Read more about A long Weekend….[…]
Hard work pays off! Peter Arnold, AMEC Funding and PR Manager, has been working behind the scenes speaking with The Levenseat Trust. This an independent, not-for-profit organisation which can provide funding for community, heritage and biodiversity projects around Scotland through the Landfill Communities Fund and Scottish Landfill Communities Fund. Peter has been talking to them Read more about Levenseat Trust Award[…]
Congratulations go to Alec for a clean sweep at the 25th Model Engineering and Modelling Exhibition held at Doncaster Racecourse. A number of ESME members were there to see him clean up with a first plus the Myford Trophy for the Best Locomotive in the Show and the Barry Gordon Challenge Cup for ‘Best in Read more about First Past The Post[…]
Although the ‘Days Out With Thomas’ event at Bo’ness clashed with the 25th Model Engineering & Modelling show at Doncaster, Russell still managed to twist a few arms and get a crew out to put on a good show. Robert sent the News Desk this report: ‘The weather was excellent all day and ‘Morning Star’ Read more about ‘Morning Star’ – the Green Engine?[…]