Exbury Gardens Steam Railway

One of the fantastic things about being a steam enthusiast is that in the UK at least, you are rarely far from a steam locomotive inone shape or form. The New Forest is no exception, with one of the star attractions being Exbury Gardens that has it’s own 12 ¼” gauge steam railway, operating around…

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…