DCC Joy! Double Headers…

Today’s post looks at one of the advantages DCC control has over normal DC – double heading.  Today terrier 3 Bodiam is piloting fiddle-yard shunter Austerity (J94) 1111.  The duo can easily pull the four-carriage train of Bachmann Mark 1’s, a feat that the terrier would struggle to perform on its own. Setting up a…

A good ‘N!!

Continuing on my thread of improved models, lead’s me on to Southern Railway olive green N Class 1824, from Bachmann. I love these locomotives, both in model and prototype form.  The model is a good runner, although the tender occasionally derails.  DCC fitting was fairly simple, though space for a decoder is tight.  Following these…

The Oldest…

Apologies to regular readers for the delay of this post, it has been a busy week and as a result have had very little train time.  But fortunately the weekend is here now! Gradually moving away from my western theme and back to Southern, one of my DCC fitted terriers took charge of the GWR Clerestory…