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Canute Road Quay will be making another appearance at The Model Railway Club’s open day / mini exhibition being held on Sunday 10th December at their London Keen House club rooms. It will be six years to the very day when Canute Road Quay last appeared at Keen House, having managed to still attend the … Continue reading London Calling… Canute Road Quay to appear at The Model Railway Club’s 10th December mini-exhibition
If you so wish, wear your poppy with pride today, pause respectfully for two minutes at 11 am this Armistice Day and again tomorrow for Remembrance Sunday remembering all those, both service and civilian personnel whom have given their lives for the freedom that we all enjoy today, and should you feel so inclined, support … Continue reading When You Go Home, Tell Them Of Us And Say, For Their Tomorrow, We Gave Our Today #Remembrance #lestweforget
Rapido Trains UK have announced they are to produce the SECR/SR O1 Class 0-6-0 in 00 gauge. This will complement their range of SECR /SR goods wagons. Between 1878 and 1899 122 O Class locos were built designed by James Stirling. Following the first group of 20 that were built by Sharp, Stewart and Co., … Continue reading Rapido Trains UK announce SECR/SR O1 Class 0-6-0 in 00 gauge.
As part of their quarterly British Railway Announcements for Winter 2023 Bachmann have announced the the SR Bulleid/Raworth Electric Locomotives CC1/20001 & CC2/20002 in their EFE Rail Range. I have developed these models in my role with Kernow Model Rail Centre for the Bachmann EFE Rail brand. The Refurbished CEP in the Bachmann Branchline range … Continue reading Bachmann announce the SR Bulleid/Raworth Electric Locomotives CC1/20001 & CC2/20002 as part of their EFE Rail Range and the refurbished 4-cep joins the Bachmann Branchlines range
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The final appearance, for 2023, of Canute Road Quay being on the road again, is the Hampton Court Model Railway Society's Tolworth Showtrain exhibition the weekend of 11/12th November. This excellent show, I attended with Fisherton Sarum in 2017, is held in three halls of Tolworth Recreation Centre, Fullers Way North, Tolworth, Surrey, KT6 7LQ. The … Continue reading On the ‘Canute’ Road ‘Quay’ again, Tolworth Showtrain – 11/12th November
Canute Road Quay is back on the road this Saturday, 28th October, at the Southern Railways Group Open Day and AGM. The event that is open to the group's members and non members alike, is being held between 12.00 and 16.00 at the Cornerstone Centre – Camphill Rd, West Byfleet KT14 6EH. Following the AGM, … Continue reading Canute Road Quay at Southern Railways Group Open Day and AGM this Saturday 28th October
Today the 15th October marks the 200th birthday of William Adams (15 October 1823 – 7 August 1904). He was the Locomotive Superintendent of the North London Railway from 1858 to 1873; the Great Eastern Railway from 1873 until 1878 and then of course the London and South Western Railway until his retirement in 1895. … Continue reading #onthisday William Adams 200th Birthday. His T3 class enters service again
Train Times of Eastbourne have announced a new range of 3D Printed RTR Wagons, the LB&SCR Diagram 1433 in 00 Gauge. All LBSC built covered vans were 18' 4" over headstocks on a 9' 9" wheelbase. The Diagram 1433 covered vans were built between 1878 and 1915 and included a number of variations within the … Continue reading Train Times Announces new 3D Printed RTR Wagons the LB&SCR Diagram 1433 in 00 Gauge