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…


As promised when we looked at posters, railwayana and other details (click here for more) at Buckfastleigh, this is the report looking at a site visit to Buckfastleigh on the South Devon Railway,  that include photographs of 1366 class pannier tank 1369 in steam, as well as other locomotives, both steam and diesel..

Trago Mills 00 Scale Model Railway

Trago Mills in Devon is one of a small chain of stores in the West Country and can be found near Newton Abbott.  Last year I visited the store and although I reported on two small layout’s to be found there (click here for more), unfortunately I missed seeing the massive 00 scale layout.  Fortunately…

Trago Mills – a brief visit

There are three Trago Mills stores in the Westcountry, two in Cornwall (Falmouth and Liskeard) and another in Devon located off the A38 in between Newton Abbott and Bovey Tracey.  This article looks briefly

A day out on the South Devon Railway Part 2 – Staverton and Totnes

Following from the previous post is a continuation of the journey along the South Devon Railway from Staverton to Totnes Littlehempston.  We start with the very picturesque rural branchline station of Staverton. Staverton is a smal rural atation with a short platform, so if you wish to get off, make sure you are in a correct carriage (usually the first two…