The Kernow Model Rail Centre ex LSWR/SR Beattie class 0298 well tank was first produced back in 2011. Incredibly for a class that since the 1930's had only three members, with a restrictive sphere of operation, albeit into the late 1960s, on the Bodmin and Wenford branch, the model has been extremely popular resulting in … Continue reading Bespoke footplate crew by MODELU for the KMRC Beattie Well Tank
Kernow Model Rail Centre have announced the LSWR Diagram 1410 Covered Van in 0 Gauge as an exclusive model with the tooling owned by Kernow Model Rail Centre The numerous LSWR 10 ton covered vans were built between 1885 and 1922 to a few different diagrams as the design was developed. Different body styles were … Continue reading LSWR Diagram 1410 Covered van in 0 Gauge announced by Kernow Model Rail Centre
Welcome to the first of my Westhill Road Ramblings as I think thoughts (or why isn't that thunk?), yes dangerous I know, to develop the concept in my mind / imagination and start to make actual physical progress on my new little scenic diorama type layout. To read my introduction to Westhill Road click here. … Continue reading Westhill Road Ramblings#1 3B or not 3B choosing a signal box
The much-anticipated ex LSWR / SR Diagram 1541 10T Road Van produced as an exclusive model by the Kernow Model Rail Centre have now arrived (appropriately via Southampton Docks) and are being despatched to customers and all pre-orders being fulfilled (but please expect this to take a few days). This is not a review for obvious … Continue reading The ex LSWR 10T Diagram 1541 Road Vans by Kernow Model Rail Centre arrive.
All ten versions of the much-anticipated Kernow Model Rail Centre 00 ex LSWR / SR Diagram 1541 10T Road Vans have now been manufactured, are on route to the UK and due for the dispatch of pre-orders at the beginning of July. First introduced by the London & South Western Railway (LSWR) in 1884 they … Continue reading Production of the KMRC exclusive 00 ex LSWR / SR Diagram 1541 10T Road Van is complete and due for delivery in early July.
The Kernow Model Rail Centre, and therefore by default myself, have advised that the much-anticipated ex LSWR / SR Diagram 1541 10T Road Van has been approved for production. This follows the careful review and approval of the Engineering Prototypes received last year and the decorated samples of all ten of the versions being produced … Continue reading Kernow Model Rail Centre approve ex LSWR 10T Diagram 1541 Road Van for Production.
As we are talking Southern Railway catering vehicles it might be worth sitting down and having some light refreshment to go with the read as things are going to get a little confusing and complex! The Southern Railway even with its relatively short distances involved, when compared with some of the other railway companies, still … Continue reading Talking Stock #39 Catering for Southern travellers by Hornby
The Kernow Model Rail Centre has today announced the release of exclusive commission from Bachmann Scenecraft in 00 of the ex London South Western Railway (LSWR) Type 3a, Grade two listed, signal box at Petersfield. The Petersfield type 3a signal box was built c1885 and is located on the Portsmouth Direct Line between Havent and … Continue reading New exclusive LSWR Type 3a ‘Petersfield’ Scenecraft Signal Box in 00 available now from Kernow Model Rail Centre
The Kernow Model Rail Centre have received the first Engineering Prototype (EP) from the tooling for the much-anticipated ex LSWR / SR Diagram 1541 10T Road Van. First introduced by the London & South Western Railway (LSWR) in 1884 they were later classed as Southern Railway Diagram 1541. Almost 500 of these were built between … Continue reading Kernow Model Rail Centre receive first Engineering Sample of the ex LSWR / SR Diagram 1541 10t Road Van
I am delighted to announce that, after spending 15 years in the Road Safety and Traffic Management sector, spending some time out due to Covid 19 has resulted in a decision to change lifestyle, I am delighted, having already hinted a new role, to be taking up the newly created role of Development Manager with … Continue reading New Development Manager for Kernow Model Rail Centre – or letting the cat out of the bag