Ropley in 1:76 Scale

Just a short but sweet blog post tonight!  In yesterday’s summary of the Watercress Line’s Spring Steam Gala, one detail I missed was a rather nice model layout that could be found upstairs in the Goods Shed in Alresford. Ropley works are one of preservation’s finest and it comes as no surprise that it has…

Westcliff

Good evening, Tonight we are looking at my favourite layout that I saw at the annual Portsmouth Model Railway Exhibition hosted by the South Hants Model Railway club last weekend. The layout in question is an EM gauge layout called Westcliff which is a “what might have been” based on the Dorset seaside town of…

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 –…

Warley 2014 – The Layouts

Although we reported the news from this big railway exhibition (click here to read) we did not look at the layouts.  Matt Wickham of the Bluebell Model Railway fame (check out his website here) has kindly allowed us to share his video of many of the layouts.  There were some real beauties there, enjoy!

Guildford 00 Scale

You may recall that, prior to having a reality check; I had grand plans for a new model railway.  My plans have downsized somewhat since then and a mini-project is budding, if still someway from blooming.  Despite that, one potential large project that is on the “possibly might do in the distant future” list is…

Pecorama

Pecorama is a large miniature and model railway attraction situated on the southern “Jurassic Coast” of east Devon.  As well as having a large model railway exhibition; there is also a large miniature railway, model shop, gardens and restaurant, plus it is adjacent to Peco’s factory.  Three blog Posts have been published so far on…