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I am pleased to advise that Canute Road Quay makes an appearance in the April 2021 issue of BRM Magazine available now for digital subscribers and next Thursday 25th March for the printed version. I open the article by discussing; how although I usually model the 1946 to 1949 Southern Railway time period but to … Continue reading Canute Road Quay features in the April 2021 issue of BRM Magazine and Fisherton Sarum makes surprise appearance on BRM TV
This is the fifth in the series of 'Making Quay Changes' posts with the Canute Road Quay being transported to either a different location or era or both. In this post we are firmly in the Southampton Docks but after 1962 when the Class 07 diesels were specifically introduced to modernise the operations in the … Continue reading Making Quay Changes #5 the Class 07 diesels take over at the Docks
Well the annual event that is the Warley National Model Railway show at the NEC has now been and gone and by all accounts it appears that it was a good show, not that I was able to see as much of it as I might have liked. I had a good weekend on the … Continue reading Warley 2016 updates from a Southern Perspective [updated 30/11/16]
Danish manufacturer Heljan have made a new year announcement that they are to produce a Class 07 Diesel electric shunter in 00 gauge with a release anticipated in 2017. Introduced in 1962 this class of 14 locomotives was designed specifically for use in the Southampton Docks complex, replacing the SR USA class of 0-6-0T steam … Continue reading Heljan announce Class 07 0-6-0 diesel shunter in 00 for 2017 [Updated 30/11/16]