Santa Special!

As we come towards the end of November (and not to mention Movember), we approach December and Santa Special season.  This is Locoyard.com’s first Christmas season and as with many seasonal events, we will be celebrating here!  “And how?” I hear you ask – well we start 1st December at 6AM (GMT) with day 1…

Clash of the Titans! Bachmann versus Hornby 9F models

Certain prototypes capture the hearts and minds of many enthusiasts and the BR standard 9F is certainly one of them.  The 9F was a unique standard class that unlike it’s cousins, gave British steam a locomotive type that was new.  And it’s also regarded as one of the best performing types too, as discussed in…