Explore Locoyard!

It’s well worth checking out http://www.locoyard.com properly!  There is so much here, including over 3600 images, 40 web pages and over 800 blog posts with a variety of topics on heritage and model railways.  The blog started life as a model railway diary and to a small extent this remains the case, but it’s much more…

Heritage Appeal

Originally posted on National Railway Museum blog:
Harriet Lamb works for our Development team and talks about the amazing generosity of our visitors. 2013 was a really special year for our museum. To celebrate the anniversary of Mallard’s record breaking achievement we reunited all six remaining A4 locomotives. We welcomed thousands of visitors in July…

Asperger’s Fundraiser; An Update

Last week, I posted the fantastic news about the Asperger’s Fundraiser (click here to read) and they had been regrouped as Charters 4 Change, there has been some slight bumps in the track. After lack of staff, and poor donations, they have had to scale back. The main Asperger’s Flyer is still going ahead, and the evening at the Talyllyn…

Model Railway in a Railway Carriage

Whilst at the Watercress Lines Spring Steam Gala last year myself and Dave of LocoYard went on a tour of the Medstead wagon yard. During the tour we got talking to one of the Watercress Lines wagon gang (a brilliant set of guys but are all completely insane) and he told us about their new…