Picture of the Month – June 2021

This months picture... An Andrew Barclay 0-4-0t simmers in the June sunshine on the quayside at Canute Road Quay. She is modified with dumb buffers from a Hattons model.  

Project Genesis, early era 4 and 6 wheeler coaches announced by Hattons including ‘SECR’ and ‘SR’ versions

No not as those whom know me might think, something to do with a prog rock band I'm a very big fan of (some say nerdy about), but a new range of detailed, but 'generic',  4 and 6 wheel ready to run coaches in a variety of styles and liveries, including initially 'SECR' and 'SR' … Continue reading Project Genesis, early era 4 and 6 wheeler coaches announced by Hattons including ‘SECR’ and ‘SR’ versions

Making Quay Changes #1 Moving Eastwards

Although my usual modelling genre, as regular readers will know, is the Southern Railway between 1946 and 1949, however due to Canute Road Quay having very few visual references to either period or location (yes there are a couple, but hey...) it allows me to change the location and era with different rolling stock, vehicles … Continue reading Making Quay Changes #1 Moving Eastwards

Canute Road Quay has a few visitors, including latest @hattonsmodels releases, but normal service is resumed after; and preparation for Railex

It has been a busy period recent both in the arrival of some new ready to run models such as the Hatton's ex SECR P class 0-6-0t,  see my review here, and also their 14" Andrew Barclay along with some time spent applying some finishing decals prior to weathering of a couple of kit built … Continue reading Canute Road Quay has a few visitors, including latest @hattonsmodels releases, but normal service is resumed after; and preparation for Railex