Now the dust has settled on the announcement of the Hornby 2020 range, we can take a look at one of the 'New Van' items announced last January as part of the 2019 range, the LSWR/SR/BR(s) Warner 20 ton goods brake van. 75 of this type of van were built between 1915 and 1921. They … Continue reading ‘New Van’ Goods Brake Vans ex LSWR Warner 20T SR diagram 1543 24T arrive from Hornby, we require a different chocolate!
The first "Hornby clockwork train" was released by Meccano Ltd. back in 1920 and therefore the current Hornby are marking the Centenary in style. The full history of Hornby can be found elsewhere but I am sure we are all familiar with the Hornby brands and ranges including: In this post I will provide outline … Continue reading Hornby to celebrate Centenary in style with ambitious plans for their 2020 range, even if not too much Southern… also Work In Progress update
This months picture to bring in the new year... ex LSWR B4 0-4-0t No. 90 'Caen' in Southampton Docks livery, rests at Canute Road Quay. She is a Dapol model, with lamps and crew added and weathered. Check back here on 6th January, just after 9am, for a roundup of the Hornby new range … Continue reading Happy New Year! – Picture of the Month – January 2020