The latest books hot of the press from my good friends at the Irwell Press are firstly two new publications in the excellent hardback "Book of the" series to cover the Southen Railway Moguls. The two volumes cover the initially ex South Eastern and Chatham and later Southern Railway, Richard Maunsell designed and produced 2-6-0 … Continue reading New ‘Moguls’..’The book of the’ from The Irwell Press join the ‘Q’
Today Bachmann Europe Plc. announced their plans for the next 18 months, or so for both the Bachmann Branchlines (00) and Graham Farish (N) brands. They also provided updates on the current work in progress. I outline below the items of Southern / Southern Region interest. The full details of the Bachmann and Graham Farish ranges can be found … Continue reading Bachmann 2018/19 range announcements includes new tooled LBSC H1 and Bulleid 64ft Coaching stock in 00 [updated]
This coming weekend, 10th / 11th October 2015, Fisherton Sarum will be at the Great Electric Train Show organised by the Hornby Magazine at the Heritage Motor Centre, Gaydon Fisherton Sarum's last outing at the excellent Worthing MRC annual exhibition two weeks ago proved that the relocation of the main control panel from the rear of the layout to … Continue reading Fisherton Sarum at the Great Electric Train Show this weekend 10/11th October
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Today's post is an update / catch up on the status of a few Southern Railway / Region related models that are in progress with a number of the Ready to Run manufacturers / commissioners from N to 0 gauge. Kernow Model Centre Regular readers of my blog will know that I have been assisting the … Continue reading Southern Railway / Region related model news update – further updated 12/06/2015
The American phenomenon of Black Friday really hit our UK shores in anger this year and not only included retailers cutting prices on the Friday itself but many online retailers making offers for the week before. Traditionally in the USA it was the amount of trading the day after their Thanksgiving, which signified the start of … Continue reading Black and blue and green weekend…or model repainting
Back in March 2013 Graham Farish announced its intention to produce the N Class 2-6-0 mogul in N gauge. I am pleased to show below the first pictures (copyright and courtesy of A York) of the Engineering Prototype (EP). Being an EP there are still a couple of things that need to be put right, … Continue reading Graham Farish N Class Engineering Prototype first pictures
As seen in my last talking stock post on the my 40T Ballast Hoppers, I often run that rake with my Maunsell N1 as part of one Fisherton Sarum’s signature trains. To create the N1 i converted a Bachmann N class model to the 3 Cylinder N1. The Southern Maunsell N1 class, comprising of six … Continue reading Talking Stock #12 3 cylinders better then 2? Converting an N to an N1