Views of the Adams Radial Tank

The 0415 Adams Radial Tank has been hitting the headlines in model railway circles rather a lot recently and with two 00 scale models on the horizon, it’s easy to see why.  On locoyard we have looked at the type in quite some depth earlier in the year (click here to read) and also some…

The detail is in the shadows

Tonight we have a very special guest blog post from a fantastic artist, Stephen Bedser.  Stephen has previously written for LocoYard and today we are at his final part of his mini series on how his does his paintings. To catch up on his previous posts you can new find it on his own dedicated page…

Update – GNR Single Tender Variations

Tonight we have an update of a previous blog post, that reported on the announcement from Locomotion Models that a model of the GNR Single is to be produced. Many thanks to Simon Kohler for supplying images of the National Railway Museum’s locomotive with both tender variations.  Please click here or on the picture above…

Train Story

The Isle of Wight Steam Railways latest attraction is the newly built Train Story museum, the £1.2 million project which was funded by the Hertiage Lottery and opened to the public in April 2014. Train Story is a huge exhibition space, enabling the Railway’s truly impressive historic collection of locomotives, Victorian and Edwardian carriages and…

Just a Teaser!

Tonight is just a small glimpse of what to expect on locoyard in the next week or so. After a few days away, I shall be reporting on at least 3 railways never before featured on locoyard. Details will follow in due course, but for now here’s a little teaser with a particularly attractive blue…