First Oxford Rail Adams Radial tank on the way.

Graham Muz has a look at sample of the new Oxford Adams radial tank which will be coming out soon. Southern Railway, Fisherton Sarum, Canute Road Quay & Westhill Road Oxford Rail, the new brand of The 4mm scale road vehicle manufacturer Oxford Diecast, announced last November their intention to enter the UK 4mm 00 scale ready…

Bigjigs Heritage Collection GWR 16xx Class 1638 review

Good evening, Tonight we are looking at another locomotive in the Bigjigs Heritage Collection in the form of pannier tank 1638, based on the sole survivor of the class to be found on the Kent and East Sussex Railway. Class: 1600 class Use: Shunting, Light Passenger/Goods Region:Western Era: 1949-1965 Preserved examples: 1638 – Under overhaul – Kent and…

The Woodpecker Railway

The Woodpecker Railway is run by layout owner Dickon Armstrong, David Clark and Alan Armstrong.  It is a fictional rural model railway that changes in form each time it is exhibited depending on space available.  The locomotives are Live Steam or battery powered, operated by remote control.  The steam engines run on gas or coal and…

Hornby Troubles

Hornby is without doubt a vital brand for model railways, indeed the name is synonymous with the hobby to the extent that it can be described as a generic trademark.  The company produces more than just 00 scale model trains however, with familiar products from the likes of Scalextric, Corgi, Airfix and Humbrol all coming under the…

UK Heritage Hub Issue 60 ready to download!

Despite the internet connection in the new editors house making publishing a magazine impossible, and the memory on his laptop making all the images disappear on, during or after insertion, with thanks to the University of York library’s WiFi (once he could eventually work out how to connect to it!), here for your reading pleasure…