Hornby announce 2021 range including brand new Merchant Navys, catering vehicles and gangwayed luggage vans

Hornby have today announced their forthcoming range for 2021. The highlights from a Southern Railway perspective being new versions of the Merchant Navy's with diecast bodies and Hornby Dublo branding, new Maunsell catering vehicles and a long awaited completely new tooled Ganywayed bogie luggage vans. Locomotives Although technically no new locomotive tooling for Southern modelers; … Continue reading Hornby announce 2021 range including brand new Merchant Navys, catering vehicles and gangwayed luggage vans

Dapol’s Bullied Light Pacifics in N – First Cads

Last year Dapol announced their intention to produce Bulleid Light Pacifics in both original and rebuilt form. This is in addition to the 2012/13 range announcements made earlier this week. They have now released the first off CAD images for these new products as seen here. I should stress on behalf of Dapol that these are the very first CAD … Continue reading Dapol’s Bullied Light Pacifics in N – First Cads

Albert Goodall range now available online at RT Models

Back in March I was delighted to be able to post that friend and fellow Bulleid fan Robert Thompson of RT Models had acquired the range of Bulleid castings and parts from the late Albert Goodall following the decision by Shirley Goodall to retire from continue to trade. Robert advises that the first part of the … Continue reading Albert Goodall range now available online at RT Models

Talking Stock #4 Cabs and Deflectors, Bulleid Light Pacific variations

When first introduced 21C101 to 21C163 had the original Bulleid style cab with narrow front lookout and two large side windows, the rear one of which slid forwards behind the front. Complaints were made due to a restricted forward view, not helped by the position, inside the cab, of the vacuum ejector controls, in front … Continue reading Talking Stock #4 Cabs and Deflectors, Bulleid Light Pacific variations