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! Advertisements
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!
Whilst on a lovely (though very muddy!) walk with Mrs Locoyard on 9th March, we briefly passed through Exbury,
Until the end of March 2013, we were accepting nominations for locomotives considered to be the most famous! This competition was started in UK Heritage Hub’s e-magazine (Click here to download and read it). A poll is now live for all nominated entries – click here to vote!
The Watercress Line’s Great Spring Steam Gala
Tonight is the fifth part of a series of blog posts (click here for part 1, click here for part 2, click here for part 3 and click here for part 4), showing some of the Model layouts that could be seen at the Solent Model Railway Group’s Exhibition held on the 23rd and 24…