Adams Radial Model Update

Oxford Rail followed up their previous announcement with some more details of their forthcoming ready to run LSWR 0415 class Adams Radial Tank, plus details of a new wagon they plan to produce. We now know the three versions of the locomotive that Oxford Rail will produce as well as Hornby’s with variants listed below. …

A BR Standard Atlantic No More

Good evening, Regular readers might remember that in May 2014, Dave visited the Watercress Line where Britannia had just had her forward driving wheels removed in the Ropley wheel drop. He jokingly called her the “BR Standard Atlantic” and that nickname has stuck. However after some hard work and elbow grease this week she is no…

Camelot Steams!

Tonight’s blog post is a quick update from the post earlier in the week in regards to the Bluebell Railway’s latest locomotive news in respect to the overhaul of 73082 Camelot.  We’re pleased to report that the locomotive’s boiler has passed its’ steam test at Crewe, with further details on the society’s website http://www.73082-camelot.com.

Victory Model Railway Club – 2013 Exhibition

With the creation of the new Model Railway’s Exhibition page I thought it would be a great time to upload some photos from exhibitions I attended before I started writing for LocoYard.com. So today we are looking at the Victory Model Railway Clubs 2013 Exhibition. So up first we have: – St Vincent Road –…

Bluebell Railway Locomotive News

The Bluebell Railway has an impressive fleet of locomotives, many being unique surviving prototypes of a number of classes.  Since the northern extension has been completed, the railway has been able to direct fundraising initiatives to catch up on overhauls and repairs.  Today we have a look at some of the latest loco news from…

Model Railway Exhibitions

Good evening, The last few days I have been searching through the LocoYard archives to find all the posts about the various Model Railway Exhibitions we have been to and create a new page specially for them. Its located unsurprisingly on the Model Railways tab, for each show we have created a slideshow of the…