Olton Hall photographed at London Hyde Park's Winter Wonderland 2011

Arriving soon at Platform 9 3/4

Good evening, As reported last year, almost exactly to the day, www.railwaytouring.net announced that 5972 Olton Hall was to run a special in June before being “taken to the Warner Bros Museum for the rest of its days”. The tour sold out so quickly that they ran a second tour in July. Today it was announced…

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NRM’s Star of 2015

If LNER Pacific 4468 Mallard was the star of 2013-2014, Bulleid Battle of Britain class 34051 Sir Winston Churchill will be for 2015.  2015 marks the 50th anniversary of the state funeral of Sir Winston Churchill.  34051 had the honour of hauling the great statesman’s final journey.  The locomotive has been lovingly cosmetically restored at…

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Adams Radial Model Update

Oxford Rail followed up their previous announcement with some more details of their forthcoming ready to run LSWR 0415 class Adams Radial Tank, plus details of a new wagon they plan to produce. We now know the three versions of the locomotive that Oxford Rail will produce as well as Hornby’s with variants listed below. …