Hornby withdraw some 2016 range items from production including a few SR related items Updated 28/04/16

As they have done for a couple of previous years now at around this time, Hornby have reviewed both their available production slots and the pre-orders received for the 2016 range and withdrawn some items from the range. This has included a small number of SR / BR(S) related items. Hornby have in fact withdrawn … Continue reading Hornby withdraw some 2016 range items from production including a few SR related items Updated 28/04/16

Workbench Witterings #4 identity changing and weathering

At long last, assisted by a few days off work over the recent Easter weekend, I have finally completed a few outstanding items on the workbench. This has mainly been around renumbering, naming and weathering a few items of rolling stock so I thought I would share with you some of the locomotives that I have … Continue reading Workbench Witterings #4 identity changing and weathering

Warley Exhibition news round up for Southern Related items

Last weekend saw the annual Warley National Model railway Exhibition at the NEC, this post rounds up some of the the news and items of interest from mainly a Southern / BR(s) perspective.  It is usual for many of the manufacturers to use the event to make announcements of new items or showcase updates to new … Continue reading Warley Exhibition news round up for Southern Related items

Schools class 925 ‘Cheltenham’…Done!

Following on from my post Schools class 925 'Cheltenham Steams again I am please to report that The National Railway Museums SR Maunsell designed 4-4-0 Schools class No. 925 ‘Cheltenham’ has now emerged into the sunshine at Eastleigh Works fully painted in Bulleid post war malachite livery. A picture of her can be found here on the … Continue reading Schools class 925 ‘Cheltenham’…Done!