Easter 2013 has proved to be much busier than in 2012 at Locoyard, with two important freight deliveries arriving today.
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Our model of the week is BR standard 3MT class locomotive 82019. As usual, we shall be looking at the history of the prototype,
UK Heritage Hub have just published another fantastic newsletter and as usual “The View From Locoyard” is in it! Enjoy! Click here to download and read it!
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Tonight’s blog post is a little unusual! To fill in some of the blank spaces in the “Loco Models“ page, I’ve taken a few pictures of ongoing and future projects that could add some variety to the Locoyard fleet! Enjoy!
A memorable part of the day at the the Watercress Line’s Great Spring Steam Gala 2013 was a tour of the Medstead Wagon Works.
Today we finally wrap up looking at the International Exhibition of Model Railways 2013, starting with a brief mention of the model railways not covered previously. Unfortunately due to time constraints I was unable to capture more than glimpse of some of these layouts, so this is literally a whistle stop tour!
It was a visit to the Science Museum in London that sparked the quest to find the most famous steam locomotive (click here to read more). However despite that, there had yet to be a proper article on the three locomotives to be found there, so here (at last!) it is!
With the opening of the Bluebell Railway’s northern extension tomorrow, a model of one of the line’s locomotive’s seemed appropriate. So here we have, unrebuilt West Country Bulleid Pacific 21C123 Blackmoor Vale!