London, Brighton and South Coast Railway number 672 Fenchurch is 141 years old today! As well as celebrating it’s 141st Birthday today, last week the locomotive visited Littlehaven as part of the station’s 150th Birthday, so it’s been a back to back party-time for Fenchurch! Advertisements
One of the jewels in the crown of the magnificent National Collection is the only remaining LBSCR tender locomotive – 214 Gladstone.
There are currently three examples of this model in working condition in the Locoyard collection, all DCC chipped; one with a minor modification, another more so – with a Golden Arrow bunker extension kit fitted (below). In fact I’ve also got another two models; one is broken for spares and I’ve owned 2 others in…
The standard 0-6-0 chassis with type 7 motor has for some time been used in a lot of Hornby model locomotives! The list of models below may not be 100% complete, but covers some of the major types where it is used. Hornby models using the Type 7 0-6-0 chassis:
Today’s celebration is actually a day late, as yesterday marked Locoyard’s first anniversary of
We continue looking at Christmas Steam, but this time look at a very wet Havenstreet on the Isle of Wight. War Department Hunslet Austerity WD198 Royal Engineer was in charge of services (above). Although a Santa Special, Santa was not to be found on
Many of you may have found through reading in the press that the only surviving LBSCR E1 class has moved from