Tunnel Exit On Track! – August Edition – Daresbury Gazette

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Welcome to the August Daresbury Gazette – Your with Tom for this months edition, whilst our roving reporter ‘Patrick’ has a report from the clubs visit to Mold MES Thursday September 5th from 8:00pm we have our first WDMES Talk of the season about the ‘History of English Longbow’ by Guest Speaker: B. Dennis (at the […]

Get ready for the Steam Fair! – June Edition – Daresbury Gazette

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Welcome to the June Daresbury Gazette – Your with Tom for this months edition, whilst Pat is readying himself for the Steam Fair! Plenty of action at the site up in Daresbury as the days close in to the Cheshire Steam Fair 2019 – Saturday 13th to Sunday 14th – we’ll be running trains all […]

Spring into action! – May Edition – Daresbury Gazette

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The various working gangs at WDMES have sprung into action this month with various planned project work and maintenance at Daresbury, ready for the up and coming season, including the brand new tunnel extension! Apologies for the late arrival of this month’s Gazette – no it’s not due to Brexit.. it’s just that I’ve been […]

Easter Natter Running Night – April Edition – Daresbury Gazette

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Easter Bank Holiday weekend started early for WDMES Members this year, with a fun twist on Natter Night being held at the Daresbury Track for a ‘Natter Running Night’ and BBQ, and then a run at the track on Easter Sunday also! Please read on to find out more. You can also view the Gallery […]

MMEX and AGM 2019 – March Edition – Daresbury Gazette

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This years Manchester Model Engineering Exhibition (MMEX 2019) was once again held in Oldham Greater Manchester. Brian Renton and Steve Hudson took charge of organising the WDMES Stand and made a very good job of displaying the club’s models. The venue is not very exhibitor friendly due to restricted parking allowances being enforced by the […]

Winter is Here! – February Edition – Daresbury Gazette

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Well here we are, we are now into February and still running and access to the track is holding up and days are getting longer! This Months edition of the Daresbury Gazette, we feature a photo of the Winter Snow at the Daresbury Track, many thanks to Roy Allen for braving the sub zero conditions […]

No Nesh Members Here! – November Edition – Daresbury Gazette

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Well November has turned out to be quite an exceptional month, despite the days becoming much shorter and the cold setting in – we certainly have members who are not ‘nesh’ during the cold months! Thursday December 6th from 8pm we have a talk by M Crabtree on ‘Trains & Trams of Dubai & India’, […]

02 May – Bricks and Mortar Edition – Daresbury Gazette

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At long last something to report. Over the last couple of weeks work has progressed on the tunnel fascia under very difficult weather conditions. A small but keen group of dedicated members have dug both footings for the tunnel mouth and through pouring rain and hail stones mixed the concrete in preparation for the bricklayers. […]

16 April – Spring Cleaning Edition – Daresbury Gazette

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Dave Mullholland worked out a plan for the annual track inspection. It was agreed that he, along with Craig would do the main running track and steaming bays and access track would be covered by myself and Brian. Dave, after identifying numerous minor maintenance jobs to be done, put out an appeal for a concerted […]