Locoyard Update

Just a quick update tonight, as I’m sure many of you will, like me be watching England play in the Euro’s!  This weekend I shall be adding more pictures scanned in from the Bluebell Railway in the 1990’s and will also be doing a short peice on Exbury Gardens steam railway.  I am also rather…

Dapol / Kernow Ex-LSWR 0298 Class Beattie Well Tank Review

Class: 0298 Beattie Well Tank Use: Light Goods Region: Southern Era: 1874 (models represent 1931-1935 rebuilds) – 1962 Preserved examples: 30585 – Buckinghamshire Railway Centre 30587 – National Collection (working on the Bodmin & Wenford Railway) For more information on the prototype please click here. Model: Manufacturer: Dapol (exclusive Kernow Model Railway Centre commission) Motor: 5 pole Loco-drive Power: Unclassified DCC…

www.locoyard.com

Exciting news folks, the website domain http://www.locoyard.com has been purchased!  All links shall remain the same, so there’s no need to update your bookmarks.  However, it should make life easier for people trying to find the website. In other news, after receiving a couple of requests for a video tour of Locoyardfest , a short…

Hornby ex-LSWR M7 DCC Fitting Guide

Following up from the review of Hornby M7 class tank engine, I thought a DCC fitting guide might be useful to some of you out there.  This particular model is DCC Ready, so you do not have to worry about using a soldering iron.  So, I hear you say, this is an easier proposition?  Well,…

Locoyardfest 2012

Arguably the biggest railway event in the UK is currently in full swing in York.  Railfest is the coming together of many locomotives from the National Collection, preserved lines and the mainline.  Seeing as I was unable to attend and also for a little fun, I decided to run my very own Locoyardfest!  The challenge was…