Hello from Down Under

Hello from Down Under

Postby Bigelov » Tue Sep 10, 2019 8:39 am

Hi all,

I recently joined but been lurking for a while so thought I better say hi, so HI!

I'm from Australia where TT is a rare beast indeed. Though I have seen TiTan downunder at a few localish shows. Sorry to say but my main interest is Russian rolling stock. And even stranger in narrow gauge (running on Z scale hand laid track).

I post over on the MRH forums once in a while so thought I would share one of my photos from there.

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Tillig ChME2 with Peresvet wagons, and Shapeways based little passenger car on a very short section of track that I have.

Enjoy!

Steve
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Re: Hello from Down Under

Postby tomvanhoy » Tue Sep 10, 2019 6:02 pm

Welcome aboard!
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Re: Hello from Down Under

Postby Arseny » Wed Sep 11, 2019 5:05 am

Welcome aboard Steve!
If you have any questions concerning Russian railroads, feel free to ask - I am from Russia!

If I am not mistaken, Norkin-model produced this wagon (is it PW-40?) as etched brass.
http://www.12mm.ru/viewcard.php?id=62!61!73!65!2f!76!61!67!70!61!73!2f!76!61!67!70!61!73!2d!70!76!34!30!2f

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Re: Hello from Down Under

Postby TiTan downunder » Wed Sep 11, 2019 5:06 am

G'day Steve,

Have only been doing the spectator thing this year as pre-occupied with family matters. Will probably " do " Albury show next year if I can get motivated.

regards

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Re: Hello from Down Under

Postby Bigelov » Wed Sep 11, 2019 7:59 pm

Thanks for your welcome guys.

Arseny, thanks for your offer! The passenger car is a PV40. I think I got mine before I first saw the Norkin one. I have visited 12mm.ru over the years and noticed an occasional TTe (narrow gauge) model once in a while. Quite a while back I inquired about Norkin's snow plough, but the postage was prohibitive. I find it hard to know what he has available and how to get them.

Ian, I hope your family is ok. I am sure we will catch up again in time.

Steve
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Re: Hello from Down Under

Postby Arseny » Sat Sep 14, 2019 2:16 pm

BTW, Steve, if you like the Russian narrow gauge rolling stock - do you know about the TU3 model?
(also known as Czech 705.9, TU 47.0, T 47.0)
https://ru.wikipedia.org/wiki/%D0%A2%D0%A33

TU3 is not "pure" Russian, it was made in the Czechoslovakia for the USSR (like the ChME2, however :lol: )
Czech company "DK-Model" produces it in TTe (as a kit):
http://www.dk-model.cz/web/index.php?option=com_virtuemart&page=shop.browse&category_id=53&Itemid=1

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Some info (in Russian) and photos concerning the TU3:
https://narrow.parovoz.com/Tu3.html

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TU3 with the freight train on the plant, in Latvia (former USSR)
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