For the second of our October meets we returned to the Brockhampton & Umbridge Railway. This time the rain was heavy, and the hospitality shed warm and even more welcoming – but there were gaps in the showers when the sun shone, and the beautifully modelled buildings were reflected in the puddles and the wet pavements.
Despite fears about the weather (this was August in Britain after all) the meeting was favoured with sunshine. Even then the new and well-appointed ‘hospitality shed’ proved popular, but some members did venture out to the garden railway to run some trains, as the following photographs prove…
The Brockhampton and Umbridge Railway has been featured on Ge Rik’s Youtube channel in this video he shot during a visit in August 2019. Superb videography which really shows this outstanding line to its full effect!
In the current (August) Railway Modeller, the prestigious “Railway of the Month” item is dedicated to the Brockhampton and Umbridge Railway.
On a damp June day we assembled at the Brockhampton and Umbridge Railway to run trains and eat plenty of excellent cake.