No visit to the Bluebell Railway is complete without a peak inside the engine shed, which is home to the largest collection of locomotives of (UK) Southern origin. The Bluebell Line has another remarkable claim to fame to add to this – it has the largest collection of BR Standard Classes. Indeed, this collection is…
Good evening Despite Newport being the headliner at the spring gala the locomotive I was most impressed with was number 24 Calbourne. Calbourne leaving Ashey
The National Railway Museum’s LSWR M7 tank is one of two members of the once 105 strong class of M7 tank.
Our Model of the Week is the beautiful LSWR T9 class 120. Possibly one of the best looking models available in 00 scale, the locomotive also has an interesting history that we will look at today.
Tonight’s Blog Post is a slideshow of pictures
Following the recent reviews of Hornby’s 0-4-0 side-tank locomotives, today’s blog post look’s at two real 0-4-0 tank engines on
Last week we had a look at rebuilt Battle of Britain Class 34059 Sir Archibald Sinclair in steam on the Bluebell Railway, this week we return to Sheffield Park in 2009 to have a look at a few
Another addition to the Steam Diary is a brief visit to Bodmin General, early on 17th July 2010, when Beattie Well-Tank 30587 was
Quite possibly the most complimented and most criticised model locomotive on this blog is the Hornby T9. This fantastic looking model has a level of detail that as far as I’ve seen is yet to be beaten in 00 scale. The same can not be said for its performance. I’ve spent some time trying
Following from the post earlier in the week are a few more photographs of locomotives on display at the engine sheds at Sheffield Park on the Bluebell Railway. We start with two views of the unique LSWR Adams radial