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…

The Oldest…

Apologies to regular readers for the delay of this post, it has been a busy week and as a result have had very little train time.  But fortunately the weekend is here now! Gradually moving away from my western theme and back to Southern, one of my DCC fitted terriers took charge of the GWR Clerestory…