Canute Road Quay – Exhibition update – Stafford Railway Circle Exhibition 5th & 6th February Cancelled

I have been advised that the Stafford Railway Circle Exhibition that Canute Road Quay was due to attend on 5th & 6th February 2022 has been unfortunately cancelled. The show organisers have advised: "In view of the rapidly worsening Covid situation caused by the Omicron variant, Stafford Railway Circle has decided that it is not … Continue reading Canute Road Quay – Exhibition update – Stafford Railway Circle Exhibition 5th & 6th February Cancelled

Wishing you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

Merry Christmas to you all, fill up your life with love, compassion, tolerance, peace, happiness and perhaps hopefully some time for modelling. Who knows what the next few weeks or even months might continue to bring,  please make the time to contact your friends and family, especially those whom might be alone, and not able … Continue reading Wishing you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

Bachmann product British Railways Announcements – Autumn 2021 includes class 47s and EFE Rail Adams O2 class locos

Bachmann Europe have continued their new policy of making quarterly product British Railways Announcements and whilst Covid-19 has stopped any physical showcase event taking place, Bachmann announced the new items in a video that can be seen here:   As usual I round up those items of a SR / BR(s) relevance below: Bachmann  Following … Continue reading Bachmann product British Railways Announcements – Autumn 2021 includes class 47s and EFE Rail Adams O2 class locos

The ex LSWR 10T Diagram 1541 Road Vans by Kernow Model Rail Centre arrive.

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.

Production of the KMRC exclusive 00 ex LSWR / SR Diagram 1541 10T Road Van is complete and due for delivery in early July.

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.

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]

’00’ Works to produce a R-T-R ex LSWR Adams A12 class “Jubilee” 0-4-2.

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 the LSWR 0330 class,  ex London and South Western Drummond K10 4-4-0 and  ex LSWR Drummond D15 4-4-0 and also ex London Brighton and South Coast Railway Marsh I3 … Continue reading ’00’ Works to produce a R-T-R ex LSWR Adams A12 class “Jubilee” 0-4-2.

Kernow Model Rail Centre approve ex LSWR 10T Diagram 1541 Road Van for Production.

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.