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…

Model Railway Layouts of Pecorama – Part 1

This is the first blog post looking at the model railway exhibition of Pecorama.  The exhibition is divided into sections, each one giving an idea for a possible location of a model railway layout.  Without further ado, let’s start looking at these model railways! The Home Extension – 00 Gauge Thomas the Tank Engine and…

Mallard and Flying Scotsman Beer

After seeing The Great Gathering at the National Railway Museum, York (click here to read more), what better way was there to continue the celebrations than going home with a bottle of Flying Scotsman and a bottle of Mallard Beer!  So here is a vague attempt at a taste test, just in case any of…

The Real Ale Train!

Those of you who follow me on twitter (@LocoYard) will know that on 20th April, Mrs Locoyard and I had a fantastic evening on board the Watercress Line’s “Real Ale Train!”  Although the railway is not a million miles from where we live,

Alresford Station on the Watercress Line

Today’s post has taken inspiration from fellow Tweeter Nick Littlewood (@NickPLittlewood) who very regularly posts interesting exerts from publications, pictures, posters that are railway related.  If you have an interest in railways, Nick is a fantastic person to follow on twitter!  He manages to find a large range and quantity of interesting railway material to share.  With this…