also check the wheels and pickups on your trains as they could be dirty and stop the current flowing if you need more help: https://www.newrailwaymodellers.co.uk/Forums is a good place to start
They actually have that on offer as well at a £1. Hornby Track Rubber
You can get a special abrasive rubber to clean up the rails......might be worth a tr
I dug my old train set out of my mum's loft a while ago as I thought my kids might like it. But the track seems to not conduct any more. I think I'll need to buy a new set with track - so if you know any track bargains please give me a heads up.
Posted 10th Oct 2018Posted 10th Oct 2018
2018 armistice remembrance Quarter Sovereign £95 & £5 postage @ hattons of London£100£19549% off
THE 2018 ARMISTICE CENTENARY REMEMBRANCE GOLD GALLANTRY QUARTER SOVEREIGN World first – the first quarter sovereign with a darkened Remembrance Gold finish Worldwide availability … Read more
For reference, Sovereigns, half and quarter are all made from 22 carat gold, not just layered. With the present cost of raw gold at £1009 an ounce (28/12/2018) and rising, normal quarter sovs are now going for about the same price as these one offs.
I'm no expert, but I'd imagine that the '22 carat gold' Victoria Cross is applied to the surface of the coin in a microscopically thin layer and not struck through.
I got 75 hot votes so far
Put the question in Ask would save on your heat :) If this is the same show I watched in the dentist a while ago it says it all. http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p0499cj9/player
I posted as im interest to hear people’s thoughts on scrap value , which imho is the coins worth
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Posted 20th Oct 2016Posted 20th Oct 2016
Hornby Caledonian Belle starter train set £35 / £39 delivered @ Hattons£35
Cheap little Hornby trainset. Maybe something to run around the xmas tree.