Following on from the excellent Steam's Lament - Bulleid's Light Pacifics is the next title provided to me by my friends at Strathwood Publishing being Steam's Lament - Bulleid's Merchant Navy, Q1, Leader and Other Works . This follows the same wide landscape format and contains 208 pages often with multiple black and white photographs … Continue reading The next Steam’s Lament book from Strathwood Books Merchant Navys, Q1, Leader and other works
It's the start of 2019 and two separate votes for UK Model Railway Awards have opened. Voting for the 2018 British Model Railways Awards promoted on RMweb and British Railways Modelling Magazine is now live and open for voting until 20th January with the winners being announced in the Spring edition of British Railways Modelling Magazine and on RMweb. As well as … Continue reading Model Railway Awards for 2018, like buses two come along at once, vote now, vote Southern of course… (and a bit of a shameless plug!)
Following the total sell-out of the Bulleid diesels within two months of delivery, the Kernow Model Rail Centre have today announced that in response to customer demand a further batch of Bulleid diesels has been arranged. You can read my review of the first batch here. This batch will feature the same four models as the … Continue reading More Bulleid Diesels on the way from Kernow Model Rail Centre
I realise some will concentrate on the time taken since these models were first announced some time ago by the Kernow Model Rail Centre, it has been well documented that the necessary research for the production of the CADS for these diesels with their complex multiple curved exterior shape has taken much longer than planned. When last … Continue reading First Bulleid Diesels from Kernow Model Rail Centre in 00 arrive and the wait has definately been worth it!
There has recently been a flurry of activity in the Ready to Run world from various manufacturers / model commissioners and this post is a quick update on a number of models that I had the chance to take a look at, run and photograph at the Hornby Magazine Great Electric Train Show (GETS) on … Continue reading New SR related R-t-R updates, H Class, P Class, 10201/2 and Gate Stock @hornby @HattonsModels @kernowmodelrail
Regular readers of this blog will know that this time of year I tend to head south to where 'summer comes soonest', to coin a phrase from that well know Southern Railway Publicity poster. I am soon heading very South (well about 4 and bit hours and approximately 1600 miles in a plane south) for a blend of … Continue reading A quick Dapol B4 and Kernow update before heading to where Summer comes first
At the BRM / Warners / MRC London Festival of Model Railways this weekend Kernow Model Rail Centre have on display for the first time a full livery samples of the Bulleid diesels 10201/2&3. The post also provides very first images of the Bachmann ex SECR Birdcage sets crimson livery sample unveiled at the show for the very … Continue reading Kernow MRC Bulleid Diesels break cover along with Gate Stock livery samples & Bachmann Birdcage set livery sample and other SR model news [updated 31/03/17]
The Kernow Model Centre have today made the following announcement about their exclusive models and commissions and I post it below in full. In our determination to provide high-quality detailed models we are constantly reviewing progress of our projects. Sometimes this can reveal that changes need to be made, most of which are invisible to … Continue reading Kernow Model Centre exclusive models update