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.

Talking Stock #39 Catering for Southern travellers by Hornby

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

When You Go Home, Tell Them Of Us And Say, For Their Tomorrow, We Gave Our Today #Remembrance #lestweforget

Marking the occasion will be somewhat different this year due to obvious circumstances. If you so wish, wear a poppy with pride today, but please pause respectfully for two minutes at 11 am this Remembrance Sunday and for Armistice Day on Wednesday remembering all those, both service and civilian personnel whom have given their lives … Continue reading When You Go Home, Tell Them Of Us And Say, For Their Tomorrow, We Gave Our Today #Remembrance #lestweforget

Bachmann Showcase Product Announcements – Winter 2020 includes H1 and H2 class new liveries and EFE Rail Well Tanks and Gate Stock

Bachmann Europe have continued their new policy of making quarterly product announcements and as per last August whilst Covid-19 has stopped the physical showcase event taking place Collectors Club members were able to get a virtual preview of today’s announcement earlier this morning. Bachmann  Although no new tooling is announced main new additions to the range … Continue reading Bachmann Showcase Product Announcements – Winter 2020 includes H1 and H2 class new liveries and EFE Rail Well Tanks and Gate Stock

New exclusive LSWR Type 3a ‘Petersfield’ Scenecraft Signal Box in 00 available now from Kernow Model Rail Centre

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