Last weekend at the International N Gauge show (TINGS) Dapol released images of new Cads for their proposed Bulleid Light Pacifics in N Gauge. Dapol first announced their intention to produce Bulleid Light Pacifics in N Gauge back in 2012, yes 2012 and showed some initial cads at the time that quite frankly required quote … Continue reading New CAD images released by Dapol of Bulleid Light Pacifics in N Gauge
The Kernow Model Rail Centre have announced an Exclusive 0 Gauge 1902 RCH seven plank open wagon in the livery of Guildford brick and tile manufacturer “T. Mitchell”. Thomas Mitchell was originally the proprietor of a brick and gravel merchant, that by the early 1900s had become Thomas Mitchell and Sons, brick and tile manufacturers, … Continue reading KMRC announce Exclusive 0 Gauge 1902 RCH seven plank open wagon in the livery of Guildford brick and tile manufacturer T.Mitchell
At this weekend's London Festival of Railway Modelling, Dapol announced new production batches of their ex LSWR Adams B4 0-4-0 tanks and Class 73 Electro-Diesels both in 00 gauge. Adams B4 The Dapol ex LSWR B4 class 0-4-0t were first announced back in March 2014 and the first versions arrived in June 2018., with a second batch with further livery … Continue reading Dapol announce new production batches of their 00 gauge ex LSWR B4 0-4-0 tanks and Class73 Electro-diesels
This months picture... Early British Railways. USA 0-6-0t No. s73 shows off her new interim identity, whilst B4 Class 0-4-0t No. 30089 has already gained here new number and early BR crest.
The attractive Wainwright D class 4-4-0 from Retailer Rails Of Sheffield in partnership with Dapol and Locomotion Models that was announced in October 2019 has now arrived. Hopeful the images within this post will show how well the model looks and perpetuates the elegance. A total of 51 of these elegant D Class 4-4-0s were built in a … Continue reading Wainwright elegance SECR D Class 4-4-0 from Rails of Sheffield / Dapol in 00 arrives. [Updated 04/07/21]
First announced in October 2019 and following amendments to the first livery samples, examples of all seven versions of the South Eastern & Chatham Railway D Class 4-4-0 from the Dapol production line have been received by Locomotion Models and Rails of Sheffield. These have now completed extensive running trials and final checking. Following approval, … Continue reading ex SECR D Class samples from Dapol/Rails of Sheffield/ Locomotion Models break cover
This weekend at the second Gauge 0 Guild Virtual exhibition, Dapol announced that they are to produce an 0 Gauge version of the ex LSWR/SR/BR 0-4-0 Dock tank, These follow from their well received 00 gauge range, you can read my review here. The B4 Class were produced in 3 batches (all overall classed as … Continue reading Dapol announce O Gauge exLSWR/SR/BR Adams B4 0-4-0 Dock tank.
Dapol have released an update on the development of their all new ex LSWR/SR/BR M7 0-4-4T along with images of their latest Engineering Prototype. A total of 105 Drummond LSWR M7 0-4-0 passenger tank locomotives were built between 1897 and 1911. They were built in a number of batches with detail differences. The first batch … Continue reading Dapol show Engineering Prototype and details of revised M7 0-4-4t in N gauge [Updated 27/07/21]
This is the fourth in a series of 'Making Quay Changes' posts with the Canute Road Quay being transported to either a different location or era or both. It follows my Making Quay Changes #1 post moving the scene Eastwards, and then back to Southampton with my Making Quay Changes #2 post but in the … Continue reading Making Quay Changes #4 being industrious
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