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…

Bachmann (ex-SECR/SR) N Class Review

In July, 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.  Therefore the Bachmann N class will go through the Locoyardometer!  This review has been updated on 28th August 2012 with additional pictures of slope-sided tender version number…

Locoyard Medal Table

As we are almost one week into the Olympic Games and medals are being won, I felt it was high time that I looked at the Model locomotive reviews that have been carried out to find how the modals compare. The gold medal goes to both the Hornby BR Standard 7MT and SR N15.  The accolade of the best overall model is a dead…