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
Only announced as being part of the Hornby 2018 range in January this year the Maunsell 1st Class Kitchen Dining cars have now arrived and yes they are pretty much 1st Class and certainly up the standard that we have come to expect from Hornby for coaching stock. Often coupled to the Maunsell diagram 2005 … Continue reading The Maunsell Kitchen Dining cars arrive, are they 1st Class…
Further to my post earlier this week regarding the availability of the Hornby R4538 Maunsell open second class coach in BR green, its arrival has generated some discussion on a number of forums and email lists with respect to the prototype that Hornby have chosen to model. Friend and guru of all things Southern coach related Chris … Continue reading Protoype information re Hornby Maunsell open second class coach in BR green
Just a quick post to confirm that as advised in my delivery status update post, on 22nd May, the Hornby R4538 Maunsell open second class coach in BR green has now arrived with many retailers although those of you, like me, wanting the SR open third version will have to wait a little longer until … Continue reading R4538 Maunsell open second class coach in BR green arrives
Firstly of course Happy New Year to you all! Hornby's 2012 Plans As I mentioned in my It’s Christmas message this is the time of year that Hornby announce their plans for the coming year. The last couple of years it has been on Christmas Day but this year it has been kept until today … Continue reading Happy, or is that Hornby, New Year!