Eskmuir

Today I had the pleasure of visiting the Southampton Model Railway Exhibition 2016 with Simon.  There were many layouts on display at this large and generally well attended fixture in the model railway exhibition calendar.  Held at Barton Peveril College, Eastleigh it is one of the best on Hampshire’s coast in my opinion and the visit proved to be…

York Central Consultation and the National Railway museum

Good evening, Tonight we are looking at a rather interesting post by Paul Kirkman the Director of the National Railway Museum in York and he talks about the museums future plans. When I arrived at the National Railway Museum at the end of 2012, my colleagues were still a little bruised from the recent collapse…

Steam at Kensal Rise

Originally posted on utterlee:
Yesterday I had an errand to run at Kentish Town so I took the opportunity to coincide my journey with the passing through of Kensal Rise station by the Cathedrals Express steam engine…

Locoyard Model Railway January 2016 Update

Here we are in 2016, almost 2 years since the original locoyard model railway was dismantled and still there’s no version 2. But we’re getting closer! In December an update for the model railway was published in the link at the foot of this blog post and since then there’s been progress. On a Saturday…

Clan Line Update

Good evening, Tonight we are having a quick look at the latest updates from Clan Lines overhaul at Crewe Works. With Clan Line being the flagship of preserved Southern Region steam locomotives, her overhaul is being closely watched. Work is progressing well on the locomotive with the team getting a much better idea of what…