Kernow Model Rail Centre announce Class 50 GBRF Pack in N gauge, and other Dapol news

Although not the usual time period for my blog, I certainly remember the Class 50s on the Waterloo to Exeter line albeit not in this latest livery. The Kernow Model Rail Centre have today announced they have commissioned Dapol to produce the GBRf Class 50s in N Gauge. 50 007 “Hercules” and 50 049 “Defiance” … Continue reading Kernow Model Rail Centre announce Class 50 GBRF Pack in N gauge, and other Dapol news

Bachmann 2016/17 range announcements celebrate 30 years of NSE with 2 HAP in 00 and Class 319 in N

Today Bachmann Europe Plc. announced their plans for the next 18 months, or so (which I know some will find amusing as progress on some of the previously announced models have certainly taken, or are taking longer longer than their intended 18 month timescales for a number of reasons),  for both the Bachmann Branchlines (00) and Graham Farish … Continue reading Bachmann 2016/17 range announcements celebrate 30 years of NSE with 2 HAP in 00 and Class 319 in N

Southern Railway / Region related model news update – further updated 12/06/2015

Today's post is an update / catch up on the status of a few Southern Railway / Region related models that are in progress with a number of the Ready to Run manufacturers / commissioners from N to 0 gauge. Kernow Model Centre Regular readers of my blog will know that I have been assisting the … Continue reading Southern Railway / Region related model news update – further updated 12/06/2015

Talking Stock # 6 SR Luggage, Parcels and Utility Vans

In light of Bachmann's recent announcement to produce versions of these 10 ton 4 wheel luggage,  Parcels and utility vans I thought it might be timely to provide a little more information about the differing types and describe those that I have already in my fleet and can be seen running on Fisherton Sarum. The designations in brackets relate to those given in BR … Continue reading Talking Stock # 6 SR Luggage, Parcels and Utility Vans

Bachmann announce new models for 2012/13

At the now annual trade model and hobby show held today Bachmann / Farish announced their plan for new models to be produced over the next 18 months. In 00 there are no new Southern related locomotives (although four new steam locomotives from other areas and a DMU will be produced), however they will be … Continue reading Bachmann announce new models for 2012/13