A resident on the railway since returning to steam in 2010, 48274 has been a regular performer in quite a number of guises. The locomotive has led a varied life, being built to an LMS design as a heavier freight version of the already very successful black five (also a visitor to the railway,…
One of the more recent additions to the Locoyard fleet is S&DJR 3F Jinty number 23. It will be reviewed in due course, but for the time being here is the guide to fit a DCC decoder.
Tonight we have the last back-dated blog post from the North York Moors Railway in 2011, featuring ex-LMS Black 5 class 45428 Eric Treacy at Grosmont.
The Bachmann Fairburn 4MT Tank engine is a favourite performer here at locoyard. It predates this blog, so a DCC fitting guide was never published before, however as the locomotive had a small decoder fitted but had space for a bigger one, I took the opportunity to replace it and publish this guide!
Welcome to Locoyard’s Model of the Week Blog Post! Today we have an example of arguably one of the most versatile steam locomotives ever constructed – the Stanier Black 5!
Tonight we go back in time to 2011 and have a good look at the North York Moors Railway’s fantastic Loco yard. Grosmont is certainly one of my favourite places in the country when it comes to steam locomotive depots.
Whilst searching to fill the missing BR standard 4MT gaps in the locoyard fleet, I stumbled upon an Ivatt 4MT 2-6-0. This is not a southern engine and in that respect quite out of place in the collection, but nevertheless it is an unusual addition to the fleet and a review of it will be…
Tonight we go back to 2011 to see ex-LMS Black 5 class 45428 at Whitby about to begin pulling the “Yorkshire Coast Express” to Pickering. This locomotive is named after the famous railway photographer
As with many other preserved line’s, last Sunday 4th November saw the last day of public service trains on the Watercress Line in 2012. The upcoming month of December will see steam return to
Despite being a regular performer on the Watercress Line and my fairly regular visits to the railway, this locomotive has had relatively little coverage here on Locoyard and it is time for that to change! Ex-LMS Black 5 45379 re-entered for the first time in forty five years in 2010 and has since become highly