A day which didn’t go quite as planned!

I planned Saturday 29th December for 6 shots. Nunney Castle at Patchway and then Llanvihangle, followed by the 2 Black 5’s at Llanvihangle. I was then going across to catch 60009 before doubling back to Pilning for the returning Castle and Black 5’s. What transpired left me with no Castle shots. I then went to…

Locoyard Advent Calendar to begin tomorrow!

At 6AM starting tomorrow and until the 24th December we will publish a new railway themed Christmas photograph every day, each time hiding behind the locoyard engine shed doors! We would like to have a variety of images from different people this year to make things more interesting.  If you have a winter themed railway…

A Change in Tack

Far too much time seems to go by whilst gathering thoughts for a new model railway (or dithering as some may say!)  Over a month ago I had resolved to look for a model railway plan that didn’t involve being too big a project and something that had a scenario or story that could be…

November Steam

Us railway enthusiasts have much to thank the armies of volunteers that keep heritage railways alive.  There is hardly a part of the country that does not have a heritage railway nearby, which means that when on holiday in the UK you have usually have many options.  An exception to this rule however, is the…

Christmas time is (almost) here!

The Christmas season is now upon us, with just one month to go until the big day.  Santa Claus himself has already started spending his weekends at various heritage railways and at locoyard.com we are getting ready for our seasonal advent calendar.  Each day at 6AM from the 1st to the 24th December we will…