Early Railway’s

In stark contrast to the previous blog post looking at modern traction in the National Railway Museum, York (click here to read more), today we look at locomotives and carriages, some of which are replica’s, that remind us of the early days of railways in the UK.  We begin with elderly 1829 built Shutt End…

Bachmann BR Standard 4MT 2-6-0 Class Model Review

Closely related to Ivatt’s 4MT 2-6-0, the BR Standard 4MT 2-6-0 class was a useful locomotive used in most regions, with the exception of the west.  115 were produced, 17 of them with a larger BR1B tender for the Southern region.  The model reviewed here is catalogue reference 32-952.  Without further ado, here’s the locoyard…