When he HST was being built in the 70s as a interim stopgap that has since lasted over 40 years makes me wonder what type of life that its eventual replacement will have. The factory has a 25 year contract to build thes magic dual fule trains. What we have become accustomed to as hybrid cars we will now see on our rails. We as enthusiasts look back at steam with aww and wonder while we look at diesels with the almost marmite love them or hate them. Clearly I'm a fan of the intercity diesels not just the speed the look but there enduring presence though my life they are in my eyes something special. Although there retirement is still a while off yet. Luckily in Scotland we will see the hst takeover the longer routes that scotrail service for a few years while newer trains are built to fulfill these daily commuter services. Although not many details have been released as to which services these will take bit I'm sure that my services to Edinburgh Glasgo...
Over the summer months I was involved in a few projects that took me away from my layout. After taking the time off I felt it difficult to get back to my layout. My summer was full of trains, but not my layout had to take the back burner.
Well what did I do?
I find it relaxing and inspiring to watch videos on YouTube. I love seeing what other people are doing taking ideas. I watch a wide and varied channels in electronics, IT and of course trains from the big real world to the small scale. Once I get back to my workbench I start working on things.
What do you do?
Tonight there will be some exciting videos on LED's visit the youtube channel to see all my videos and subscribe to never miss any. www.youtube.com/c/dundeeroad
Today I'm building more of my terraced shops for the town scene.
Today Dundee road has made it to a major mile stone on youtube. To celebrate this we are working on a nice video to celebrate! Watch this space!
YouTube Channel www.youtube.com/c/dundeeroad
Good news, We are ready to launch the new site. Over the coming weeks and months, this site will be the hub of all things Dundee Road. Where I will update the blog when I work on my layout and also offer items for sale that might help you with your modeling jobs.