Ready To Run Models

Looking across the yard today, I reflected that Railway modellers live in very good times.  The range of Ready to Run (RTR) models available is incredible really.  With that in mind, I lined up  four locomotives for the picture above showing some contrasting examples from all three major RTR manufacturers of 00 models.  It makes…

A good ‘N!!

Continuing on my thread of improved models, lead’s me on to Southern Railway olive green N Class 1824, from Bachmann. I love these locomotives, both in model and prototype form.  The model is a good runner, although the tender occasionally derails.  DCC fitting was fairly simple, though space for a decoder is tight.  Following these…