Newport on the Freight

Good evening, When I visited the Isle of Wight railway in May 2014 the biggest disappointment for me was my camera died before I could get any photographs of the lines brilliant freight train. What made this freight train extra special was that the train was operated with a historically-representative single brake van during the morning.…

The Mighty Calbourne

Good evening, Last weekend I was lucky enough to attend the Isle of Wight Steam Railways first “Island Days” event of 2015 and had a brilliant time. The timetable featured one passenger service and a freight train so I was very happy to discover that Calbourne was running. Despite seeing her several times before some…

GNR Single Ready To Run Model in 00 Scale!

Personally this ready to run model announcement is one of the most exciting 00 scale news stories that we have ever had.  Locomotion Models will be producing a 1:76 scale model of GNR 4-2-2 Single No 1 in collaboration with Rapido Trains.  This adds another manufacturer to the list of firms producing ready to run…

UK Heritage Hub Issue 52 ready to download!

The brand new UKHH E-zine (Issue 52) has finally been able to be released today, 10th April, and is ready to download and read at your leisure. Apologies for the delay in the release of this issue due to a computer failure at our head office which is currently being resolved. To find the magazine…