Locomotives on Display at Sheffield Park 2014

No visit to the Bluebell Railway is complete without a peak inside the engine shed, which is home to the largest collection of locomotives of (UK) Southern origin.  The Bluebell Line has another remarkable claim to fame to add to this – it has the largest collection of BR Standard Classes.  Indeed, this collection is…

A Thumping Good Day Out!

A trip to the Watercress Line is always well worth it and this visit was no exception!  The railway has a large fleet of locomotives that is regularly supplemented by visitors.  What made this visit particularly special was of course the  Heritage DMU Thumper Unit 1125 (click here for more) celebrating ten years since withdrawal…

Hornby BR Standard 4MT 4-6-0 Review

Locoyard’s 00 scale model reviews section (click here to read) nearly has all ready to run BR Standard class models reviewed.  Hornby’s version of the 4MT (75xx) 4-6-0 model is regarded as one of the best out there and has a direct competitor from Bachmann (click here to read the review).  Today we look at…