Hornby LNER A1/A3 class review

This week’s model review is Hornby’s super-detail version of what is claimed to be the world’s most famous locomotive – 4472 Flying Scotsman.  The LNER A3 class is an ever popular prototype and it was high time it was reviewed here on Locoyard!  Before we begin, I must apologise for this model’s lack of smoke…

Hornby LNER A4 class review

Last week, Locoyard followers were given the opportunity to vote for the next model review.  The Bachmann N class and Hornby A4 won with the same number of votes.  Today see’s the Hornby A4 class go through the Locoyardometer! Class: Gresley A4 Pacfic Use: Express Passenger Region: London and North Eastern Railway Era: 1935-1966 Preserved examples: 4464 (60019) Bittern – mainline certified, based at Southall Depot 4468 (60022)…

Hornby BR Standard 7MT Britannia Class Review

Class: BR Standard 7MT Use: Express Passenger Regions: Mainly Eastern and Western, with some North Eastern and Scottish with Southern examples used for Golden Arrow and Bournemouth Belle duties only. Era: 1951-1967 Preserved examples: 70000 Britannia – Crewe Heritage Centre (working on Mainline tours) 70013 Oliver Cromwell – National Collection (working on Mainline tours) Manufacturer: Hornby Model Reviewed: Hornby R3096…