Dapol announce O Gauge exLSWR/SR/BR Adams B4 0-4-0 Dock tank.

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 show Engineering Prototype and details of revised M7 0-4-4t in N gauge [Updated 27/07/21]

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]

Workbench Witterings #7 what were these B4?

Following on from my recent Talking Stock #38 The Adams B4 tanks post that included a brief history of the prototype and also a review of the recent range of Dapol ready to run models, I have added a few of these to my fleet for Canute Road Quay and therefore renamed and numbered to … Continue reading Workbench Witterings #7 what were these B4?

Talking Stock #38 The Adams B4s the not so small 0-4-0 tanks

Due to the expansion of the many small yards and docks the London and South Western Railway (LSWR) required a number of small tank locomotives. First introduced by Adams in 1891 the B4 class of 0-4-0 tanks comprised initially of two batches of ten built at Nine Elms works and the first ten were completed … Continue reading Talking Stock #38 The Adams B4s the not so small 0-4-0 tanks

Dapol announce new ex LSWR B4 0-4-0t liveries and variants including Drummond boilered and K14 versions

The Dapol ex LSWR B4 class 0-4-0t were first announced back in March 2014 and the first versions arrived in June last year.  Yesterday Dapol announced further livery and detail variants, as below,  including the first appearance of the Drummond Boiler fitted and one of the 5 off Drummond K14 versions. I have a number of these … Continue reading Dapol announce new ex LSWR B4 0-4-0t liveries and variants including Drummond boilered and K14 versions

’00’ Works to produce a R-T-R ex LSWR Drummond K10 class 4-4-0 locomotive

The ’00’ Works have produced a number of small batches of hand built Ready to Run locomotives including a variety of Southern classes, including most recently an ex London and South Western Drummond D15 4-4-0 and also  ex London Brighton and South Coast Railway Marsh I3 4-4-2 Tanks. They also produced, before Hornby, a brass Devon Belle Observation car … Continue reading ’00’ Works to produce a R-T-R ex LSWR Drummond K10 class 4-4-0 locomotive

Guest review of the 00 Works RTR ex LSWR Drummond 4-4-0 D15 Class

The small manufacturer of Ready To Run locomotive 00 Works announced back in May 2017 their intention to produce a batch of ex LSWR Drummond 4-4-0 D15s  A number of the versions have now arrived from 00 Works, although as with many of their releases I have not personally ordered one myself (I already have a … Continue reading Guest review of the 00 Works RTR ex LSWR Drummond 4-4-0 D15 Class