Dapol announce new production batches of their 00 gauge ex LSWR B4 0-4-0 tanks and Class73 Electro-diesels

At this weekend's London Festival of Railway Modelling, Dapol announced new production batches of their ex LSWR Adams B4 0-4-0 tanks and Class 73 Electro-Diesels both in 00 gauge. Adams B4 The Dapol ex LSWR B4 class 0-4-0t were first announced back in March 2014 and the first versions arrived in June 2018., with a second batch with further livery … Continue reading Dapol announce new production batches of their 00 gauge ex LSWR B4 0-4-0 tanks and Class73 Electro-diesels

Picture of the Month – November 2021

This months picture... Early British Railways. USA 0-6-0t No. s73 shows off her new interim identity, whilst B4 Class 0-4-0t No. 30089 has already gained here new number and early BR crest.

Dapol announce O Gauge exLSWR/SR/BR Adams B4 0-4-0 Dock tank.

This weekend at the second Gauge 0 Guild Virtual exhibition, Dapol announced that they are to produce an 0 Gauge version of the ex LSWR/SR/BR 0-4-0 Dock tank, These follow from their well received 00 gauge range, you can read my review here. The B4 Class were produced in 3 batches (all overall classed as … Continue reading Dapol announce O Gauge exLSWR/SR/BR Adams B4 0-4-0 Dock tank.

’00’ Works to produce a R-T-R ex LSWR Adams A12 class “Jubilee” 0-4-2.

The ’00’ Works have produced a number of small batches of hand built Ready to Run locomotives including a variety of Southern classes, including most recently the LSWR 0330 class,  ex London and South Western Drummond K10 4-4-0 and  ex LSWR Drummond D15 4-4-0 and also ex London Brighton and South Coast Railway Marsh I3 … Continue reading ’00’ Works to produce a R-T-R ex LSWR Adams A12 class “Jubilee” 0-4-2.

Workbench Witterings #7 what were these B4?

Following on from my recent Talking Stock #38 The Adams B4 tanks post that included a brief history of the prototype and also a review of the recent range of Dapol ready to run models, I have added a few of these to my fleet for Canute Road Quay and therefore renamed and numbered to … Continue reading Workbench Witterings #7 what were these B4?

Picture of the Month – July 2019

This months picture... PS. Happy we got rid American Independence Day to my USA readers on the 4th,  a date that is over shadowed this year by my own 50th birthday...

Dapol announce new ex LSWR B4 0-4-0t liveries and variants including Drummond boilered and K14 versions

The Dapol ex LSWR B4 class 0-4-0t were first announced back in March 2014 and the first versions arrived in June last year.  Yesterday Dapol announced further livery and detail variants, as below,  including the first appearance of the Drummond Boiler fitted and one of the 5 off Drummond K14 versions. I have a number of these … Continue reading Dapol announce new ex LSWR B4 0-4-0t liveries and variants including Drummond boilered and K14 versions