From Playstation To Model Railroading

The “Bognor Regis Observer” reported that the Playstation generation is given new meaning.

The kids of today have been labelled the “Playstation” generation (correctly or incorrectly) because they tend to spend most of their time on the Playstation.

But in Bognor Regis a group of kids have been inspired to try their hand at Model Railroading. The local model railroad club created a 12 week course where the experienced model railroaders showed the kids their skills with huge success.

They have spent one Saturday a month helping to build a new layout for the town’s model railway club rather than playing on the computer games console. The results of their work since last spring will be on show for the first time at the club’s latest annual exhibition this weekend. The layout created by the members of the junior section of the club – such as Aaron Wallace, 15 – with its adult members is called Troutbeck Bridge… [full article here]

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