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Hi everyone, I’m happy to have found this forum.
I enjoy building railroad models and I’ve just completed my first small switching layout in (N Gauge) I live in England and my switching layout was my first attempt at building something based on railroad operations in the USA. I had researched as much as I could using google images and vids posted on YouTube and I’m satisfied that I’ve done a reasonable job, however, I realised that things would have been far easier for me had I actually spent some time talking with other enthusiast, so here I am.
Im looking forward to reading all of the interesting information on this forum and I’m really looking forward to chatting and exchanging ideas with other members.:)

Bill Anderson

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