Beds and Bucks Open Day 2016

Last weekend was the Beds and Bucks Narrow Gauge Modellers Open Day and I was invited to bring a layout. Taking my first layout to its first exhibition was a little daunting. I’m pleased to say everything worked quite well and people liked the layout, the locos and the slow running. I was very touched…

Sunny Narrow Gauge South

Good evening, Tonight we will be looking at some great narrow gauge model railway layouts courstey of 009 adventures  A spring day in April. The countryside around Sparsholt was bathed in sunside. It was tempting to stay outside. However, the Wessex Narrow Gauge Modellers exhibition was calling me (and many others) and the narrow gauge…

Eurotrack International Exhibition 2013 – Roundup

Today we finally wrap up looking at the International Exhibition of Model Railways 2013, starting with a brief mention of the model railways not covered previously. Unfortunately due to time constraints I was unable to capture more than glimpse of some of these layouts, so this is literally a whistle stop tour!

The Science Museum

It was a visit to the Science Museum in London that sparked the quest to find the most famous steam locomotive (click here to read more).   However despite that, there had yet to be a proper article on the three locomotives to be found there, so here (at last!) it is!